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

Chemistry for Degree Students (B.Sc. Sem.-II, 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. Second 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 chemical energetics, chemical/ionic equilibrium, aromatic hydrocarbons, alkyl/aryl halides, alcohols, phenols, ethers, aldehydes and ketones are aptly discussed to give an overview of physical 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
• Over 250 interesting examples and illustrations provided throughout the text
• Engaging chapter-end exercises, having more than 800 questions, to enhance  and strengthen learning of the students

Table of Content

Part-I: Physical Chemistry
• Chemical Energetics • Chemical Equilibrium • Ionic Equilibrium

Part-II: Organic Chemistry
• Aromatic Hydrocarbons • Alkyl and Aryl Halides • Alcohols • Phenols • Ethers (Aliphatic and Aromatic) • Aldehydes and Ketones

Part-III: Laboratory Work
• Thermochemistry • Ionic Equilibria • Purification of Organic Compounds by Crystallization • Distillation • Determination of Melting and Boiling Points • Organic Preparations