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  • Textbook references are to
    Blackman, Bottle, Schmid, Mocerino and Wille,
         Chemistry, 3rd Edition, 2015 (John Wiley) ISBN: 978-0-7303-1105-8 (paperback) and 978-0-7303-2492-8 (e-text)


  • Work though the material in the Worksheets column. This is essential material for the course.
  • The material in the References, ChemCAL and Self-help problems columns is supporting material and optional.
  • ChemCAL is an on-line suite of modules with information, explanations, animations and questions on most topics. To access, click ChemCAL and log on using username chemcal password helium. You may have to configure your computer to run ChemCAL correctly. See 'Setting up ChemCAL on-line' to do this.
  • An online assessment is now available.

Resources By Topic



Reading and References


Self-help problems

Quantum Chemistry:

  • atomic spectroscopy
  • atomic orbitals

Worksheet 1

Worksheet 2

Grand Table of Atomic Orbitals

Blackman 4.2 - 4.5

Atoms, Electrons and Orbitals

Electronic Structure of Atoms and Ions

Atomic Properties

Atomic Orbitals and Quantum Numbers

Atomic Structure

Atomic Structure (Advanced)


  • molecular orbitals
  • bond order

Worksheet 3

Blackman 5.7

Covalent Bonding

Electronegativity and Polar Molecules


Bonding (Advanced)


Supplementary Course Test (requires Unikey login)

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