Chemistry for Degree Students B.Sc. 2nd Year (LPSPE)

Chemistry for Degree Students B.Sc. 2nd Year (LPSPE)

Authors : Dr. R L Madan

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About the Author

Dr. R L Madan :-
He has over 35 years experience of teaching chemistry at different levels. He has done extensive research work in the areas of adsorption, catalysis and surface chemistry at the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. He has to his credit 15 research papers in the areas of adsorption, catalysis, polymers and superconductivity published in different national and international journals.
He started his teaching career at Government Postgraduate College, Gurgaon. He has held positions of Head of the Chemistry Department, Government Postgraduate College, Faridabad and Principal, Government College, Panchkula and Tigaon (Faridabad). He is a recipient of UNESCO and Swedish Institute Fellowships and has authored a number of books on Chemistry and Environmental Education.

About the Book

This textbook is written to meet the requirements of undergraduate students of B.Sc. Second Year of all Indian universities. Comprising three parts Inorganic, Organic and Physical, it comprehensively details all the principles of chemistry. Illustrations and diagrams are provided to help students in understanding the chemical structures and reactions.


Part-I: Inorganic Chemistry
1. Chemistry of Elements of First Transition Series
2. Chemistry of Elements of Second and Third Transition Series
3. Oxidation and Reduction
4. Coordination Compounds
5. Chemistry of Lanthanide Elements
6. Chemistry of Actinides
7. Acids and Bases
8. Non-Aqueous Solvents
Part-II: Organic Chemistry
1. Electromagnetic Spectrum: Absorption Spectra
2. Alcohols
3. Phenols
4. Ethers and Epoxides
5. Aldehydes and Ketones
6. Carboxylic Acids
7. Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
8. Organic Compounds of Nitrogen
Part-III: Physical Chemistry
1. Thermodynamics - I
2. Thermodynamics - II
3. Chemical Equilibrium
4. Phase Rule
5. Liquid-Liquid Mixtures
6. Distribution Law
7. Electrochemistry - I
8. Electrochemistry - II

Key Features

• Highlights important laws, concepts and principles for a more focussed learning
• Interesting examples and illustrations provided throughout the text
• Exercises based on questions from different university papers