Chemistry - Atomic Structure
This free online course will give you an in-depth knowledge about atomic structure
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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.Start Course Now
Olden and modern views of atomic structure
Olden and modern views of atomic structure - Learning outcomes
Atomic model and atomic theory
Olden and modern views of atomic structure - Summary
Atomic orbitals - Learning outcomes
Shapes of atomic orbitals
Rules for filling electrons in orbitals
Orbital diagram and their stability
Atomic orbitals - Summary
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.
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