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The

FA C U L T Y Faculty

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture

CHEM 1060 (C11C)

INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY I (6 credits)

Prerequisites: CHEM 0060 (C06E) level Chemistry or their equivalent. Syllabus: Theory: Atomic Structure, periodic properties, bonding and molecular structure including covalent bonding. Structure of organic molecules, reactions of functional groups of organic compounds. IR Spectroscopy.Practical: Fifty-two (52) hours of & CHEM 0061 (C06F) or A-

practical work. Assessment: One 3-hour written paper Coursework – Practical & Theory

75% 25%

CHEM 2025 (C20E) KINETICS AND MECHANISM (4 credits)

Prerequisites: CHEM 1060 (C11C) and CHEM 1061 (C11D) Syllabus: Theoretical aspects of chemical kinetics. Techniques for the study of slow and fast reactions. Photochemistry. General fac- tors affecting reaction rates and mechanisms. Mechanisms of reactions with typical co-ordination polyhedra encountered in organic and inorganic chemistry; e.g., tetrahedral, square pla- nar and octahedral geometries; linear free energy relationship.Practical: Thirty-six (36) hours of practical work.

Assessment:

One 2-hour written paper

85%

Coursework – Practical & Theory

15%

CHEM 1061 (C11D) INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY II (6 credits)

Prerequisites: CHEM 0060 (C06E) level Chemistry or their equivalent. Syllabus: Theory: Introduction to main group chem-istry, ionic bonding, co-ordination chemistry and elementary symmetry theory. Energy, energy distribution in molecules. The first and second Laws of Thermodynamics. Chemical equilibrium, reaction kinetics.Practical: Fifty-two (52) hours of practical work. & CHEM 0061 (C06F) or A-

Assessment:

One 3—hour written paper

75%

Coursework – Practical & Theory

25%

CHEM 2015 (C20D) SPECTROSCOPY (4 credits)

Prerequisites:: and CHEM 1061 (C11D) Syllabus: Theory and Instrumentation. Application of UV-visible spectra to transition metal ions and organic molecules. I.R. spectra and their use in structural elucidation for organic, organome- tallic and inorganic systems. N.M.R. spectra of 1H species and their applications to organic and organometallic systems. Other magnetic nuclei, e.g. 13C, 31P and 19F. Mass spectrometry and its application.Practical: Thirty-six (36) hours of practical work.

CHEM 2160 (C20A) MAIN GROUP CHEMISTRY (4 credits)

Prerequisites:: CHEM 1060 (C11C) and CHEM 1061 (C11D) Syllabus: Symmetry theory and point groups. Introduction to the chemistry of the elements. Chemistry of the hydrides, oxides and halides; organometallic chemistry of the p-block elements.Practical: Thirty-six (36) hours of practical work.

Assessment:

One 2-hour written paper

85%

Coursework – Practical & Theory

15%

CHEM 2260 (C20B) BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I (4 credits)

Prerequisite: CHEM 1060 (C11C) Syllabus: Aromatic chemistry, carbon-carbon bond formation, principles of organic synthesis, principles of stereochemistry.Practical:

Thirty-six (36) hours of practical work. Assessment: One 2-hour written paper Coursework – Practical & Theory

75% 25%

Assessment:

One 2-hour written paper

85%

Coursework – Practical & Theory

15%

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