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CHEM11008  Essential Principles of Chemical Sciences

This course comprises the following topics: Physical chemistry: properties of gases, elementary thermodynamics, colligative properties of solutions, introduction to chemical kinetics. Organic chemistry: reactions of monofunctional compounds (eg. hydrocarbons, alcohols, aldehydes and ketones, acids and acid derivatives, amines), spectroscopic identification of organic compounds. Distance education students will be required to attend a residential school for this course.

Texts: Brown, Le May & Bursten, Chemistry – The Central Science, 8th ed., Prentice-Hall, 2000. McMurray, Organic Chemistry, 5th ed., Brooks/Cole, 2000.

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