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CHEM1001

Week 13 Semester 1 2018

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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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Elements and Atoms
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CHEM1001 Week 2

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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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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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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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Elements and Atoms Molecules and Ions
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CHEM1001 Week 3

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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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Molecules and Ions Chemical Equations
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CHEM1001 Week 4

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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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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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Stoichiometry
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CHEM1001 Week 5

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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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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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The Periodic Table Atomic Energy Levels Lewis Model of Bonding
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CHEM1001 Week 6

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Ionic Bonding

  •  describe and explain the periodic trends in electronegativity
  •  explain the origin of ionic bonding
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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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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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VSEPR
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CHEM1001 Week 7

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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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Types of Intermolecular Forces

  •  identify different types of intermolecular forces
  •  determine which forces are present in different molecules
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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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VSEPR Gas Laws
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CHEM1001 Week 8

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

  •  define conductivity, paramagnetism and diamagnetism
  •  recognise conductors and insulators by their conductivity
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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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Thermochemistry

  •  define system, surroundings and universe for simple thermodynamic processes
  •  explain the difference between heat and temperature
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Thermochemistry First Law of Thermodynamics
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CHEM1001 Week 9

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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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Enthalpy

  •  define the difference between internal energy and enthalpy
  •  draw enthalpy diagrams for endothermic and exothermic processes
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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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Types of Intermolecular Forces Oxidation Numbers
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CHEM1001 Week 10

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Oxidation Numbers

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

Nitrogen Chemistry and Compounds

  •  explain the difference between a fuel and an explosive
  •  explain the concept of activation energy
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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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Chemical Equilibrium
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CHEM1001 Week 11

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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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Equilibrium

  •  explain what reactions are spontaneous and under what conditions
  •  explain the dynamic nature of equilibrium 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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Equilibrium and Thermochemistry in Industrial Processes
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CHEM1001 Week 12

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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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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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Introduction to Electrochemistry Electrochemistry
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CHEM1001 Week 13

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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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Electrochemistry (Batteries and Corrosion)

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