CHEM1033- Chemistry

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  • This unit is designed to expose students not intending to proceed to a second qualifying unit in chemistry to the principles and practical considerations that underlie chemical phenomena in engineering, industrial and mining processes. Topics covered include metals and alloys, the thermodynamics and kinetics of corrosion and other redox reactions, the chemistry of the atmosphere/environment, alternative energy sources, explosives, acids and bases, aqueous solutions and materials. Six laboratory experiments accompany the lectures and illustrate practical aspects of the topic material.
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BSc Eng (Elec)
BSc Eng (Elec) Info Option