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Chemical Structure and Stability - CHEM2402

Year - 2019

This is the second core unit of study for students considering majoring in chemistry, and for students seeking a good general background in chemistry. The unit continues the consideration of molecular structure and chemical reactivity. Topics include the structure and bonding of inorganic compounds, the properties of metal complexes, materials chemistry and nanotechnology, thermodynamics and kinetics.

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%)


Additional information
This is a required chemistry unit of study for students intending to major in chemistry.

Assumed knowledge


(CHEM1XX1 or CHEM1903) and (CHEM1XX2 or CHEM1904)


CHEM2202 or CHEM2302 or CHEM2902 or CHEM2912 or CHEM2916


Faculty: Science

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Chemistry Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Siegbert Schmid
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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