Chemistry for Degree Students (B.Sc. Sem.-I, As per CBCS)

Chemistry for Degree Students (B.Sc. Sem.-I, As per CBCS)

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 has been designed to meet the needs of B.Sc. First Semester students of Chemistry as per the UGC Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). With its traditional approach to the subject, this textbook lucidly explains principles of chemistry. Important topics such as atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, fundamentals of organic chemistry, stereochemistry and aliphatic hydrocarbons are aptly discussed to give an overview of inorganic and organic chemistry. Laboratory work has also been included to help students achieve solid conceptual understanding and learn experimental procedures.


Salient Features

• Highlights important laws, concepts and principles for a more focussed learning
• Interesting examples and illustrations provided throughout the text
• Engaging chapter-end exercises, having more than 900 questions, to enhance and strengthen learning of the students

Table of Content

Part-I: Inorganic Chemistry
• Atomic Structure • Ionic Bonding • Covalent Bonding

Part-II: Organic Chemistry
• Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry • Benzenoids and Aromaticity • Stereochemistry of Organic Compounds • Alkanes • Alkenes • Alkynes

Part-III: Laboratory Work
• Volumetric Analysis—Apparatus and Techniques • Acid-Alkali Titrations • Potassium Permanganate Titrations • Potassium Dichromate Titrations • Iodine Titrations • Detection of Elements • Paper Chromatography