Wiley's Physical Chemistry for JEE (Main & Advanced), 2ed, 2022

Wiley Editorial Team

ISBN: 9789354248740

804 pages

INR 869


The book Physical Chemistry for JEE Main & Advanced, Second Edition has been designed to meet the requirements of Physical Chemistry course and is aimed to be a suitable resource for JEE aspirants. Developed in collaboration with experts in JEE coaching, it will help students overcome the challenges faced during examination preparation. It provides content flow as per syllabus, integrated with solved examples and practice problems as per examination requirement. The relevance to JEE is enhanced by elaborating concepts related to the syllabus and addition of JEE (Main & Advanced) specific problems at the end of each chapter.





Chapter 1 Basic Concepts and Stoichiometry

1.1 Matter and Its Nature

1.2 Dalton’s Atomic Theory

1.3 Concept of Atom, Molecule, Element and Compound

1.4 Representation of Physical Quantities

1.5 Precision and Accuracy

1.6 Significant Figures

1.7 The International System of Units (S.I.)

1.8 Physical Quantities and Their Measurements

1.9 Laws of Chemical Combinations

1.10 Atomic, Molecular and Equivalent Masses

1.11 Mole Concept and Molar Masses

1.12 Percentage Composition

1.13 Empirical and Molecular Formulae

1.14 Chemical Equations and Stoichiometry

1.15 Principle of Atom Conservation (POAC)

1.16 Solution Stoichiometry

1.17 Gravimetric Analysis

1.18 Volumetric Analysis


Chapter 2 Atomic Structure

2.1 Discovery of Electron

2.2 Discovery of Protons and Neutrons

2.3 Atomic Models

2.4 Representation of Atom with Electrons and Nucleons

2.5 Nature of Electromagnetic Radiations

2.6 Atomic Spectra

2.7 Bohr’s Model for Hydrogen Atom

2.8 Dual Nature of Matter

2.9 Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle

2.10 Quantum Mechanical Model of Atom

2.11 Radial and Angular Wave Functions

2.12 Orbitals and Quantum Numbers

2.13 Electronic Configuration of Atoms

2.14 Magnetic Properties


Chapter 3 Chemical Bonding

3.1 Why do Atoms Combine – Kössel–Lewis Approach

3.2 Electrovalent (Ionic) Bonding

3.3 Covalent Bonding

3.4 Lewis Structures of Simple Molecules

3.5 Limitations of Octet Rule

3.6 Formal Charge

3.7 Coordinate or Dative Bonding

3.8 Quantum Mechanical Theory of Chemical Bonding

3.9 Valence Bond Theory

3.10 Hybridization

3.11 The Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR) Theory and Shapes of Simple Molecules

3.12 Polarizing Power and Polarizability

3.13 Resonance Structures

3.14 Molecular Orbital Theory

3.15 Concept of Bond Order, Bond Length and Bond Energy

3.16 Bonding in Some Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules

3.17 Heteronuclear Diatomic Molecules

3.18 Back Bonding

3.19 Elementary Idea of Metallic Bonding

3.20 Hydrogen Bonding


Chapter 4 Gaseous and Liquid States

4.1 Characteristics of Gases

4.2 Pressure as Measured Property of Gas

4.3 Gas Laws

4.4 Ideal Gas Law

4.5 Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressures

4.6 Graham’s Law of Effusion and Diffusion

4.7 Kinetic Molecular Theory

4.8 Real Gases and Their Deviation from Ideal Gas Behavior

4.9 Compressibility Factor

4.10 Liquefaction of Gases

4.11 Law of Corresponding States

4.12 Heat Capacity and Specific Heats of Gases

4.13 Liquid State

4.14 Intermolecular Forces in Liquids

4.15 Characteristic Properties of Liquids: Surface Tension and Viscosity


Chapter 5 Solid State

5.1 Classification of Solids

5.2 Crystal Lattices and Unit Cells

5.3 Calculations Involving Unit Cell Dimensions

5.4 Cubic Lattice – Simple, Face Centered and Body Centered

5.5 Close-Packing in Crystals

5.6 Tetrahedral and Octahedral Voids

5.7 Packing Efficiency and Packing Fraction

5.8 X-Ray Diffraction Used to Study Crystal Structures (Bragg’s Law)

5.9 Simple Ionic Compounds

5.10 Defects in Crystals

5.11 Electrical Properties of Solids

5.12 Magnetic Properties of Solids

5.13 Dielectric properties of Solids


Chapter 6 Thermodynamics

6.1 Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

6.2 The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics

6.3 Energy of the Thermodynamic System

6.4 The First Law of Thermodynamics

6.5 Interpretation of First Law of Thermodynamics

6.6 Enthalpy or Heat Content, H

6.7 Joule–Thomson Effect and Inversion Temperature

6.8 Heat Capacity

6.9 Expansion and Compression of an Ideal Gas

6.10 Calorimetry

6.11 Thermochemistry

6.12 Thermochemical Equations

6.13 Laws of Thermochemistry

6.14 Enthalpies of Different Types of Reactions

6.15 Bond Enthalpy and Bond Dissociation Enthalpies

6.16 Spontaneity

6.17 Entropy and Spontaneity

6.18 Gibbs Energy and Spontaneity

6.19 Second Law of Thermodynamics

6.20 Gibbs Energy Change and Equilibrium

6.21 Carnot Cycle

6.22 Third Law of Thermodynamics


Chapter 7 Chemical Equilibrium

7.1 Physical Equilibria

7.2 Chemical Equilibria – Dynamic Equilibrium

7.3 Law of Chemical Equilibrium and Equilibrium Constant

7.4 Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Equlibria

7.5 Applications of Equilibrium Constants

7.6 Gibbs Energy Change and Chemical Equilibrium

7.7 Le Chatelier’s Principle and Factors Affecting Equilibria


Chapter 8 Ionic Equilibrium

8.1 Weak and Strong Electrolytes

8.2 Ionization of Electrolytes

8.3 Concepts of Acids and Bases

8.4 Relative Strength of Acids and Bases

8.5 Ionic Product of Water

8.6 pH Concept

8.7 Ionization of Acids and Bases or Acid–Base Equilibria and Ionization Constants

8.8 Ionization of Polyprotic Acids

8.9 Solving Acid–Base Equilibria Problems

8.10 Acid–Base Neutralization – Formation of Salts

8.11 Hydrolysis of Salts and the pH of their Solutions

8.12 Common Ion Effect in the Ionization of Acids and Bases

8.13 Solubility Equilibria of Sparingly Soluble Salts

8.14 Applications of Solubility Product

8.15 Buffer Solutions

8.16 Acid–Base Titrations


Chapter 9 Redox Reactions

9.1 Classical Concept of Oxidation and Reduction

9.2 Oxidation and Reduction as Electron Transfer Reactions

9.3 Displacement Reactions and Activity Series

9.4 Oxidation Number and Oxidation State

9.5 Types of Redox Reactions

9.6 Balancing of Redox Reactions

9.7 Stoichiometry of Redox Reactions and Concept of Gram Equivalents

9.8 Redox Titrations

9.9 Applications of Redox Reactions


Chapter 10 Solutions

10.1 Type of Solutions

10.2 Different Methods for Expressing Concentration of Solution

10.3 Solubility

10.4 Effect of Temperature on Solubility

10.5 Effect of Pressure on Solubility of Gases

10.6 Vapor Pressure of Solutions

10.7 Enthalpy of Solution

10.8 Ideal Solutions

10.9 Non-Ideal Solutions

10.10 Colligative Properties and Determination of Molar Mass

10.11 Abnormal Molar Masses and vant Hoff Factor


Chapter 11 Electrochemistry

11.1 Electrochemical Cells

11.2 Galvanic Cells

11.3 Electrode Potential

11.4 Thermodynamics of a Cell

11.5 Nernst Equation

11.6 Calculation of EMF of the Cell Ecell o and Spontaneity of Reaction

11.7 Concentration Cells

11.8 Types of Electrodes

11.9 Measurement of Electrode Potential

11.10 Electrolytic Cells and Electrolysis

11.11 Applications of Electrolytic Process

11.12 Batteries

11.13 Fuel Cells

11.14 Electrical Conductance

11.15 Conductance in Solutions of Electrolytes

11.16 Molar and Equivalent Conductance

11.17 Kohlrausch’s Law

11.18 Conductometric Titrations


Chapter 12 Chemical Kinetics

12.1 Rate of a Chemical Reaction

12.2 Factors Influencing Rate of a Reaction

12.3 Differential Rate Expression and Rate Constant

12.4 Elementary and Complex Reactions

12.5 Order of a Reaction

12.6 Molecularity of a Reaction

12.7 Calculations of Order and Molecularity Based on Reaction Mechanisms

12.8 Integrated Rate Equations

12.9 Pseudo Order Reactions

12.10 Half-Life of Reactions and Radioactivity

12.11 Derivation of Rate Laws for Complex Reactions Using Integrated Rate Equations

12.12 Determination of Order of Simple Reactions – Experimental Methods

12.13 Effect of Temperature – Arrhenius Theory

12.14 Effect of Catalyst

12.15 Collision Theory


Chapter 13 Surface Chemistry

13.1 Adsorption

13.2 Factors Affecting Adsorption

13.3 Adsorption Isotherms

13.4 Some Applications of Adsorption

13.5 Catalysis

13.6 Types of Catalytic Reactions

13.7 Theory of Heterogeneous Catalysis

13.8 Shape-Selective Catalysis by Zeolites

13.9 Enzyme Catalysis

13.10 Catalysts in Industry

13.11 Colloids

13.12 Preparation of Colloids

13.13 Purification of Colloidal Solutions

13.14 Properties of Colloidal Solutions

13.15 Coagulation or Precipitation and Hardy–Schulze Rule

13.16 Protection of Colloids

13.17 Emulsions

13.18 Role of Colloids in Natural Phenomena and in Industry


Chapter 14 Nuclear Chemistry

14.1 Radioactivity

14.2 Stability of Nucleus

14.3 Modes of Radioactive Decay

14.4 Decay Mechanism in Nuclides

14.5 Binding Energy and Nuclear Stability

14.6 The Kinetics of Radioactive Decay

14.7 Radioactive Equilibrium

14.8 Activity of Radioactive Substances, Detection and Units of Radioactivity

14.9 Natural vs. Induced Radioactivity

14.10 Transmutation

14.11 Nuclear Reactions

14.12 Biological Effect of Radiation

14.13 Applications of Radioactivity


Review Problems

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