CHEM281-18S1 (C) Semester One 2018

Practical Chemistry

15 points
19 Feb 2018 - 24 Jun 2018

Description

This course is required to major in chemistry and preferably it is taken in conjunction with other 200-level chemistry courses. The topics covered in this course are: preparative organic and inorganic chemistry; purification of chemicals including chromatography; practical spectroscopy and basic analytical methodology; data analysis, errors and Excel competence. Kinetic and thermodynamic measurements on solutions.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Pre-requisites

Restrictions

Timetable 2018

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 Jack Erskine 244 19 Feb - 1 Apr
23 Apr - 3 Jun
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 14:00 - 18:00 Ernest Rutherford 412, 464 19 Feb - 1 Apr
23 Apr - 3 Jun
Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 18:00 Ernest Rutherford 412, 464 19 Feb - 1 Apr
30 Apr - 27 May

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 464 Computer Lab 28 May - 3 Jun

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Antony Fairbanks

Lecturers

Sally Gaw , Timothy Allison and Jodie Johnston

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Laboratory work 45%
Reports 20%
Quizzes 15%
Test 20%

Course links

Course handout and content (PDF 415KB)

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $865.00

International fee $3,788.00

* 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 CHEM281 Occurrences

  • CHEM281-18S1 (C) Semester One 2018