Courses & Units

Chemistry 1B KRA102

Launceston

Note:

Students who do not have the necessary prerequisites for this unit should enrol in KRA001, Chemistry Foundation Unit and KMA003, Mathematics Foundation Unit. A chemistry major is recognised by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) as meeting the requirements for Graduate Member (MRACI) provided that either a mathematics or physics unit is also taken at 1st year level in addition to both KRA101 and KRA102.  Lab coat and safety glasses are required.

Introduction

Together with Chemistry 1A, this is a core unit for the Chemistry major, and for Environmental Science, Science, and Biomedical Science students, providing them with the fundamental knowledge and concepts in inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Organic Chemistry highlights biological applications and includes an introduction to proteins, lipids and carbohydrates. Inorganic Chemistry introduces the coordination chemistry of the transition metals, including the significance of coordination compounds in biology and the environment. Physical Chemistry involves a study of thermochemistry, calorimetry, thermodynamics, oxidation and reduction, batteries, corrosion and kinetics.

Summary

Unit name Chemistry 1B
Unit code KRA102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Physical Sciences
Discipline Chemistry
Coordinator

Dr Trevor Lewis

Teaching staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,437.00 010599

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

    CHM415115 Chemistry or (KRA161 or [KRA001 and (MTG315115 General Mathematics or MTM315117 Mathematics Methods - Foundation or MTM415117 Mathematics Methods or KMA002 or KMA003])

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus students: 3 hrs lectures and 1 hr tutorial weekly (13 wks), 3 hrs practical weekly (8 wks) - pracs start week 3.

Assessment

Lab work (20%), 2 x 1-hr mid-sem tests (20%), 3-hr end-of-sem exam (60%)

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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