General introduction to inorganic, analytical and physical chemistry. Nomenclature of inorganic ions and compounds, stoichiometric calculations concerning chemical reactions, redox reactions, solubilities and solutions, atomic structure, periodicity. Molecular structure and chemical bonding using the VSEPR model. Principles of reactivity, electrochemistry, energy and chemical reactions, entropy and free energy. Appropriate tutorial classes and practicals.
Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
1 practical per week, 1 web-based period per week, 4 lectures per week, 1 discussion class per week
Language of tuition
Both Afr and Eng
Period of presentation
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