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

Vipul Mehta

ISBN: 9789354248702

1116 pages

INR 919


Wiley Physical Chemistry for JEE (Main & Advanced) is a comprehensive text for understanding Physical Chemistry with focus on development of problem-solving skills. This adaptation of the book aims to enhance the learning experience of the book, deriving advantage from the adapting author's experience with learning pattern of the students and obstacles in their learning curve. The premise is to encourage self-study in students and help them develop understanding of the concept and build an aptitude to apply the same learning to solve a problem.


1. Mole Concept–I

1.1 Basic Concepts

1.2 Mole – Basic Introduction

1.3 Percentage Composition

1.4 Mole Concept – Stoichiometry

1.5 Principle of Atom Conservation (POAC)

1.6 Concentration Terms

1.7 Miscellaneous Application of Mole Concept: Gravimetric Analysis


2. Mole Concept–II

2.1 Oxidation Number Concept

2.2 Oxidation and Reduction

2.3 Calculation of n-Factor in a Reaction

2.4 Balancing of Redox Reactions

2.5 Concept of Equivalent Mass

2.6 Stoichiometry of Redox Reactions and Concept of Gram Equivalents

2.7 Volumetric Analysis

2.8 Types of Titrations

2.9 Applications of Redox Reactions


3. Gaseous and Liquid States

3.1 Characteristics of Gases

3.2 Pressure as Measured Property of Gas

3.3 Gas Laws

3.4 Ideal Gas Law

3.5 Payload

3.6 Variation of Pressure with Change in Density of Fluid

3.7 Faulty Barometer

3.8 Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressures

3.9 Graham’s Law of Effusion and Diffusion

3.10 Kinetic Theory of Gases

3.11 Molecular Collisions

3.12 Real Gases and Their Deviation from Ideal Gas Behavior

3.13 Compressibility Factor

3.14 Liquefaction of Gases

3.15 Law of Corresponding States

3.16 Heat Capacity and Specific Heats of Gases

3.17 Liquid State

3.18 Intermolecular Forces in Liquids

3.19 Characteristic Properties of Liquids: Surface Tension and Viscosity


4. Solid State

4.1 Classification of Solids

4.2 Crystal Lattices and Unit Cells

4.3 Calculations Involving Unit Cell Dimensions

4.4 Cubic Lattice – Simple, Face Centered and Body Centered

4.5 Close-Packing in Crystals

4.6 Packing Efficiency and Packing Fraction

4.7 Tetrahedral and Octahedral Voids

4.8 Radius Ratio Rule and Ionic Radius

4.9 Simple Ionic Compounds

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

4.11 Defects in Crystals

4.12 Electrical Properties of Solids

4.13 Magnetic Properties of Solids

4.14 Dielectric Properties of Solids


5. Atomic Structure

5.1 Discovery of Electron

5.2 Discovery of Protons and Neutrons

5.3 Some Prerequisites of Physics

5.4 Atomic Models

5.5 Representation of Atom with Electrons and Neutrons

5.6 Nature of Waves

5.7 Nature of Electromagnetic Radiation

5.8 Planck’s Quantum Theory

5.9 Spectra – Continuous and Discontinuous Spectrum

5.10 Bohr’s Model for Hydrogen Atom

5.11 Photoelectric Effect

5.12 Dual Nature of Matter

5.14 Number of Waves Made by the Electron

5.15 Quantum Mechanical Model of Atom

5.16 Radial and Angular Wave Functions

5.17 Orbitals and Quantum Numbers

5.18 Electronic Configuration of Atoms

5.19 Magnetic Properties


6. Chemical Bonding

6.1 Chemical Bond Formation – Kössel–Lewis Approach

6.2 Lewis Structures of Simple Molecules

6.3 Formal Charge

6.4 Covalent Bonding

6.5 Coordinate or Dative Bonding

6.6 Valence Bond Theory

6.7 Hybridization

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

6.9 Back Bonding

6.10 Ionic Bonding

6.11 Dipole Moment

6.12 Resonance Structures

6.13 Hydrogen Bonding

6.14 Molecular Orbital Theory

6.15 Concept of Bond Order, Bond Length and Bond Energy

6.16 Bonding in Some Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules

6.17 Heteronuclear Diatomic Molecules

6.18 Elementary Idea of Metallic Bonding

6.19 Weak Forces

6.20 Interactions between Ions and Covalent Molecules


7. Chemical Energetics

7.1 Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

7.2 The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics

7.3 Energy of the Thermodynamic System

7.4 The First Law of Thermodynamics

7.5 Calculation of Work Done in Different Processes

7.6 Enthalpy or Heat Content, H

7.7 Expansion and Compression of an Ideal Gas

7.8 Joule–Thomson Effect and Inversion Temperature

7.9 Calorimetry

7.10 Thermochemistry

7.11 Thermochemical Equations

7.12 Laws of Thermochemistry

7.13 Enthalpies of Different Types of Reactions

7.14 Bond Enthalpy and Bond Dissociation Enthalpy

7.15 Spontaneity

7.16 Carnot Cycle

7.17 Entropy and Spontaneity

7.18 Gibbs Energy and Spontaneity

7.19 Second Law of Thermodynamics

7.20 Gibbs Energy Change and Equilibrium


8. Solutions

8.1 Type of Solutions

8.2 Solubility

8.3 Effect of Nature of Solute and Solvent

8.4 Effect of Temperature on Solubility

8.5 Effect of Pressure on Solubility of Gases

8.6 Different Methods for Expressing Concentration of Solution

8.7 Vapor Pressure of Solutions

8.8 Enthalpy of Solution

8.9 Ideal Solutions

8.10 Non-Ideal Solutions

8.11 Colligative Properties and Determination of

8.12 Abnormal Molar Masses and van ’t Hoff Factor


9. Chemical Equilibrium

9.1 Physical Equilibria

9.2 Chemical Equilibria – Dynamic Equilibrium

9.3 Law of Chemical Equilibrium and Equilibrium

9.4 Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Equilibria

9.5 Applications of Equilibrium Constants

9.6 Gibbs Energy Change and Chemical Equilibrium

9.7 Simultaneous Equilibrium

9.8 Le Chatelier’s Principle and Factors Affecting Equilibria


10. Ionic Equilibrium

10.1 Weak and Strong Electrolytes

10.2 Ionization of Electrolytes

10.3 Concepts of Acids and Bases

10.4 Acid–Base Equilibria and Ionization Constants

10.5 Relative Strength of Acids and Bases

10.6 Ionization of Polyprotic Acids

10.7 Factors Affecting Acid Strength

10.8 Acid–Base Neutralization – Formation of Salts

10.9 pH Calculation of Single Monobasic Acid or Monoacidic Base

10.10 pH Calculation of a Mixture of Two Acids or Bases

10.11 pH Calculation for Polyprotic Acids

10.12 Hydrolysis of Salts and pH of Their Solutions

10.13 Buffer Solutions

10.14 Acid–Base Titrations

10.15 Theory of Indicators

10.16 Solubility Equilibria of Sparingly Soluble Salts

10.17 Preferential Precipitation of Salts

10.18 Applications of Solubility Product


11. Electrochemistry

11.1 Electrochemical Cells

11.2 Electrode Potential

11.3 Measurement of Electrode Potential

11.4 Thermodynamics of a Cell

11.5 Nernst Equation

11.6 Calculation of E°cell

11.7 Types of Electrodes

11.8 Concentration Cells

11.9 Electrolytic Cells and Electrolysis

11.10 Applications of Electrolytic Process

11.11 Batteries

11.12 Electrical Conductance

11.13 Conductance in Solutions of Electrolytes

11.14 Conductometric Titrations


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 Molecularity of a Reaction

12.6 Order of a Reaction

12.7 Calculations of Order and Molecularity Based on Reaction Mechanisms

12.8 Pseudo Order Reactions

12.9 Integrated Rate Equations

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


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


14 Nuclear Chemistry

14.1 Radioactivity

14.2 Structure of Atom

14.3 Stability of Nucleus

14.4 Modes of Radioactive Decay

14.5 Decay Mechanism in Neutron-Rich and Neutron-Poor Nuclides

14.6 Binding Energy and Nuclear Stability

14.7 The Kinetics of Radioactive Decay

14.9 Activity of Radioactive Substances, Detection and Units of Radioactivity

14.10 Natural vs. Induced Radioactivity

14.11 Transmutation

14.12 Nuclear Reactions

14.13 Biological Effects of Radiation

14.14 Applications of Radioactivity


Solved Objective Questions from Previous Year Papers

Review Questions

Numerical Problems

Additional Objective Questions


Appendix A

Appendix B

JEE (Advanced) 2020 Paper




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