CH1011 - Chemistry for the Natural Sciences
|Student Contribution Band:
Atomic and Molecular Structure. Electronic structure of atoms, molecules and solids.
Bonding theories. Hydrogen bonding in natural systems. Organic and Inorganic Chemistry.
IUPAC nomenclature. Organic isomers. Structure and function: proteins, DNA and soaps.
Carbohydrates. Physical Chemistry. Stoichiometry, gas laws, chemical kinetics, catalysis
(enzymatic applications), thermochemistry, equilibrium, acid-base chemistry, electrochemistry
(Nernst equation, cell membrane applications, corrosion, batteries). Colligative properties
(osmosis). Environmental Chemistry. Atmospheric chemistry, ozone formation and depletion,
water chemistry, acid rain, stable isotopes, radiochemistry, the carbon cycle.
- appreciate the application and relevance of these principles and reactions to a range
of scientific disciplines, including the biological, earth and environmental sciences;
- be familiar with, and competent in the application of, simple laboratory techniques
- be introduced to basic chemical principles and characteristic chemical reactions.
|It is assumed that students undertaking this subject will have successfully completed
senior Chemistry and MathsB, or will have completed MA1020 and CH1020 or equivalent,
prior to enrolment.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
||Dr Mark Payne.
- 33 hours lectures
- 10 hours tutorials
- 33 hours practicals
- 13 hours
||end of semester exam (35% - 55%); quizzes or tests (30% - 50%); marks for practical exercises (15% - 25%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest