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CHM1042 - The world of chemistry II

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Science

Leader: Dr Ian McKinnon


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Continuation of the study of the role of chemistry in life and living. Energy and hydrocarbons, alternate energy sources, organic chemicals and polymers, chemistry of life, consumer chemistry, nutrition, medicines and toxic substances, water quality, air quality and the role of chemistry in food supply. Practical work will include such experiments as measuring energy changes, modelling and testing organic compounds, forming emulsions and analysis for vitamin C. See Joesten and Wood, World of Chemistry, Second Edition, Saunders College Publishing,1996, Chapters 12 to 22.


As for CHM1031


Examinations (3 hours): 60%
Practical work: 20%
Regular testing: 20%

Contact hours

Three 1-hour lectures and one 3-hour laboratory or tutorial per week


CHM1022, CHM1742