Molecular Reactivity and Spectroscopy Adv (CHEM2911)


The syllabus for this unit is the same as that of CHEM2401 together with special Advanced material presented in the practical program. The lectures cover fundamental consideration of molecular electronic structure and its role in molecular reactivity and spectroscopy and include applications of spectroscopy, the organic chemistry of aromatic systems, molecular orbital theory and quantum chemistry. For more details of the lecture syllabus, please read the entry for CHEM2401.

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Three 1-hour lectures per week, seven 1-hour tutorials per semester and eight 4-hour practicals per semester


Quizzes, lab reports and final examination (100%)



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(6 credit points of Junior Mathematics) and (Credit average or better in (CHEM1102 or CHEM1902 or CHEM1904)) and (Credit average or better in (CHEM1101 or CHEM1901 or CHEM1903))


CHEM2001 or CHEM2101 or CHEM2301 or CHEM2311 or CHEM2312 or CHEM2401 or CHEM2502 or CHEM2901 or CHEM2903 or CHEM2915

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