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Chemistry 111: Principles of Chemistry I

Course Level: 
First Year
Academic Year: 
2014/2015

Textbook: General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications (10th Edition), Petrucci, Herring, Madura and Bissonette

Review: Chemical reactions & balanced equations: balanced equations and calculations, molarity, gas laws, yields, redox reactions. Chapters 2 through 6.

Atomic structure & Chemical Periodicity: Atomic spectra, Bohr atom, wave-particle duality, atomic orbitals, electronic structure of many-electron atoms. Chapter 8 and 9.

Molecular Structure: Lewis Electron-dot structures; valence-shell electron pair repulsion theory and the shapes of molecules (VSEPR). Chapter 10.

Bonding Theories: Valence-bond theory, orbital overlap, hybridization, dipole moments, Molecular orbital theory of diatomic molecules. Semiconductors. Chapter 11

Intermolecular Forces: The nature of interactions between molecules. Boiling point variations. Chapter 12