Simple MO Theory II 
Simple MO Theory II
by UC Irvine
Video Lecture 7 of 29
Copyright Information: Law, Matthew D. Inorganic Chemistry 107 (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), [August 14 2016]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. (
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Date Added: August 14, 2016

Lecture Description

Recorded on October 17, 2014.

Index of Topics:
01:41-Using Symmetry: Molecular Orbitals
04:04-Basic Rule #1 of MO Theory
07:19-Basic Rule #2 of MO Theory
08:45-Basic Rule #3 of MO Theory
10:51-Overlap and Symmetry
14:18-Basic Rule #4 of MO Theory
22:45-Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules
33:09-Electron Configurations and Bond Orders
35:16-Orbital Mixing
46:38-MOs of Homonuclear Diatomic Molecules

Course Index

Course Description

This course is an introduction to modern inorganic chemistry. Topics include principles of structure, bonding, and chemical reactivity with application to compounds of the main group and transition elements, including organometallic chemistry.

Inorganic Chemistry (Chem 107) is part of OpenChem:
This video is part of a 29-lecture undergraduate-level course titled "Inorganic Chemistry" taught at UC Irvine by Professor Matthew D. Law.


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