Inorganic chemistry deals with the synthesis and behavior of inorganic and organometallic compounds.

1. Extraction of Metals

Occurrence of Metals

General Principles of Extraction

  1. Crushing and Pulverization
  2. Concentration or Dressing of Ore
  3. Calcination and Roasting of Ore
  4. Reduction of Metal Oxides to Free Metal
  5. Refining of Metals

2. Periodic Table & Atomic Properties

  1. Early Attempts to Classify Elements
  2. Mendeleev's Periodic Table
  3. Long Form of Periodic Table
  4. Position of Metals, Non-Metals and Metalloids

Periodicity in Atomic Properties

  1. Atomic Size
  2. Ionic Size
  3. Ionization Enthalpy
  4. Electron Gain Enthalpy
  5. Electronegativity

3. Hydrogen

  1. Position in Periodic Table
  2. Isotopes of Hydrogen
  3. Physical Properties
  4. Chemical Properties
  5. Uses

Compounds of Hydrogen

  1. Water
  2. Heavy Water
  3. Hydrogen Peroxide

4. Alkali Metals

  1. Electronic Configuration
  2. Physical Properties
  3. Chemical Properties

5. Alkaline Earth Metals

  1. Electronic Configuration
  2. Physical Properties
  3. Chemical Properties

6. p-Block Elements

  1. General Characteristics of p-Block Elements
  2. Anomalous Behaviour of First Element in Each Group of The p-Block
  3. Inert Pair Effect

7. d-Block Elements

  1. Electronic Configuration
  2. Physical Properties
  3. Variable Oxidation States
  4. Magnetic Properties
  5. Colour of Ions and Compounds
  6. Catalytic Properties

Important Compounds

  1. Potassium Dichromate
  2. Potassium Permanganate

8. f-Block Elements

  1. Electronic Configuration
  2. Lanthanoide Contraction

9. Coordination Compounds

  1. Werners Coordination Theory
  2. Ligand, Coordination Number, Coordination Sphere & Oxidation Number
  3. Nomenclature of Coordination Compounds
  4. Valence Bond Theory
  5. Applications of Coordination Compounds