SFY0006 : Applications of Chemistry
- Offered for Year: 2018/19
- Module Leader(s): Dr Alasdair Charles
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To develop an appreciation of chemistry and its applications in the environment. To understand basic reaction mechanisms essential to biological processes and modern industrial activities.
This module illustrates how Chemistry impacts on our lives giving examples from physical, inorganic and organic areas.
Students will study catalysis, kinetics, basic biochemical reactions, physical chemistry concepts and some major organic reactions.
Outline Of Syllabus
Introduction to Spectroscopy
pH and its significance
Physical Properties and Structure
Chemistry and the Environment
Applications of Organic Chemistry
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||18||1:00||18:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||4:00||4:00||Homework / lab reports total 7.|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||9:00||9:00||Exam Revision|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||2:00||2:00||Written Exam|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Practical||18||1:00||18:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||6||1:00||6:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||43:00||43:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
The lectures will be used to convey information.
The tutorials will be used to distribute problems sheets and to provide formative feedback following their completion by the students.
Practical Laboratory Classes will reinforce lecture material and enable assessment of student progress.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Prob solv exercises||2||M||5||Homework sheet.|
|Practical/lab report||2||M||25||6 lab reports based on the practical lab work.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The written exam will assess the knowledge gained and the ability to solve unseen problems.
In course assessments allow students to practice concepts and complete laboratory assignments from which they receive formative feedback.