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Week 13 Semester 2 2017

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neto A/Prof Neto's lecture notes Published 03/03/17 (6:06 am)

Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry

  •  recognise nuclear reactions, including the major spontaneous decay mechanisms
  •  calculate the average atomic mass from isotope information
  • more ...

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Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry Assumed Knowledge
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CHEM1901 Week 2

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Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry

  •  recognise nuclear reactions, including the major spontaneous decay mechanisms
  •  calculate the average atomic mass from isotope information
  • more ...

Wave Theory of Electrons and Atomic Energy Levels

  •  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)
  • more ...

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Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry Wave Theory of Electrons and Resulting Atomic Energy Levels
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CHEM1901 Week 3

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neto A/Prof Neto's lecture notes Published 03/03/17 (6:06 am)

Wave Theory of Electrons and Atomic Energy Levels

  •  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)
  • more ...

Shape of Atomic Orbitals and Quantum Numbers

  •  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 1s, 3d, 4p, 4f..
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Filling Energy Levels in Atoms Larger than Hydrogen

  •  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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Wave Theory of Electrons and Resulting Atomic Energy Levels Shape of Atomic Orbitals and Quantum Numbers Filling Energy Levels in Atoms Larger than Hydrogen
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CHEM1901 Week 4

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The Periodic Table and Periodic Trends

  •  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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Bonding in H2 - MO theory

  •  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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Bonding in O2, N2, C2H2 and C2H4

  •  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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Periodic Table and the Periodic Trends Bonding in H2 - MO theory Bonding in O2, N2, C2H2, C2H4 and CH2O
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CHEM1901 Week 5

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Atomic Electronic Spectroscopy

  •  explain the difference between core and valence electrons
  •  distinguish between absorbance and emission spectra
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Band Theory - MO in Solids

  •  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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Polar Bonds

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

Ionic Bonding

  •  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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Band Theory - MO in Solids Polar Bonds
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CHEM1901 Week 6

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Lewis Structures

  •  draw out plausible Lewis structures for simple polyatomic molecules
  •  assign bond orders based on sharing of electron pairs and resonance structures
  • more ...

VSEPR

  •  assign molecular shapes based on Lewis structures
  •  recognise four functional groups: aldehyde, alcohol, ketone and nitrile
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CHEM1901 Week 7

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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
  • more ...

Types of Intermolecular Forces

  •  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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Polymers and the Macromolecular Consequences of Intermolecular Forces

  •  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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Gas Laws Types of Intermolecular Forces
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CHEM1901 Week 8

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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
  •  describe cubic, hexagonal and lamellar lyotropic liquid crystals
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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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The Greenhouse Effect

  •  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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1st Law of Thermodynamics

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

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Material Properties (Polymers, Liquid Crystals, Metals, Ceramics) Thermochemistry
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CHEM1901 Week 9

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1st Law of Thermodynamics

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

Enthalpy

  •  define enthalpy, and distinguish between CP and CV
  •  recognise and define the enthalpies of solution, formation, atomization, vapourization, condensation, fusion, sublimation and combustion
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2nd Law of Thermodynamics

  •  write down the Second Law of Thermodynamics
  •  define entropy, spontaneous processes and equilibrium
  • more ...

Oxidation Numbers

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

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Thermochemistry First and Second Law of Thermodynamics Oxidation Numbers Nitrogen Chemistry and Compounds
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CHEM1901 Week 10

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Nitrogen Chemistry and Compounds

  •  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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Equilibrium

  •  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
  • more ...

Equilibrium and Thermochemistry in Industrial Processes

  •  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
  • more ...

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Chemical Equilibrium Equilibrium and Thermochemistry in Industrial Processes
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CHEM1901 Week 11

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Equilibrium

  •  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
  • more ...

Equilibrium and Thermochemistry in Industrial Processes

  •  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
  • more ...

Electrochemistry

  •  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
  • more ...

Electrochemistry (Batteries and Corrosion)

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

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Chemical Equilibrium Equilibrium and Thermochemistry in Industrial Processes Electrochemistry
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CHEM1901 Week 12

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Electrochemistry

  •  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
  • more ...

Electrochemistry (Batteries and Corrosion)

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

Electrolytic Cells

  •  define electrolysis, electrorefining and overpotential
  •  calculate the yield of a chemical product from current and electrolysis time
  • more ...

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Electrochemistry
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CHEM1901 Week 13

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Electrolytic Cells

  •  define electrolysis, electrorefining and overpotential
  •  calculate the yield of a chemical product from current and electrolysis time
  • more ...

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Electrolytic Cells