Principles of reactivity: energy and chemical reactions. Physical behaviour of gasses, liquids, solids and solutions and the role of intermolecular forces. Rate of reactions: Introduction to Chemical kinetics. Introduction to chemical equilibrium. Introduction to organic chemistry: hybridisation, isomers (structural, geometrical and conformational), additions reactions and reaction mechanisms.
Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Faculty of Education
CMY 133 and CMY 143
2 tutorials per week, 3 lectures per week, Foundation Course, fortnightly practicals
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Period of presentation
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