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An introduction to modern structural chemical science covering: states of matter: gas, liquid, solid, solutions; atomic structure; chemical bonding: stereochemistry, isomerism, conformational analysis; methods of structural determination: spectroscopy (electronic absorption, infrared, nuclear magnetic resonance), mass spectrometry; colloids.
CHEM 111 Chemistry: Molecular Architecture is an introduction to university chemistry with an emphasis on relating bulk properties to molecular architecture and determining molecular structure. It consists of five lecture modules and a laboratory course.
|Paper title||Chemistry: Molecular Architecture|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,110.75|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Schedule C
- It is strongly recommended that students enrolling in CHEM111 have a minimum of 14 credits in NCEA Level 3 Chemistry (or equivalent).
- It is strongly recommended that students enrolling in CHEM 111 have a minimum of 14 credits in NCEA Level 3 Chemistry (or equivalent).
Dr Dave Warren
Tel +64 3 479 4102
Location: Science II, 1N8c
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- Teaching Arrangements
Four 50-minute lectures per week and one 3-hour lab per week.
Highly Recommended: Chemistry: The Central Science 3rd Edition - Brown, LeMay, Bursten, Murphy, Woodward, Langford, Sagatys & George, Pearson, 2015.
Students can purchase either the physical book, with access to Mastering Chemistry (ISBN-13: 9781486042463)
An electronic version of the text, readable on computers and tablets.
Two versions of this are available:
- The first provides 24-month online access to the eText and Mastering Chemistry (ISBN 9781442563896)
- The second allows for download of the eText (so you have it forever) and access to Mastering Chemistry (ISBN 9781442559462 and 9781442563902)
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Upon successfully completing this paper students will be able to
- Demonstrate knowledge of bonding models
- Use knowledge of molecular forces to explain bulk properties of matter
- Apply an understanding of how bonding affects the 3D structure of molecules and resulting properties
- Demonstrate the ability to use spectroscopic techniques for the structural identification of compounds
- Understand the nature of colloids, their key properties and forces affecting colloid stability
- Safely handle chemicals and safely use appropriate apparatuses to carry out chemical reactions in the laboratory