CHEM281-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Practical Chemistry

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024

Description

This course is required to major in chemistry and preferably it is taken in conjunction with other 200-level chemistry courses. The topics covered in this course are: preparative organic and inorganic chemistry; purification of chemicals including chromatography; practical spectroscopy and basic analytical methodology; data analysis, errors and Excel competence. Kinetic and thermodynamic measurements on solutions.

Prerequisites

1. CHEM111 and CHEM112 (BCHM112) or 2. CHEM212

Restrictions

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 14:00 - 15:00 Link 309 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 26 May
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 15:00 - 18:00 Ernest Rutherford 412 Chemistry Lab
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 13:00 Ernest Rutherford 412 Chemistry Lab
19 Feb - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 28 Apr
6 May - 26 May
Lab C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 13:00 Jack Erskine 001 Computer Lab
29 Apr - 5 May

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 10:30 Ernest Rutherford 412 Chemistry Lab
27 May - 2 Jun

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Timothy Allison

Lab Technicians

Nathan Alexander and Lily Hermanspahn

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Laboratory work 60%
Reports 20%
Test 20%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $978.00

International fee $4,988.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences .

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