General chemistry 171

Module code CHM 171
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

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.

Module credits 16.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 web-based period per week, 1 practical per week, 1 discussion class per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Chemistry
Period of presentation Semester 1

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