Course Meeting Times

Lectures: 10 sessions / 6 weeks, 1.5 hours / session

Required Textbook

Amazon logo Collman, James P., et al. Principles and Applications of Organotransition Metal Chemistry. Mill Valley, CA: University Science Books, 1987. ISBN: 9780935702514.

Recommended Textbooks

Amazon logo Crabtree, Robert H. The Organometallic Chemistry of the Transition Metals. 3rd ed. New York, NY: John Wiley, 2000. ISBN: 9780471184232.

Amazon logo Spessard, Gary O., and Gary L. Miessler. Organometallic Chemistry. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1996. ISBN: 9780136401780.


  1. Introduction
  2. Structure and Bonding
  3. Reactivity
  4. Applications in Organic Chemistry


Final Exam 90
Exam 50
Quiz 10
Three Problem Sets ~10 each