FA C U L T Y Faculty
BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture
CHEM 3561 (C30G) INTRODUCTION TO POLYMER CHEMISTRY (4 credits)
Prerequisite: CHEM 2015 (C20D) or CHEM 2025 (C20E) Syllabus: Macromolecules, molecular weights, characterisation, step polymerisation, chain reaction polymerisation, co-
characterisation; flow properties and elasticity; solubility, ther- modynamics; polymer technology.Practical: Thirty-six (36)
hours of practical work. Assessment: One 2-hour written paper Coursework – Practical & Theory
CHEM 3563 (C31G) INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY I (4 credits)
CHEM 2160 (C20A), CHEM 2260 (C20B), CHEM
2360 (C20C), CHEM 2015 (C20D), CHEM 2025 permission from the Head of Department
Syllabus: Overview of the Chemical Industry. Petrochemicals. Selected Products of the Chemical Industry – some major chemical com- modities, other industrial products. Water in Industry. Chemi- cals from Sugar. Industrial Safety and Pollution in the Chemi- cal Industry. Unit Operations: An Introduction. The Patent Literature.Coursework: Each This will consist of reports on site
visits and a project. Assessment: One 3-hour written paper Coursework – Practical & Theory
CHEM 3562 (C31C) CORROSION SCIENCE (4 credits)
Prerequisite: CHEM 2360 (C20C) Syllabus: Basic types of corrosion; basic electrochemical processes and concepts taking place in corrosion; corrosive characteristics of commonly encountered environments; basic concepts of met- als relating to corrosion; various corrosion phenomena and methods of corrosion control.Practical: Thirty-six (36) hours of
practical work. Assessment: One 2-hour written paper Coursework – Practical & Theory
COMP1011 (CS10M) INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (3 credits)
Pre-requisite: None Syllabus: Essential Computing ConceptsBasic hardware – the proces- sor, memory, secondary storage, input devices, output devices. Telecommunications. Networking. Word Processing The keyboard. The ruler, insertion point, word wrap, margins.
Editing, formatting, spell checking. Copy and paste.
printing.SpreadsheetsWhat is a spreadsheet? Row and col- umn headings. Formulas and constants. Entering data. For- matting and enhancing. Relative and absolute references. Problem solving using a spreadsheet. Using built in func- tions. Creating graphs and charts.DatabasesWhat is a data- base? Create and enter data in tables. Enter data using forms. Retrieve information from a database using queries. Create and print reports. Presentation softwareCreate and format a
simple presentation. Examination Based on course work assignments and/or tests 100%.