Lattice energy; polymorphism; chemical equilibrium; the Periodic Table; solubilities; transition metals; isomerism; organic chemicals; shapes of organic molecules; organic analysis; optical activity; basic reactions of organic compounds; organic problem-solving; reaction kinetics.
55 lectures in 11 units of 5 lectures, 28 hours of practicals.
This is not available as a wild module.
Method of assessment
Assessment of the module will be by coursework (40%) and end-of-year examination (60%).
The coursework will comprise the following components:
Laboratory work (20%)
Class examinations (20%)
Core Text: Burrows, Andy et al., "Chemistry3: Introducing inorganic, organic and physical chemistry", Oxford Press (2009)
Matthews, Philip: "Advanced Chemistry", Cambridge University Press (1992).[UKC library shelfmark qQD 453.2]
Stoker, H. Stephen: 'General Organic and Biological Chemistry' Houghton Miffin Company (2004), ISBN 0-618-26597-X.
See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)
Acquire knowledge and understanding of a range of chemistry-based topics.
Acquire experimental laboratory skills.
Acquire problem-solving skills.
Acquire data interpretation skills.
Be able to receive and respond to a variety of sources of information (e.g. textual, numerical, verbal, graphical).
Be able to solve problems by a variety of methods (especially numerical) including the use of computers .
Have self-management plus organisational skills and the capacity to support life-long learning.
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Credit level 3. Foundation level module taken in preparation for a degree.
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