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CHEM1904 Representations of Molecular Structure

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Representations of Molecular Structure

  • determine the geometry and hybridization state for each carbon, nitrogen and oxygen atom in a molecule
  • interconvert the structural and stick formula and stick representations of a molecule
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CHEM1904 Alkanes

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Alkanes

  • name simple alkanes using IUPAC nomenclature
  • draw structures from IUPAC names
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CHEM1904 Alkenes

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Alkenes

  • identify alkene diastereomers as E or Z
  • identify the electrophiles and nucleophiles in a reaction
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CHEM1904 Structural Determination

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Structural Determination

  • explain the basic principles of a mass spectrometer
  • identify the molecular ion, base peak and daughter ions in a mass spectrum
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CHEM1904 Alcohols

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Alcohols

  • identify and name simple alcohols, diols, triols and phenols
  • explain why phenols are more acidic than alcohols
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CHEM1904 Amines

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Amines

  • recognise and name amines
  • predict the reactivity of amines as bases and nucleophiles
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CHEM1904 Stereochemistry

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Stereochemistry

  • identify stereogenic centres in organic molecules
  • distinguish between different types of isomers, including enantiomers and diastereomers
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CHEM1904 Organic Halogen Compounds

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Organic Halogen Compounds

  • identify and name organic halogen compounds
  • predict the products of the elimination of alkyl halides, using Zaitsev's rule, and give the reagents required to perform this reaction
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CHEM1904 Aldehydes and Ketones

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Aldehydes and Ketones

  • identify and name simple ketones and aldehydes
  • explain the mechanism of nucleophilic addition to a carbonyl
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CHEM1904 Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

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Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

  • identify and name simple carboxylic acids
  • give the products from the reaction of a carboxylic acid with a base and recognize that this is a reversible reaction
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CHEM1904 Synthetic Strategies

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Synthetic Strategies

  • appreciate the challenge of synthesis
  • work forwards and backwards to devise a synthetic route
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TextBook References (Blackman, Bottle, Schmid, Mocerino and Wille, Chemistry, 2nd Edition, 2012, John Wiley)

  • Chapters 16, 18, 19, 21, 22 and 23

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CHEM1904 Strong Acids and Bases

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Strong Acids and Bases

  • list common acids and bases
  • define acids and bases according to the Arrhenius and Bronsted-Lowry models
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CHEM1904 Weak Acids and Bases

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Weak Acids and Bases

  • explain the difference between a strong and weak acid and the difference between a strong and weak base in terms of the percentage dissociation in solution
  • explain the increase in pKa values for dissocation of the protons in a polyprotic acid

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CHEM1904 Calculations Involving pKa

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Calculations Involving pKa

  • use pKw, pKa and pKb to calculate the pH of a solution containing a weak acid or base
  • use the increase in pKa values for dissocation of the protons in a polyprotic acid to perform calculations
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CHEM1904 Periodic Trends

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Periodic Trends

  • recognize trends in the Periodic Table and the correlation between the trends in atomic radii, ionization energies and electronegativity
  • explain the origin of these trends in terms of the electronic structure of the atoms
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CHEM1904 Intermolecular Forces and Phase Behaviour

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Intermolecular Forces and Phase Behaviour

  • list the types of intermolecular forces and their relative strengths
  • identify the intermolecular forces that exist for particular compounds
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CHEM1904 Physical States and Phase Diagrams

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Physical States and Phase Diagrams

  • identify characteristics of physical states
  • label phase diagrams and relate phase diagrams to changes in state with temperature and pressure
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Lecture Notes

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CHEM1904 Crystal Structures

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Crystal Structures

  • define and give examples of alloys
  • show how close packing of spheres can lead to hexagonal or cubic close packing
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CHEM1904 Solubility Equilibrium

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Solubility Equilibrium

  • identify what determines solubility in terms of bonding forces
  • construct Ksp from the chemical equation for dissolution
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Lecture Notes

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CHEM1904 Metal Complexes

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Metal Complexes

  • define complex, ligand and coordinate bond
  • recognize that hydrolysis of metal ions in aqueous solutions gives rise to acidic solutions and predict their relative acidity
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CHEM1904 Metals in Biology

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Metals in Biology

  • list the important molecular building blocks of living systems
  • identify essential, toxic and medicinal elements
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CHEM1904 Coordination Chemistry

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Coordination Chemistry

  • work out the oxidation state of a transition metal in a complex
  • work out the number of d electrons on a transition metal cation and the number of unpaired electrons
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CHEM1904 Kinetics

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Kinetics

  • determine the rate law from experimental data, including the rate constant and its units
  • identify the reaction order from the rate law
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CHEM1904 Allotropes

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Crystal Structures

  • define and give examples of alloys
  • show how close packing of spheres can lead to hexagonal or cubic close packing
  • more ...

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CHEM1904 Entropy

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Entropy

  • define entropy in terms of the tendency of energy to spread out
  • predict how entropy changes with the physical state, the temperature, the size of the molecule and the complexity of a molecule
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CHEM1904 Alkynes

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Alkynes

  • predict the major products obtained from the reaction of alkynes with electrophiles (using Markovnikov's rule)

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CHEM1904 Aromatic Compounds

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Aromatic Compounds

  • explain the special stability of benzene and why it does not react like an alkene
  • explain what is required for a compound to be aromatic and apply Hückel's rule to rings containing heteroatoms
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CHEM1904 Organic Mechanisms and Molecular Orbitals

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Organic Mechanisms and Molecular Orbitals

  • classify the type of reaction occurring
  • identify nucleophiles and electrophiles
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