University of Technology Sydney

65111 Chemistry 1

6cp; 1.5hpw (pre-recorded lecture, online), 3hpw (practical, on campus)


The study of chemistry is central to an understanding of the world around us and is relevant to all other science areas, such as physics, biology, geology and the environment at the fundamental level. This subject is designed to develop the student's understanding of the basic principles of chemistry.

Topics covered include an introduction to matter, chemical reactions, atomic structure, stoichiometry, the periodic table, bonding, intermolecular forces and crystal structures, molecular geometry, equilibrium, and acid-base equilibria. The subject provides the requisite knowledge and skills for 65212 Chemistry 2.

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Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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