Textbook: General Chemistry by Petrucci, 9th and/or 10th Ed.

Topics to be covered (according to 9th Edition):

1. Electrons in Atoms (Ch 8)

  •      Electromagnetic Radiation
  •      Atomic Spectra
  •      Quantum Theory
  •      The Bohr Atom
  •      Two İdeas Leading To A New Quantum Mechanics
  •      Wave Mechanics
  •      Quantum Numbers And Electron Orbitals
  •      Electron Configuration
  •      Periodic Table

2. Periodic Table and Atomic Properties (Ch 9)

  •      Classifying The Elements: Periodic Law and
  •      Periodic Table
  •      Metals And Nonmetals And Their İons
  •      The Size Of Atoms And İons
  •      Ionization Energy
  •      Electron Affinity
  •      Periodic Properties Of The Elements

3. Chemical Bonding I – II (Ch 10-Ch 11)

  •      Lewis Theory
  •      Covalent and Polar Covalent Bonding
  •      Octet Rule and Exceptions
  •      The Shapes of Molecules
  •      Bond Order and Bond Lenghts
  •      Valence-Bond Method
  •      Hybridization of Atomic Orbitals
  •      Multiple Covalent Bonds
  •      Molecular Orbital Theory

4. Gases (Ch 6)

  •      Properties of Gases
  •      The Simple Gas Law
  •      Combining Ideal and General Gas Laws
  •      Applications of Ideal Gas Law
  •      Gases in Chemical Reactions
  •      Mixtures of Gases
  •      Kinetic-Molecular Theory of Gases
  •      Non-ideal (real) Gases

5. Liquids, Solids and Intermolecular Forces (Ch 12)

  •      Intermolecular Forces and Some Properties of Liquids
  •      Vaporization of Liquids: Vapor Pressure
  •      Properties of Solids
  •      Phase Diagrams
  •      Van der Waals Forces
  •      Hydrogen Bonding
  •      Chemical Bond and Intermolecular Forces
  •      Crystal Structures