CHEM 453

Structure, Reactivity and Bonding

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: CHEM 353

Symmetry elements and operations in molecules. Applications of group theory in chemistry. Descriptions of chemical bonding and reactivity in inorganic and organic molecules using qualitative molecular orbital theory. Huckel MO theory of cyclical conjugated molecules. Structure and bonding in coordination and organometallic compounds.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of CHEM 453, CHEM 353.


Undergraduate course in Chemistry offered by the Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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