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CHEM1904

Week 13 Semester 1 2018

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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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Alkanes

  •  name simple alkanes using IUPAC nomenclature
  •  draw structures from IUPAC names
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Representations of Molecular Structure Alkanes
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CHEM1904 Week 2

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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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Organic Mechanisms and Molecular Orbitals

  •  classify the type of reaction occurring
  •  identify nucleophiles and electrophiles
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Structural Determination Alkynes Aromatic Compounds Organic Mechanisms and Molecular Orbitals
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CHEM1904 Week 3

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Alkenes

  •  identify alkene diastereomers as E or Z
  •  identify the electrophiles and nucleophiles in a reaction
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Alkynes

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

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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Alkenes
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CHEM1904 Week 4

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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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Amines

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

  •  identify stereogenic centres in organic molecules
  •  distinguish between different types of isomers, including enantiomers and diastereomers
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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 Week 6

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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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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 Week 7

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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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Synthetic Strategies

  •  appreciate the challenge of synthesis
  •  work forwards and backwards to devise a synthetic route
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CHEM1904 Week 8

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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 Week 9

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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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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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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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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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Periodic Trends Intermolecular Forces and Phase Behaviour Physical States and Phase Diagrams Entropy
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CHEM1904 Week 10

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Allotropes

  •  define allotropes and give examples of common elements with allotropes

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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Crystal Structures
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CHEM1904 Week 11

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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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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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Solubility Equilibrium Metal Complexes
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CHEM1904 Week 12

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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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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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Metals in Biology

  •  list the important molecular building blocks of living systems
  •  identify essential, toxic and medicinal elements
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Metal Complexes Metals in Biology Coordination Chemistry
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CHEM1904 Week 13

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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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Kinetics