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 subject introduces and reinforces fundamental chemistry concepts, knowledge and skills that will enable students to apply chemical principles during their university study and future employment. Students will encounter atomic and molecular structure, bonding, chemical reactions, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry including thermochemistry and equilibrium. .
Subject Co-ordinatorCarmel Abrahams
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Students must have completed Units 3 & 4 VCE chemistry or equivalent
Incompatible subjectsCHE1C1A OR CHE1CHF
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Chemistry: Human Activity, Chemical Reactivity
AuthorMahaffy, Bucat, Tasker, Kotz, Treichel, Weaver, McMurry
Edition/Volume2nd International Edition
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarmel Abrahams
Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Nine 3.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
5 wet-lab classes and 4 workshop classes
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Three 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Two-hour exam (2000 word equivalent)
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Laboratory reports (900 words equivalent)Hurdle: Students must complete a minimum of 75% of lab assessment as required by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI). Students must also obtain a score of at least 50% for the laboratory component of the subject.
Tests and Online quizzes (1600 word equivalent)Workshop written tests and weekly online quizzes.
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