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- recognise nuclear reactions, including the major spontaneous decay mechanisms
- calculate the average atomic mass from isotope information
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- Chapter 1 and Sections 27.1 - 27.4

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- give examples of periodic trends and chemical properties used to construct the Periodic Table.
- assign atoms to appropriate groups in the Periodic Table on the basis of their properties
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- Sections 4.8 and 4.9

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- name the key experimental observations that led to the development of quantum mechanics
- convert between velocity, kinetic energy or momentum and wavelength of a free electron (or other particle of known mass)
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- Section 4.2

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- identify the key features of waves in 1-3 dimensions - displacement, amplitude, nodes
- explain the meaning of the orbital quantum numbers,
*n*,*l*,*m*, and the designation of orbitals such as 1*s*, 3*d*, 4*p*, 4*f*.. **more ...**

- Sections 4.3 and 4.4

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- draw out the electron configuration for atoms in the
*s*-and*p*-blocks of the Periodic Table, including unpaired electrons - explain why the orbitals with the same principal quantum number but different angular momentum quantum numbers have different energies in multi-electron atoms
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- Sections 4.5 and 4.6

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- explain the difference between core and valence electrons
- distinguish between absorbance and emission spectra
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- Section 4.5

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- define conductivity, paramagnetism and diamagnetism
- recognise conductors and insulators by their conductivity
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- Sections 7.6 - 7.8

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- explain the reason for bond formation being due to energy lowering of delocalised electrons in molecular orbitals
- describe a molecular orbital
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- Sections 5.6 - 5.7

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- distinguish between various types of bonding, anti-bonding and non-bonding orbitals
- distinguish between polar and apolar bonds in diatomic molecules and relate it to electron attraction of a nucleus
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- Sections 5.6 - 5.7

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- explain how band structure in insulators, semiconductors and metals arise from delocalised orbitals
- describe the characteristics of natural and doped semiconductors, including band-gap energy
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- Sections 7.2 and 7.8

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- represent a dipole in a bond, and use electronegativity to identify the positive and negative ends
- describe and explain the periodic trends in electronegativity

- Sections 5.5 and 6.8

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- explain the origin of ionic bonding as a limiting case of MO theory
- explain why ionic interactions lead to crystals rather than small molecules
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- Sections 5.2 and 7.2

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- draw out plausible Lewis structures for simple polyatomic molecules
- assign bond orders based on sharing of electron pairs and resonance structures
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- Section 5.3

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- assign molecular shapes based on Lewis structures
- recognise four functional groups: aldehyde, alcohol, ketone and nitrile
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- Sections 5.4 and 5.5

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- describe lyotropic, nematic and smectic A & C thermotropic liquid crystals
- describe cubic, hexagonal and lamellar lyotropic liquid crystals
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- Section 7.6

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- 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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- Sections 6.2 - 6.6

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- summarise the evidence for global warming and the greenhouse effect
- calculate the temperature of a black body emitter from its wavelength maximum or from an energy balance and suitable data
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- define the types of thermodynamic system
- recognise electrical,
*PV*, surface, and elastic (spring) work **more ...**

- Sections 8.1 and 8.3

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- define the types of thermodynamic system
- recognise electrical,
*PV*, surface, and elastic (spring) work **more ...**

- define enthalpy, and distinguish between
*C*and_{P}*C*_{V} - recognise and define the enthalpies of solution, formation, atomization, vapourization, condensation, fusion, sublimation and combustion
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- write down the Second Law of Thermodynamics
- define entropy, spontaneous processes and equilibrium
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- Sections 8.1, 8.3 and 8.4

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

- Section 12.1

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- write down an example compound for all the oxidation states of nitrogen, including hydrides, halides, oxyacids and oxides
- give several examples of nitrogen-containing explosives and explain how they function
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- Sections 14.1 - 14.3

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- write down an example compound for all the oxidation states of nitrogen, including hydrides, halides, oxyacids and oxides
- give several examples of nitrogen-containing explosives and explain how they function
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- explain chemical equilibrium as a reaction mixture whose composition is unchanging in time, and relate this to the kinetic picture of equal rates of formation and decomposition of reactants and products
- define the equilibrium constant, and write it down for an arbitrary gas phase reaction
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- Chapter 9

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- identify and explain the major steps in mineral extraction and purification into its metal
- Identify the major forms of mineral sources of metals and other elements
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- Sections 8.1 and 8.3

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- Identify oxidation and reduction half-reactions, and combine them into a balanced redox reaction
- explain how a Galvanic cell is constructed to draw a current from a redox reaction
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- Sections 12.1 - 12.5

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- distinguish between primary and secondary batteries, and fuel cells
- recognise the cell reactions and design features of these kinds of cells

- Section 12.7

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- define electrolysis, electrorefining and overpotential
- calculate the yield of a chemical product from current and electrolysis time
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- Section 12.6

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- identify the main types of intermolecular forces, and explain their importance in the formation of condensed phases
- predict trends in the strength of intermolecular forces with, for example, charge, dipole moment and molecular weight
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- Sections 6.7 and 6.8

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## CHEM1901 **Polymers and the Macromolecular Consequences of Intermolecular Forces**

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- describe the random coil conformation of a polymer, and calculate the random coil diameter and contour length of a vinyl (addition) polymer
- explain how entanglement and chain branching affects polymer properties
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- Sections 24.3 - 24.5 and 26.1

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- Chapters 1 - 3

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