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CHEM1101 Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry

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Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry

  • use the appropriate notation to denote nuclides and isotopes
  • explain the factors which govern nuclear stability
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TextBook References (Blackman, Bottle, Schmid, Mocerino and Wille, Chemistry, 2nd Edition, 2012, John Wiley)

  • Chapter 1 and Sections 27.1 - 27.4

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CHEM1101 Periodic Table and the Periodic Trends

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The Periodic Table and Periodic Trends

  • explain the shape of the Periodic Table using the quantum chemical atomic model
  • recognise trends in the Periodic Table, such as atomic radii, ionic radii and ionisation energies
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CHEM1101 Wave Theory of Electrons and Resulting Atomic Energy Levels

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Wave Theory of Electrons and Atomic Energy Levels

  • calculate the energy of a photon from its wavelength, and its wavelength from its energy
  • relate absorption and emission of photons to changes in electron energy levels
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CHEM1101 Shape of Atomic Orbitals and Quantum Numbers

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Shape of Atomic Orbitals and Quantum Numbers

  • identify the key features of waves in 1-3 dimensions - displacement, amplitude, nodes
  • recall that s orbitals have n – 1 spherical nodes
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CHEM1101 Filling Energy Levels in Atoms Larger than Hydrogen

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Wave Theory of Electrons and Atomic Energy Levels

  • calculate the energy of a photon from its wavelength, and its wavelength from its energy
  • relate absorption and emission of photons to changes in electron energy levels
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CHEM1101 Atomic Electronic Spectroscopy

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Spectroscopy

  • relate absorption and emission of photons to changes in electron energy levels
  • calculate emission and absorption wavelengths from energy levels
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CHEM1101 Material Properties (Polymers, Liquid Crystals, Metals, Ceramics)

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Material Properties (Polymers, Liquid Crystals, Metals, Ceramics)

  • define conductivity, paramagnetism and diamagnetism
  • recognise conductors and insulators by their conductivity
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CHEM1101 Bonding - MO theory (H2)

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Bonding - MO theory

  • explain how electron sharing leads to lowering of electronic energy in terms of increasing the de Broglie wavelength.
  • predict electronic configurations and bond orders for diatomic molecules, given a molecular orbital (MO) energy diagram
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CHEM1101 Bonding - MO theory (larger molecules)

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Bonding - MO theory

  • explain how electron sharing leads to lowering of electronic energy in terms of increasing the de Broglie wavelength.
  • predict electronic configurations and bond orders for diatomic molecules, given a molecular orbital (MO) energy diagram
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CHEM1101 Band Theory - MO in Solids

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Band Theory - MO in Solids

  • recognise that interactions of σ-orbitals gives rise to a valence bands, and σ* orbitals give rise to a conduction band in covalent networks
  • use, define and explain the concepts of conduction band, valence band, band gap, hole, acceptor level, donor level, n-doping and p-doping
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CHEM1101 Bonding - MO theory (polar bonds)

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Bonding - MO theory

  • explain how electron sharing leads to lowering of electronic energy in terms of increasing the de Broglie wavelength.
  • predict electronic configurations and bond orders for diatomic molecules, given a molecular orbital (MO) energy diagram
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CHEM1101 Ionic Bonding

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Ionic Bonding

  • describe and explain the periodic trends in electronegativity
  • explain the origin of ionic bonding
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CHEM1101 Lewis Structures

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Lewis Structures

  • draw out plausible Lewis structures for simple polyatomic molecules
  • assign bond orders based on sharing of electron pairs, resonance structures and formal charges
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CHEM1101 VSEPR

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Molecular Shape

  • describe the electron pair geometries and molecular shapes for molecules containing between 2 and 6 electron pairs
  • assign molecular shapes based on Lewis structures and VSEPR theory
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CHEM1101 Liquid Crystals

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Liquid Crystals

  • describe lyotropic, nematic and smectic A & C thermotropic liquid crystals
  • explain the general features of the liquid crystal state
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CHEM1101 Gas Laws

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Gas Laws

  • use the ideal gas law to relate the number of moles, pressure, volume and temperature of a gas
  • relate gas density and molar mass
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CHEM1101 Thermochemistry

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Thermochemistry

  • define system, surroundings and universe for simple thermodynamic processes
  • explain the difference between heat and temperature
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CHEM1101 First and Second Law of Thermodynamics

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Enthalpy

  • define the difference between internal energy and enthalpy
  • draw enthalpy diagrams for endothermic and exothermic processes
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Entropy

  • explain the thermodynamic concept of spontaneity
  • define entropy as the tendency of energy to spread out in a spontaneous process
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CHEM1101 Oxidation Numbers

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Oxidation Numbers

  • work out the oxidation number for an element in a compound

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CHEM1101 Nitrogen Chemistry and Compounds

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Nitrogen Chemistry and Compounds

  • explain the difference between a fuel and an explosive
  • explain the concept of activation energy
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CHEM1101 Nitrogen in the Atmosphere

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Nitrogen Chemistry and Compounds

  • explain the difference between a fuel and an explosive
  • explain the concept of activation energy
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CHEM1101 Chemical Equilibrium

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Equilibrium

  • explain what reactions are spontaneous and under what conditions
  • explain the dynamic nature of equilibrium processes
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CHEM1101 Equilibrium and Thermochemistry in Industrial Processes

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Equilibrium and Thermochemistry in Industrial Processes

  • explain the main processes used industrially to extract metals from their ores
  • use Ellingham diagrams to predict which metals can be extracted using coke at different temperatures
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CHEM1101 Electrochemistry

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Electrochemistry

  • relate the sign of the electrode potential to the direction of spontaneous change
  • combine half cells to produce balanced redox reactions and to calculate cell potentials
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CHEM1101 Batteries and Corrosion

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Electrochemistry (Batteries and Corrosion)

  • explain the difference between primary and secondary batteries
  • identify the chemical reactions in common batteries
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CHEM1101 Electrolytic Cells

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Electrolytic Cells

  • identify the processes and species formed at the anode and cathode of Galvanic and electrolytic cells
  • identify the direction of electron flow in Galvanic and electrolytic cells
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CHEM1101 Types of Intermolecular Forces

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Types of Intermolecular Forces

  • identify different types of intermolecular forces
  • determine which forces are present in different molecules
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CHEM1101 Polymers and the Macromolecular Consequences of Intermolecular Forces

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CHEM1101 Assumed Knowledge

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CHEM1101 Liquids

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Liquids

  • calculate concentrations in molarity, molality, mole fraction, % w/w and %v/v and perform dilutions
  • calculate expected freezing point depressions of solutions
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