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CM 3533
CHEMISTRY FOR STUDENTS OF PHYSICAL SCIENCE (III)
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr A Mclaughlin

Pre-requisite(s): CM 2514

Note(s): This course cannot be taken with CM 3534.

The course includes the following themes:

Pericyclic reactions, sigmatropic rearrangements and frontier orbitals.

Shapes, Structures and Spectra
I Steric and electronic effects
II Structure determination from spectra

2 one-hour lectures per week for 12 weeks, 3 one-hour tutorials, 12 three-hour practicals in total over 6 weeks (weeks 36-37 and 41-44).

1st Attempt: 1 one and a half-hour written examination (66.7%); In-course assessment in the form of laboratory reports (33.3%).

Resit: 1 one and a half-hour written examination (66.7%); In-course assessment in the form of laboratory reports (33.3%).
Only the marks obtained on first sitting can be used for Honours classification.