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General chemistry 117


 
Module code CMY 117
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

General introduction to inorganic, analytical and physical chemistry. Atomic structure and periodicity. Molecular structure and chemical bonding using the VSEOR model. Nomenclature of inorganic ions and compounds. Classification of reactions: precipitation, acid-base, redox reactions and gas-forming reactions. Mole concept and stoichiometric calculations concerning chemical formulas and chemical reactions. Principles of reactivity: energy and chemical reactions. Physical behaviour gases, liquids, solids and solutions and the role of intermolecular forces. Rate of reactions: Introduction to chemical kinetics.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 05
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Veterinary Science
Prerequisites A candidate must have Mathematics for at least 60% and 60% for Physical Sciences.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Chemistry
Period of presentation Semester 1

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