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The

FA C U L T Y Faculty

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture

CHEM 2360 (C20C) BASIC PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (4 credits)

Prerequisite: CHEM 1061 (C11D) Syllabus: Nuclear chemistry. The behaviour of gases, liquids and solids; principles of surface and colloid chemistry; principles of electrochemistry.Practical: Thirty-six (36) hours of practical

work. Assessment: One 2-hour written paper Coursework – Practical & Theory

85% 15%

CHEM 2460 (C20F) PRINCIPLES OF CHEMICAL ANALYSIS (4 credits)

Prerequisites: CHEM 1060 (C11C) and CHEM 1061 (C11D) Syllabus: Introduction to qualitative and quantitative analysis; calibra- tion of laboratory equipment; criteria for choice of a method of analysis; good laboratory practices; good measurement prac- tices; methods of quantitation; basic statistics in analytical chemistry; errors in chemical analysis; sampling and sample preparation for chemical analyses; applications of spectroscopic and chromatographic methods of analysis.Practical: Thirty-six

CHEM 3161 (C31A) ADVANCED TOPICS IN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4 credits)

Prerequisite: CHEM 2160 (C20A) Syllabus: The chemistry of the 4d and 5d transition metals including metal cluster formation, homogeneous catalysis, bio-inorganic complexes. Inorganic polymers, oxide superconductors, het- erocyclic rings and cages; heavy metals in the biosphere, other special topics in inorganic chemistry. Practical: Thirty-six (36)

hours of practical work. Assessment: One 2-hour written paper Coursework – Practical & Theory

85% 15%

CHEM 3260 (C30B) BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II (4 credits)

Prerequisite: CHEM 2260 (C20B) (C20B) Syllabus: Reactive intermediates in Organic Chemistry – carbenes or repeating CHEM 2260 , Chemistry of heterocyclic systems, carbocations, radicals.

sugars and peptides.Practical: Thirty-six (36) hours of practi-

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

85% 15%

cal work. Assessment: One 2-hour written paper Coursework – Practical & Theory

75% 25%

CHEM 3160 (C30A) ADVANCED INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4 credits)

CHEM 3261 (C31B) CHEMISTRY OF NATURAL PRODUCTS (4 credits)

Prerequisite: CHEM 2160 (C 20A) or repeating CHEM 2160 (C20A) Syllabus: Application of Group Theory to bonding. LCAO and LGO de- scription of bonding. Chemistry of the First Row Transition Metals including effects of Crystal Field Stabilisation Energy; physical, chemical and magnetic properties. Organometallic chemistry.Practical: Thirty-six (36) hours of practical work.

Assessment:

One 2-hour written paper

85%

Coursework – Practical & Theory

15%

Prerequisite: CHEM 2260 (C20B ) Syllabus: Primary and secondary metabolites. The main biosynthetic pathways - evidence. The acetate-malonate pathway - polyketides. Mevalonic acid - terpenoids. Metabolites derived from shikimic acid. Amino acid - alkaloids; modern techniques for characterisation of natural products.Practical: Thirty-six

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

75% 25% 25%

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