CHEM111-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019

Chemical Principles and Processes

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2019
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2019
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 26 July 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 27 September 2019

Description

Atoms and the periodic table; chemical bonding; reduction and oxidation reactions; properties of gases; introduction to thermodynamics; kinetics; chemical equilibrium; Gibbs energy and the second law of thermodynamics; aqueous chemistry; acid-base equilibrium.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop skills in the critical analysis of chemical information
    Develop problem-solving skills in chemistry
    Enhance applied mathematical skills relevant to chemistry
    Develop a working understanding of:
  • Atomic structure and periodicity
  • Chemical bonding and material properties
  • Chemical reactions, especially redox reactions
  • Quantities and dimensions (IUPAC conventions and SI units)
  • Physical models and the properties of gases
  • Thermochemistry, including the 1st law of thermodynamics
  • Entropy and the 2nd and 3rd laws of thermodynamics
  • Gibbs energy and its relationship to chemical equilibrium
  • Chemical kinetics, reaction mechanisms and integrated rate laws
  • Equilibria, equilibrium constants and Le Châtelier’s principle
  • The chemistry of water
  • Acid-base equilibria

Pre-requisites

(1) NCEA: at least 14 credits NCEA Level 3 Chemistry, or
(2) CIE: at least D grade in CIE AL Chemistry or
A grade in CIE ASL Chemistry, or
(3) IB: at least Grade 4 in IB HL Chemistry or
Grade 6 in IB SL Chemistry, or
(4) CHEM114, or
at least B Grade in BRDG023.

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 12:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 11:00 - 12:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 08:00 - 11:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab 15 Jul - 21 Jul
29 Jul - 4 Aug
12 Aug - 18 Aug
9 Sep - 15 Sep
23 Sep - 29 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct
02 Wednesday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab 15 Jul - 21 Jul
29 Jul - 4 Aug
12 Aug - 18 Aug
9 Sep - 15 Sep
23 Sep - 29 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct
03 Thursday 08:00 - 11:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab 15 Jul - 21 Jul
29 Jul - 4 Aug
12 Aug - 18 Aug
9 Sep - 15 Sep
23 Sep - 29 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct
04 Thursday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab 15 Jul - 21 Jul
29 Jul - 4 Aug
12 Aug - 18 Aug
9 Sep - 15 Sep
23 Sep - 29 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct
05 Friday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab 15 Jul - 21 Jul
29 Jul - 4 Aug
12 Aug - 18 Aug
9 Sep - 15 Sep
23 Sep - 29 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct
06 Friday 13:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 419 Chemistry Lab 15 Jul - 21 Jul
29 Jul - 4 Aug
12 Aug - 18 Aug
9 Sep - 15 Sep
23 Sep - 29 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 18:30 - 20:00 C1 Lecture Theatre 9 Sep - 15 Sep
02 Wednesday 18:30 - 20:00 C2 Lecture Theatre 9 Sep - 15 Sep
03 Wednesday 18:30 - 20:00 A1 Lecture Theatre 9 Sep - 15 Sep

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Exam 50%
BestChoice On-line Problems 5%
Laboratory 15%
Mid-Semester Test 30%

Course links

Course handout and content (PDF 1025KB)

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $883.00

International fee $4,000.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences on the department and colleges page.

All CHEM111 Occurrences