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CHEM1611 - Resources for Week 1

Topics and Learning Outcomes

  • Atomic Structure
    •  list the particles that make up atoms, their symbols and their relative masses and charges
    •  calculate the average atomic mass from isotope information
    •  identify the components of the wave equation
    •  convert between the wavelength, frequency and energy of light
    •  explain the meaning of the orbital quantum numbers, n, l, m, and the designation of orbitals such as 1s, 3d, 4p, 4f.
    •  recognise the shapes of s, p and d atomic orbitals in these representations

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Assumed Knowledge -  
Atomic Structure -  
  Properties of Waves (short video tutorial)  
Description: Short video tutorial on the properties of waves
Tags: Waves | wavelength | frequency | radiation  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
  Atomic orbitals (rotatable animations)  
Tags: atomic orbitals  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
  Gallery of atomic and molecular orbitals  
Tags: atomic orbitals  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman

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