Molecular Symmetry and Group Theory

Course Information
TitleΜΟΡΙΑΚΗ ΣΥΜΜΕΤΡΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΟΜΑΔΩΝ / Molecular Symmetry and Group Theory
CodeΚΝ102
FacultySciences
SchoolChemistry
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600014314

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
THEŌRĪTIKĪ CΗĪMEIA KAI CΗĪMIKĪ EKPAIDEUSĪElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)845
CΗĪMIKĪ ANALYSĪ-PERIVALLON-ĪLEKTROCΗĪMEIAOptional Courses845
CΗĪMIKĪ SYNTHESĪ-VIOCΗĪMEIA KAI VIOEFARMOGESOptional Courses845
CΗĪMIKĪ TECΗNOLOGIA KAI VIOMĪCΗANIKĪ CΗĪMEIAOptional Courses845

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600188659
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will: have the knoeledge to apply the principles of molecular symmetry and group theory to problems related to the physicochemical properties, the electronic structure, and the spectroscopy of chemical compounds.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
General aspects of Symmetry. Symmetry and Chemistry. Symmetry elements and operations. Point Teams. Group Theory and Molecular Symmetry. Representations of Point Groups. Character Tables. Basic Principles and Techniques for the Application of Group Theory in Chemistry. Applications of Group Symmetry and Theory in Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy. Symmetry, Polarity and optical activity of molecules.
Keywords
Molecular symmetry, Group theory
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures522.1
Fieldwork100.4
Reading Assigment
Exams30.1
Total652.6
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Σιγάλας, Μ.,Αντώνογλου, Λ., Χαριστός, Ν. Μοριακή συμμετρία και θεωρία ομάδων. Θεωρία και εφαρμογές, 2015. (https://repository.kallipos.gr/pdfviewer/web/viewer.html?file=/bitstream/11419/4019/2/MolSym_all_final_f.pdf) Bishop, D., Group Theory and Chemistry, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1973. Carter, R. L., Molecular Symmetry and Group Theory, Wiley, New York, 1998. Cotton, F., Chemical Applications of Group Theory, 3rd Ed., Wiley, New York, 1989. Dmitriev, I. S., Symmetry in the World of Molecules, Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1979. Dorain, P., Symmetry in Inorganic Chemistry, Addison-Wesley, New York, 1965. Hollas, J., Symmetry in Molecules, Chapman and Hall, 1972. Jaffé, H. H. and Orchin, M., Symmetry in Chemistry, Wiley, New York, 1965. Kettle, S. F. K., Symmetry and Structure, 2nd Ed., Wiley, New York, 1995. Lesk, A.M., Introduction to Symmetry and Group Theory for Chemists, Kluwer, New York, 2004. Odgen, J. S., Introduction to Molecular Symmetry, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2001. Vincent, A., Molecular Symmetry and Group Theory, 2nd Edn, Wiley, New York, 2001. Worrall, I. J., Molecular Symmetry, Royal Institute of Chemistry Lecture Series, no. 2,
Last Update
30-04-2020