This introductory course provides the chemical concepts essential for science, engineering and education. You study atomic theory, the Periodic Table, chemical bonding and reactions, electrochemistry, fundamentals of chemical thermodynamics including a general introduction to chemical equilibria, reaction kinetics, and the properties of gases, liquids and solutions. The course also explains the properties of acids and bases, the concept of pH, and buffer systems. An introduction to organic chemistry is provided. You work in teams in the laboratory to investigate chemical concepts.
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- Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
- Moreton Bay: Semester 1, Semester 2
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