GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY
Credit points: 15
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
Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Wilson
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Prerequisites VCE chemistry
Incompatible subjects CHE1BAS or CHE1CHF
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Chemistry: Human Activity, Chemical Reactivity||Prescribed||Mahaffy, Bucat, Tasker, Kotz, Treichel, Weaver, McMurry||1ST CANADIAN EDITION; ISBN: 0-176-10437-2.|
|Readings||FSTE First Year Survival Guide (second edition)||Recommended||Faculty of Science, Technology and Engineering||LA TROBE UNIVERSITY 2012|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Wilson
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.
Three 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|one 2-hour examination||50|
|laboratory reports||The laboratory course is compulsory and an attendance requirement applies||20|