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CHM1042 - The world of chemistry II

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Science

Leader(s): Dr Chris Thompson


Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)


Continuation of the study of the role of chemistry in life and living. Energy and hydrocarbons, alternate energy sources, organic chemicals and polymers, chemistry of life, consumer chemistry, nutrition, medicines and toxic substances, water quality, air quality and the role of chemistry in food supply. Practical work will include such experiments as measuring energy changes, modelling and testing organic compounds, forming emulsions and analysis for vitamin C.


As for CHM1031


Examinations (3 hours): 60%
Laboratory work: 20%
Regular testing: 20%
Students must achieve a pass mark in their laboratory work to achieve an overall pass grade.

Contact hours

Three 1-hour lectures and one 3-hour laboratory or tutorial per week


CHM1022, CHM1742

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