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The

FA C U L T Y Faculty

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture

CHEM 3262 (C32B) ORGANIC SYNTHESIS (4 credits)

CHEM 3461 (C31F) ADVANCED ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (8 credits)

Prerequisites: CHEM 2260 (C20B) and CHEM 3260 (C30B) Syllabus: C-C Bond forming reactions. Functional group interconversions. Selective reagents. Stereochemical control. Synthetic strategy. Retrosynthesis - bond disconnections and synthons.Practical:

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

75% 25%

CHEM 3360 (C30C) THERMODYNAMICS AND STATISTICAL THERMODYNAMICS(4 credits)

Prerequisite: CHEM 2360 (C20C) (C20C) Syllabus: Advanced Thermodynamics: Systems of variable composition, phase equilibria, solutions, equilibria in non-ideal systems.Statistical Thermodynamics: Microstates and configu- rations, Boltzmann distribution law, entropy, partition func- tions, ideal gas law, Sackur-Tetrode equation, applications of statistical thermodynamics.Practical: Thirty-six (36) hours of or repeating CHEM. 2360

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

85% 15%

CHEM 3460 (C30F) BASIC ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (8 credits)

Prerequisite: CHEM 2460 (C20F ) Syllabus: Troubleshooting; methods of validation of analytical methods; application of statistics in experimental designs, process optimisation and decision-making; spectroscopic methods of analysis; separation techniques; ion-selective electrodes; bio- chemical methods of analysis.Practical: Seventy-two (72) hours

Prerequisite: CHEM 3460 (C30F) Syllabus: Aspects of Laboratory management: Quality control and qual- ity assurance; laboratory accreditation; hazardous waste man- agement. Investigative techniques in chemistry; project plan- ning and execution automated methods of analysis; modern spectroscopic methods of analysis; chromatographic and re- lated techniques; radiochemical methods; polarography and related electrochemical methods; formulation science; analyti- cal applications in forensic and clinical science, industry and the environment; the analytical chemist as an entrepreneur.Practical: Each student will be required to carry out a ten (10) week project and present a report (oral and writ-

ten). Assessment: One 3-hour written paper Coursework – Practical & Theory

75% 25%

CHEM 3560 (C30E) ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY (4 credits)

Prerequisite:At least three of CHEM 2160 (C20A), CHEM 2260 (C20B), CHEM 2360 (C20C), CHEM 2015 (C20D), CHEM 2025 (C20E), CHEM 2460 (C20F) or by permission of the Head of Department

Syllabus: Introduction to the structure of the environment; the physiochemical characteristics and processes of natural wa- ters: equilibrium, redox, and microbiological reactions; func- tion and processes in the atmosphere: major element cycles, ozone, climate change, acid rain, smog; characteristics of, and processes in soils; sources, effects and control of selected wa- ter, air and soil pollutants; introduction to environmental ana- lytical chemistry.Practical: Thirty-six (36) hours of practical

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

60% 40%

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

85% 15%

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