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Co-Ordination Compounds

Coordination compounds - Introduction, ligands, coordination number, colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds. Bonding, Werner's theory, VBT, and CFT; structure and stereo isomerism, importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative inclusion, extraction of metals and biological system).

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Importance and Application of Coordination Compounds

Importance and Application of Coordination Compounds: EDTA is used in the estimation of Ca2+ and Mg2+ in hardwater.  The Ca2+ and Mg2+ ions form...
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Metal Carbonyls

Metal Carbonyls The homoleptic complexes in which carbon monoxide (CO) acts as the ligand are called metal carbonyls. For example: Ni(CO)4 Structure of some important metal carbonyls...
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Stability and Colors in coordination compounds

The stability of the coordination compound depends on Nature of the ligand: Chelating ligands form strong and more stable complexes than the monodentate ligands. The π-...
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Werner’s theory of coordination compounds

According to Werner's theory of coordination compounds, there are two types of valencies in coordination compounds: Primary valencies: These are ionizable valencies, satisfied by...
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Isomerism in coordination compounds

Isomers are two or more compounds that have the same chemical formula but a different arrangement of atoms. Types of Isomerism There are two types of...
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Nomenclature of Coordination Compounds

Nomenclature is important in Coordination Chemistry because of the need to have an unambiguous method of describing formulas and writing systematic names, particularly when...
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Introduction to Co-Ordination Compounds

The transition metals form a large number of complex compounds in which the metal atoms are bound to a number of anions or neutral...