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CM 1513
CHEMISTRY FOR THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES 2
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr W Harrison

Pre-requisite(s): Pass in CM 1021 (Chemistry for the Physical Sciences 1). Students with a pass in CM 1020 may be admitted with the permission of the course co-ordinator.

Co-requisite(s): As specified in the University Calendar for certain degree programs, otherwise none.

Note(s): This course cannot be taken with CM 1512.

  • The Second Law: entropy, free-energy and equilibrium.

  • Phase equilibria, acid and bases (including buffers).

  • Organic reaction mechanisms: the factors affecting Sn1 and Sn2 reactions, addition reactions, reactions of aromatic systems.
  • 2 one-hour lectures (times TBA) and 1 one-hour class workshop (time TBA) per week. 6 fortnightly three-hour laboratory classes (times TBA).

    1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (50%), continuous assessment (on-line tests) (30%) and lab work (20%).

    Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).