University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

CHEM 1310 - Chemistry IA(S)

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Summer School
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 60 hours for the duration of the course
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: Only available to students who have previously attempted but failed CHEM 1100 or CHEM 1510 in the preceding academic year and have attended and completed all practicals.
Assumed Knowledge: SACE Stage 2 Chemistry or equivalent
Incompatible: CHEM 1100, CHEM 1101, CHEM 1511, CHEM 1312, CHEM 1510
Assessment: Exam, online assessment, workshop preparation

Structure Determination - the importance of molecular shape and how chemists determine the structure of compounds using spectroscopic techniques including ultraviolet, infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Acids and Bases - aspects of acid/base equilibria. Atoms to Molecules - structure of the atom and molecular bonding. Periodicity and the Main Group - chemistry of the main group metals and non-metals. Transition Metal Chemistry - an introduction to bonding in transition (d-block) elements, coordination complexes, bioinorganic systems.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Summer School Tue 11/01/2022 Fri 14/01/2022 Mon 07/02/2022 Wed 23/02/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
92168 WR01 20 18 10 Jan - 10 Jan Monday 10am - 11am Badger, G31, Macbeth Lecture Theatre
12 Jan - 14 Jan Wednesday, Friday 10am - 1pm Lower Napier, LG09, Teaching Room
17 Jan - 21 Jan Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am - 1pm Lower Napier, LG09, Teaching Room
24 Jan - 28 Jan Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am - 1pm Lower Napier, LG09, Teaching Room
31 Jan - 2 Feb Monday, Wednesday 10am - 1pm Lower Napier, LG09, Teaching Room