Organometallic Chemistry   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

CHM 473 - Organometallic Chemistry

Focuses on the unique chemistry that results when organic molecules are covalently bonded to metals. Emphasis on the organometallic chemistry of the transition metals. Topics include bonding, preparation and reaction of the major classes of organometallic molecules, reaction mechanisms, use of synthons, and catalysis. Eight hours individually scheduled lab project. (3-0-0) Offered winter semester of even-numbered years. Prerequisites: CHM 247, CHM 248 or CHM 249.

Credits: 3