(LO1) Discuss the difference between ideal and real gases.
(LO2) Discuss the 1st and 2nd laws of thermodynamics in the context of chemical reactions.
(LO3) Carry out thermochemical calculations involving enthalpy, entropy and Gibbs free energy.
(LO4) Calculate equilibrium constants from thermodynamic data.
(LO5) Discuss the concept of the chemical potential and its application under ideal and non-ideal conditions.
(LO6) Analyse experimental data for the determination of reaction orders and rate coefficients, using appropriate methods depending on the type of data available.
(LO7) Derive and apply rate equations and integrated rate equations for 0th, 1st and 2nd order reactions.
(LO8) Show an understanding of activation barriers and apply the Arrhenius equation.
(LO9) Describe qualitatively and quantitatively the kinetics of simple parallel, consecutive, and equilibration reactions.
(LO10) Apply the pre-equilibrium and steady state approximations.
(LO11) Describe different decay processes of photoexcited states and analyse them quantitatively.
(LO12) Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of quantum mechanics, including operators and wavefunctions.
(LO13) Show an understanding of molecular energy levels and the forms of spectroscopy which involve transitions between them.
(LO14) Compute basic properties of diatomics, eg bond lengths, from molecular spectra.
(LO15) Use mathematical procedures and graphs for quantitative data analysis and problem solving.
(LO16) Present and discuss the solution to problems in a small-group environment.
(S1) Critical thinking and problem solving - Evaluation
(S2) Critical thinking and problem solving - Problem identification
(S3) Numeracy/computational skills - Reason with numbers/mathematical concepts
(S4) Numeracy/computational skills - Confidence/competence in measuring and using numbers
(S5) Numeracy/computational skills - Problem solving