School Of Natural Sciences

Chemistry 1Western Sydney University Unit Code: 300224.2


Student Contribution Band: NP

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
HSC Chemistry (2 unit) or HSC Multi-strand Science (3 or 4 unit) or equivalent. UWS Chemistry Bridging course or equivalent.

Equivalent Units
14101 - Foundation Chemistry 1, 300554 - Principles of Chemistry, CH103A - Chemistry 1.1, J1753 - Chemistry 1

Incompatible Units
80800 - Introductory Chemistry 1, CH101A - Introductory Chemistry 1.1D, 300449 - Introductory Chemistry

About this Unit
In 2012 this unit will be replaced by 300800 - Essential Chemistry 1. This unit provides a broad introduction to the fundamental principles common to all branches of chemistry. The unit is intended to serve the needs not only of chemistry majors, but also those intending to specialise in other related disciplines. The unit focuses on scientific notation, nomenclature, chemical equations, stoichiometry, the mole concept, atomic structure, periodicity, electronic configuration, structure and bonding, states of matter, intermolecular forces, properties of solutions, chemical thermodynamics, chemical equilibria, and electrochemistry.


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