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CHEM1405

Week 13 Semester 1 2021

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The Periodic Table

  •  recognize trends in the Periodic Table, such as in ionic radii
  •  understand and explain reasons for those trends
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Introduction to Atomic Structure

  •  list the particles that make up atoms, their symbols and their relative masses and charges
  •  recognise how relative atomic masses are derived
  • more ...

The Biological Periodic Table

  •  list important building blocks of living organisms
  •  identify essential, toxic and medicinal elements
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Assumed Knowledge Introduction to Atomic Structure The Periodic Table
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CHEM1405 Week 2

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Stoichiometry

  •  write and balance chemical equations
  •  use the mole concept for stoichiometry calculations
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Chemical Bonding

  •  explain the characteristics of ionic, metallic and covalent bonding
  •  use the difference in electronegativity of two elements to predict the type of bond that will form between them
  • more ...

The Shapes of Molecules

  •  use VSEPR to explain and predict molecular shapes
  •  deduce shapes from Lewis structures
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Stoichiometry Chemical Bonding
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CHEM1405 Week 3

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The Shapes of Molecules

  •  use VSEPR to explain and predict molecular shapes
  •  deduce shapes from Lewis structures
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Intermolecular forces

  •  identify which attractive forces exist
  •  rank melting and boiling points according to the presence and strength of these attractive forces
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Introduction to Colloids and Surface Chemistry

  •  classify colloids
  •  explain surface chemistry based on intermolecular interactions
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The Shapes of Molecules Intermolecular forces
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CHEM1405 Week 4

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Introduction to Chemical Energetics

  •  perform calculations using ΔH
  •  apply Hess’s law
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Chemical Equilibrium

  •  define chemical equilibrium
  •  formulate equilibrium equations for chemical reaction
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Introduction to Chemical Energetics Chemical Equilibrium
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CHEM1405 Week 5

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Acids and Bases

  •  define strong and weak acids and bases
  •  describe the equilibria between acids and bases
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Solutions

  •  explain the origin of osmotic pressure
  •  calculate osmotic pressure for various solutions
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Acids and Bases
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CHEM1405 Week 6

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Redox Reactions and Introduction to Electrochemistry

  •  define electrochemical cell
  •  balance redox equations
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Chemical Kinetics

  •  determine the rate law from experimental data
  •  determine the reaction order from the rate law
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Redox Reactions and Introduction to Electrochemistry Chemical Kinetics
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CHEM1405 Week 7

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Introduction to Organic Chemistry

  •  understand the basis of drawing organic structures
  •  convert between a condensed molecular formula and a skeletal or line structure
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Hydrocarbons: Alkanes, Alkenes, Benzene

  •  understand the difference between constitutional isomers and stereoisomers
  •  recognize constitutional, conformational and diastereoisomers
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Introduction to Organic Chemistry Hydrocarbons: Alkanes, Alkenes, Benzene
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CHEM1405 Week 8

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Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers and Thiols

  •  explain why phenols are more acidic than alcohols
  •  predict the products of oxidation of an alcohol and give the reagents required to perform this reaction
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Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers and Thiols
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CHEM1405 Week 9

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Amines

  •  identify an acid-base reaction occurring between two molecules
  •  recognize that amines are both basic and nucleophilic

Aldehydes and Ketones

  •  predict the products of oxidation and reduction of aldehydes and ketones and give the reagents required to perform these reactions
  •  predict the products of the reaction between alcohols and aldehydes and ketones

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Aldehydes and Ketones
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CHEM1405 Week 10

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Identification of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals

  •  identify the molecular ion, base peak and daughter ions in a mass spectrum
  •  use the information that IR and UV-visible spectra provide to aid in the determination of structures
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Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

  •  give the products from the reaction of a carboxylic acid with a base and recognize that this is a reversible reaction
  •  predict the product of the reduction of a carboxylic acid and give the reagents required to perform this reaction
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Identification of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives
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CHEM1405 Week 11

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Heterocyclic Compounds

  •  predict whether a molecule is aromatic
  •  identify the basic nitrogen atoms in heterocyclic compounds
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Shapes of Molecules: Stereochemistry

  •  identify stereogenic centres in organic molecules
  •  distinguish between different types of isomers, including enantiomers and diastereoisomers
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Shapes of Molecules: Stereochemistry
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CHEM1405 Week 12

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Biomolecules: Carbohydrates

  •  use Fisher projections to represent the structures of D- and L-sugars
  •  convert between Fisher projections and Haworth representations
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Biomolecules: Carbohydrates
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CHEM1405 Week 13

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Biomolecules: Proteins and DNA

  •  predict whether the acid and amine groups in amino acids will be protonated at different pH values
  •  predict the pI of amino acids and simple peptides
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Biomolecules: Proteins and DNA