TARGET GATE 2019 Strategy and Reference Books
Physical Chemistry . Quantum Mechanics Properties of Quantum Mechanical Operators like linear and commutation. Eigen functions and Eigen Values. Well behaved wave functions. Average value of Operators. Hermitian Operator. Particle in 1D and 3D box. Degeneracy and Probability of finding the particle. Hydrogen Atom Wave functions. Radial and Angular Nodes. Overlap Integral and Huckel Questions Perturbation and Variation Theorem Harmonic Oscillator Advance Topics LCAO-MOT to H2+, H2 and other diatomic molecules like HF, CO, NO, and to simple delocalized -electron systems VBT
Physical Chemistry . Physical Spectroscopy Rotational Spectroscopy - Criteria for a molecule to be active, rotors and numericals Vibrational Spectroscopy- Criteria for a molecule to be active and numericals Raman Spectroscopy - Selection Rules, Raman active modes and numericals. NMR Spectroscopy Nuclear g factor and oscillation shift Beer Lambert's Law Theory and numericals
Physical Chemistry Group Theory Symmetry Elements Point Groups Mulliken Symbol Missing Characters in a character table
Physical Chemistry Kinetics Transition state theory: Eyring equation. Units of Rate Constant and graphical methods. Elementary, parallel, opposing and consecutive reactions. Steady state approximation Unimolecular reactions and enzyme catalysis. Radioactivity: Decay processes, half-life of radioactive elements, fission and fusion processes. Advance Topics Kinetics of photochemical and photophysical processes Kinetics of polymerization
Physical Chemistry Thermodynamic:s Gibbs-Helmholtz and Maxwell relations Carnot Cycle and Basics of Thermodymanics like Adiabatic process, isochoric, isobaric process etc. Criteria of spontaneity and equilibrium. Le Chatlier Principle. Heat capacitiy. Partial molar quantities. Thermodynamics of mixing - Especially numericals. Thermochemistry Numericals Only Statistical Thermodynamics Microcanonical and canonical ensembles, Boltzmann distribution and partition functions.
Physical Chemistry . Solid State Crystals systems and their characteristics. Voids and defects. Number of voids in different systems. Spinel and Inverse Spinels. Crystal Structures and their properties like Wurtzite. Numericals- Density Formula and Bragg's Law. V Cnibonaf cyic dces
Physical Chemistry . Surface Chemistry Physisorption and chemisorption - Differences VLangmuir, Freundlich and BET Theory, Graphical Problems and Numericals Surface catalysis: Langmuir-Hinshelwood mechanism Surface tension and Physical chemistry of colloids, micelles and macromolecules v
Physical Chemistry .Miscellaneous Topics Gases-Most probable, average and Rms formulas. Fugacity and Activity lonic mobility and conductivity Phase diagram of one component systems: CO2, H20, S; two component systems: liquid-vapour, liquid-liquid and solid-liquid systems. Clausius Clapeyron equation Osmotic Pressure, Depression in Freezing and Boiling Points. Debye-H ckel limiting law. Debye-H ckel-Onsager equation. Standard electrode potentials and electrochemical cells Dependence of equilibrium constant on temperature and pressure.
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