VITEEE Syllabus for Chemistry
d and f - Block Elements
Lanthanides-introduction, lanthanide contraction, oxidation state-chemical reactivity, brief and uses comparison of actinides and lanthanides. Nuclear fission and fusion-nuclear energy, radio carbon dating-uses of radioactive isotopes, nuclear reaction in sun. General characteristics of d-block elements, principles and occurrence of extraction: Zinc and silver, copper. Properties of 3, 4 AgNO CuSO and 7 2 2 O Cr K and 4 KMnO, preparation.
Theories on coordination compounds-valence bond theory-biocoordination compounds (Chlorophyll and Hemoglobin)-Werner’s theory-uses of coordination compounds. Introduction-IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds-structural isomerism, 6-coordinate complexes-terminology in coordination chemistry-isomerism in coordination compounds-geometrical isomerism in 4-coordinate.
Types of ionic crystals-electrical property-unit cell-amorphous solid, x-ray crystal structure-imperfections in solids.
Non-spontaneous and spontaneous processes-Gibb’s free energy-third law of thermodynamics-I and II law of thermodynamics-entropy-free energy change and chemical equilibrium.
Chemical Equilibrium and Chemical Kinetics
Rate expression and order of a reaction, pseudo first order and first order reaction, zero order-arrhenius equation, half life period, activation energy, determination of rate order/constant of reaction-temperature dependence of rate constant. Application of law of mass action-Le Chatlier’s Principle.
Variation of conductance with dilution-specific conductance, specific resistance, equivalent and molar conductance-kohlraush’s law-theory of strong electrolytes-theory of electrical conductance-Faraday’s laws of electrolysis. Construction of cell and emf-corrosion and its preventions, fuel cells-electrodes and electrode potentials-cells.
Alcohols and Ethers
Ethers-properties-aromatic ethers-reactions of anisole-general methods of preparation of aliphatic ethers-uses-preparation of anisole-uses. Nomenclature of alcohols-general methods of preparation of primary alcohols-classification of alcohols-properties-methods of preparation of dihydric alcohols: properties-glycol-uses-properties-aromatic alcohols-uses-properties and preparation of phenols and benzyl alcohol.
Aromatic aldehydes-propreties and uses, preparation of benzaldehyde. Aromatic ketones-porperties-uses, properties-preparation of benzophenone-preparation of acetophenone. Ketones-general methods of preparation of aliphatic ketones. Nomenclature of carbonyl compounds-general methods of preparation of aldehydes-uses-properties-comparison of aldehydes.
Derivatives of carboxylic acids, properties-preparation-acetyl chloride (COCI CH3)-uses. Preparation of acetamide-acetic anhydride-properties-preparation. Preparation of esters-properties-methyl acetate. Nomenclature-formic acid-uses-preparation of aliphatic monocarboxylic acids-properties. Monohydroxy mono carboxylic acids, lactic acid-preparation of oxalic and succinic acid, aliphatic dicarboxylic acids-synthesis of lactic acid-aromatic acids-aliphatic dicarboxylic acids-properties-salicylic and Benzoic acid.
Organic Nitrogen Compounds
General methods of preparation-distinction between 0 0 2, 1, and 0 3 amines-properties-preparation. Aromatic amines-properties-preparation-uses-synthesis of benzylamine-aniline-properties. Distinction between aromatic and aliphatic amines. Aliphatic nitriles-properties-preparation-uses. Diazonium salts-preparation of Benzene diazoniumchloride-properties. Aliphatic nitro coumpounds-properites-preparation of aliphatic nitroalkanes-uses. Aromatic nitro compounds-properties-preparation-uses. Distinction between aromatic and aliphatic nitro compounds. Aliphatic amines, amines.