Chemical Structure and Stability (Adv) (CHEM2912)


The syllabus for this unit is the same as that of CHEM2402 together with special Advanced material presented in the practical program. The lectures include the properties of inorganic compounds and complexes, statistical thermodynamics, the chemistry of carbonyls, nucleophilic organometallic reagents, and synthetic methods. For more details of the lecture syllabus, please read the entry for CHEM2402.

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Three 1-hour lectures per week, seven 1-hour tutorials per semester, 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))


CHEM2202 or CHEM2302 or CHEM2402 or CHEM2902 or CHEM2916

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