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Essentials of Chemistry 1B - CHEM1021
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: CHEM1011
Excluded: CHEM1041
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 5 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course enables students to develop further their knowledge of chemistry, beginning with an exploration of key aspects such as equilibria that are central to an understanding of a wide variety of molecular phenomena (including solubility, acids and bases, and buffers). Thermo chemistry and kinetics, which are the underpinning principles in all chemical processes, are explored, before the course moves onto a description of main group and organic chemistry. These lectures will probe a diverse range of molecules and their reactions, focusing on applications as wide-ranging as materials science, atmospheric chemistry, biology and energy research.

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