GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY

CHE1GEN

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

General Principles of Chemistry is a cornerstone subject for students who have some previous knowledge or study in chemistry. The aim of the subject is to instill concepts, knowledge and skills that will enable these students to apply chemical principles and practice during their university degree and future employment. The content of the one semester subject covers topics common to senior high school chemistry including atomic structure, quantum theory, bonding, periodicity, organic and inorganic reactions and physical chemistry. The subject is also intended to prepare students to advance to second semester chemistry.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Wilson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites VCE chemistry

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CHE1BAS or CHE1CHF

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsChemistry: Human Activity, Chemical ReactivityPrescribedMahaffy, Bucat, Tasker, Kotz, Treichel, Weaver, McMurry1ST CANADIAN EDITION; ISBN: 0-176-10437-2.
ReadingsFSTE First Year Survival Guide (second edition)RecommendedFaculty of Science, Technology and EngineeringLA TROBE UNIVERSITY 2012

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Wilson

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 2-hour examination50
laboratory reportsThe laboratory course is compulsory and an attendance requirement applies20
workshops15
online learning15