|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Lectures, practicals, tutorials/workshops, independent learning tasks, computer-aided learning.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 one-hour lectures (three per week), 18 hours of practical activities (six 3-hour practicals), 12 one-hour tutorial/workshop sessions, 6 hours of computer aided learning, 8 hours of independent learning tasks. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||VCE Units 3/4 Chemistry and VCE Units 3/4 Mathematics (any).|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. This subject requires all students to actively and safely participate in laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr B Abrahams
|Subject Overview:||The subject provides an introduction to stoichiometry; gases; energy and thermochemistry; chemical equilibrium; acid-base chemistry; properties of solutions, aspects of main group chemistry: structure and bonding in elements and compounds of groups 14-18; solutions and pH equilibria; physical properties of solution. intermolecular forces and extended solid state structures; structure and bonding of alkanes, alkenes and alkynes; benzene and its derivatives; functional groups; and spectroscopy and determination of structure.|
|Assessment:||A 30-minute written test held mid-semester (5%); ongoing assessment of practical work (16%); completion of independent learning tasks (4%); a 3-hour written examination in the examination period (75%). Satisfactory completion of practical work is necessary to pass the subject.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Chemical Principles (S. S. Zumdahl), 5th edn, Houghton Mifflin, 2005. Organic Chemistry (J. McMurry), 6th edn, Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2004.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject encompasses particular generic skills so that on completion of this subject students should have developed skills relating to:
Students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.
A laboratory coat and safety glasses are required for laboratory activities.
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Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) and Bachelor of Arts
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Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) and Bachelor of Laws
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