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Hansjörg Grützmacher: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2016

Name Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Grützmacher
FieldAnorganische Chemie
Address
Lab. für Anorganische Chemie
ETH Zürich, HCI H 131
Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10
8093 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 632 28 55
Fax+41 44 633 10 32
E-mailhgruetzmacher@ethz.ch
DepartmentChemistry and Applied Biosciences
RelationshipFull Professor

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
529-0143-00LInorganic and Organometallic Polymers7 credits3GH. Grützmacher, J. Grützmacher
Abstract1. Introduction: What are Inorganic Polymers
1.1. Classification, 1.2. Nomenclature, 1.3. Synthetic Strategies, 1.4. Characterisation
2. Polyphosphazenes
3. Polysiloxanes
4. Organometallic Polymers
5. Dendritic Molecules
6. Introduction to Inorganic Materials
ObjectiveUnderstanding of the current literature in the field of inorganic polymers and materials.
Lecture notesA manuscript will be distributed to the participants of the course.
LiteratureScript and recent orginal literature indicated in the course.
Prerequisites / NoticeBasis for the understanding of this lecture are the courses Allgemeine Chemie 1&2, Anorganische Chemie 1: Übergangsmetallchemie (Dozent Mezzetti).
529-0198-00LMain Group Element and Coordination Chemistry0 credits2SH. Grützmacher
Abstract
Objective
529-0199-00LInorganic and Organometallic Chemistry0 credits2KC. Copéret, H. Grützmacher, D. Günther, M. Kovalenko, A. Mezzetti, A. Togni
Abstract
Objective
529-2001-AALChemistry I and II Information
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
9 credits19RH. Grützmacher, W. Uhlig
AbstractGeneral Chemistry I and II: Chemical bond and molecular structure, chemical thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium, kinetics, acids and bases, electrochemistry
ObjectiveIntroduction to general and inorganic chemistry. Basics of the composition and the change of the material world. Introduction to the thermodynamically controlled physico-chemical processes. Macroscopic phenomena and their explanation through atomic and molecular properties. Using the theories to solve qualitatively and quantitatively chemical and ecologically relevant problems.
Content1. Stoichiometry

2. Atoms and Elements (Quantenmechanical Model of the Atom)

3. Chemical Bonding

4. Thermodynamics

5. Chemical Kinetics

6. Chemical Equilibrium (Acids and Bases, Solubility Equilibria)

7. Electrochemistry
Lecture notesNivaldo J. Tro
Chemistry - A molecular Approach (Pearson), Chapter 1-18
LiteratureHousecroft and Constable, CHEMISTRY
Oxtoby, Gillis, Nachtrieb, MODERN CHEMISTRY
529-2002-AALChemistry II
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
5 credits11RH. Grützmacher, W. Uhlig
AbstractChemistry II: Redox reactions, chemistry of the elements, introduction to organic chemistry
ObjectiveErweitern der allgemeinen Grundlagen und Erarbeiten einer Basis, um Prozesse in komplexeren Umweltsystemen (Wasser / Luft / Boden) in ihrem zeitlichen und quantitativen Ablauf verstehen und beurteilen zu können.
Content1. Redoxreactions

2. Inorganic Chemistry
Rules for nomenclature of inorganic compounds. Systematic description of the groups of elements in the periodical system and the most important compounds of these elements. Formation of compounds as a consequence of the electronoc structure of the elements.

3. Introduction to organic chemistry
Description of the most important classes of compounds and of the functional groups. Principal reactivity of these functional groups.
Stereochemistry.
Rection mechanisms: SN1- and SN2-reactions, electrophilic aromatic subtitutions, eliminations (E1 and E2), addition reactions (C=C and C=O double bonds). Chemistry of carbony and carboxyl groups.
Rules for nomenclature of inorganic compounds. Systematic description of the groups of elements in the periodical system and the most important compounds of these elements. Formation of compounds as a consequence of the electronoc structure of the elements.

3. Introduction to organic chemistry
Description of the most important classes of compounds and of the functional groups. Principal reactivity of these functional groups.
Stereochemistry.
Rection mechanisms: SN1- and SN2-reactions, electrophilic aromatic subtitutions, eliminations (E1 and E2), addition reactions (C=C and C=O double bonds). Chemistry of carbony and carboxyl groups.
Lecture notesC.E.Housecroft, E.C.Constable, Chemistry, 4rd Edition, Pearson, Harlow (England), 2010 (ISBN 0-131-27567-4), Chap. 18-33
LiteratureTh.L.Brown, H.E.LeMay, B.E.Bursten; Chemie, 10. Auflage, Pearson Studium, München, 2007 (ISBN 3-8273-7191-0)

C.E.Housecroft, E.C.Constable, Chemistry, 3rd Edition, Pearson, Harlow (England), 2006 (ISBN 0-131-27567-4)

D.W.Oxtoby, H.P.Gillis, N.H.Nachtrieb, Principles of Modern Chemistry, Fifth Edition, Thomson, London, 2002 (ISBN 0-03-035373-4)