Reactions and Synthesis
Subject CHEM20018 (2010)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Lectures, tutorials and seminars
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 x one hour lectures per week; 1 x one hour tutorial per week; 3 x one hour seminars during the semester. Total 51 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| One of |
Study Period Commencement:
January, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have completed any one of the following subjects may not also gain credit for this subject
|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%)
|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:
This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course.
Bachelor of Engineering |
Bachelor of Science
Environmental Science |
Master of Engineering (Biomolecular)
Master of Engineering (Chemical)
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