Chemistry 151

Module code CMY 151
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Theory: Introduction to general chemistry: Measurement in chemistry, matter and energy, atomic theory and the periodic table, chemical compounds and chemical bonds; quantitative relationships in chemical reactions, states of matter and the kinetic theory; solutions and colloids, acids, bases and ionic compounds, chemical equilibria. Introduction to organic chemistry: Chemical bonding in organic compounds, nature, physical properties and nomenclature of simple organic molecules, isomerism, chemical properties of alkanes and cycloalkanes, alkenes, alcohols, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids and esters, amines and amides, carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids.

Module credits 16.00
Service modules Faculty of Health Sciences
Prerequisites Refer to Regulation 1.2
Contact time 4 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Academic organisation Chemistry
Period of presentation Semester 1

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