Chemistry

CHEM1041General Chemistry I3 ch (3C 1T)

Introductory course designed primarily for BSc students. Topics covered include atoms, molecules & ions; stoichiometry; thermochemistry; atomic structure & quantum theory; periodic trends - atomic size, ionization, electron affinity; chemical bonding - Lewis structure, VSEPR, polarity, electronegativity, hybridization, hydrocarbons - alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, nomenclature, isomerism, functional groups.

Prerequisite: Grade 12 Chemistry or equivalent.

Corequisite: MATH 1001 or MATH 1003.