Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Lectures, tutorials and seminars
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 one-hour lectures per week; 1 one-hour tutorial per week; 3 one-hour seminars during the semester. Total 51 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours total time commitment.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students who have completed any one of 610210, 610211, 610220, 610221, 610240, 610241 may not also gain credit for Reactions and Synthesis|
|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. 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 Stephen Best
|Subject Overview:||This subject covers key concepts associated with the synthesis and design of organic and inorganic molecules, molecular architecture and the energy transformations associated with chemical and physical processes. Topics covered include synthesis of simple polyfunctional organic compounds, reactions and properties of s-, p- and d- block elements and thermodynamics. These topics have applications in drug discovery, nanotechnology, and energy harnessing through conventional and alternative energy sources.|
Upon completion of this subject students should;
Up to six short tests each of duration less than 1 hour conducted on-line using the learning management system (LMS) for a total of 20% and a three-hour end of semester exam (80%)
J McMurry, Organic Chemistry, Thomson Brooks/Cole, 6th edition, 2004.
P Atkins and J De Paula, Atkins’ Physical Chemistry, Oxford University Press, 8th edition, 2006.
C E Housecroft and A G Sharpe, Inorganic Chemistry, Pearson Prentice-Hall, 3rd edition, 2008.
|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|
At the completion of this subject students should develop the following generic skills:
|Notes:||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.|
Bachelor of Engineering |
Environmental Science |
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