UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

CHEM2211 Synthetic and Materials Chemistry

Credit 6 points
(see Timetable)
Not available in 2017SingaporeFace to face
Content This unit covers many of the fundamental and important principles of inorganic and organic chemistry, with an emphasis on key methods for the synthesis of molecules. Topics include structure and its determination, stereochemistry, organometallic chemistry, materials chemistry, chemistry of the carbonyl group, conjugate addition, aromaticity and aromatic chemistry. An emphasis is placed on classical methods for the synthesis of the carbon–carbon bond, and modern materials and their properties.
Assessment This comprises an examination (50 per cent), laboratory work (30 per cent) and continuous assessment (20 per cent).

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Matthew Piggott and Professor Murray Baker
Unit rules
Prerequisites: CHEM2210 Structure Determination and Physical Chemistry
Contact hours lectures: 26 hours; labs: 36 hours, as per timetable
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/CHEM2211/TS-OFF-G2/2017

Clayden, J. et al. Organic Chemistry, 2nd edn: Oxford University Press 2012 

Atkins, P. et al. Shriver and Atkins Inorganic Chemistry, 5th edn: Oxford University Press 2009

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