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Chemistry - Atomic Structure

This free online course will give you an in-depth knowledge about atomic structure

Chemistry
Free Course
This free online course will give you an overview of atomic models and atomic theory. You will then learn some basic concepts like orbital, valency, etc. This course will also discuss the four quantum numbers, shapes of atomic orbitals and their stability. In this course you will also look into the rules for filling electrons in orbitals which are Aufbau principle, Pauli’s exclusion principle and Hund’s rule.

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Description

This free online chemistry course will first provide you an overview of Thomson’s atomic model, Rutherford’s atomic model and Bohr’s atomic model. You will then study Dalton’s atomic theory and Modern atomic theory.  This course will guide you through the basic atomic concepts such as atomic number, mass number and representation of an atom. Along with teaching you about isotopes, isobars and isotones in atomic structure.

This course will help you to understand about atomic orbital and valency. This course will then cover the principal quantum number and azimuthal quantum number. Along with teaching you about magnetic quantum number and spin quantum number. You will then learn about the shapes of s, p and d orbitals.

 This free course is planned to give you the rules for filling electrons in orbitals like Aufbau principle, Pauli exclusion principle and Hund’s rule. This course will also discuss the stability of half filled and completely filled orbitals. These are very important fundamental knowledge for any chemist, so start learning now.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:


  • Describe the Thomson’s atomic model, Rutherford’s atomic model and Bohr’s atomic model.
  • Outline Dalton’s atomic theory and Modern atomic theory.
  • Define the terms atomic number, mass number, isotopes, isobars, isotones, orbital, valence electrons and valency.
  • Discuss the principal quantum number, azimuthal quantum number, magnetic quantum number and spin quantum number.
  • Identify the shapes of s orbital, p orbital and d orbital.
  • Describe the rules for filling electrons in orbitals such as Aufbau principle, Pauli’s exclusion principle and Hund’s rule.
  • Explain and illustrate the electronic configuration of atoms.

Certification

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