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Diploma Food Technology

Food chemistry Two Chemistry

Course Outline

Module Purpose

To provide introductory level skills and concepts of classes of organic and physical chemistry and provide essentials skills in naming and classifying organic compounds and predicting their reactions  and o provide background concepts necessary to describe the physical properties of classes of substances and the chemical theories necessary to explain these properties

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module Learners will be able to:

1)      Describe the nature of organic compounds and define important terms relating to organic chemistry

2)      Interconvert names and molecular structures of organic compounds

3)      Recall and apply functional group reactions

4)      Link physical properties of organic compounds to their structure

5)      List and discuss the applications of simple organic compounds

6)      Relate observations and measurements of physical properties of substances to electronic
structure
2. Associate the colligative properties of a system with the number of entities present

7)      Compare and contrast properties of colloids and  true solutions and describe common occurrences and applications of colloids

8)      Quantify the behavior of gases

9)      Describe and quantify the inter-relationship between temperature changes and energy and changes in mater                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Student requirements:

To pass this module students will be required to

1.      Attend 75 % of classes

2.      Submit satisfactory reports of practicums

3.      Complete problem sheets

4.      Attain 50% average of the two tests

References:

Text:

No compulsory text is prescribed for this module however the following will be useful

McMurry, J. (1994) Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry, Brooks/Cole.

ISBN: 534212107

On-line:

                                                General Chemistry Online

                                                                        http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/atoms/index.shtml#notes

 

General Organic and Biological Chemistry

                        http://ull.chemistry.uakron.edu/genobc/

 

Creative Chemistry

http://www.creative-chemistry.org.uk/
 
Think Quest

http://library.thinkquest.org/3659/orgchem/

Organic Chemistry Help

http://www.chemhelper.com/tutorials.html

Wikipedia,

  http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/encyclopedia/h/hy/hydrocarbon.htm


            Vision Learning

                        http://www.visionlearning.com/library/module_viewer.php?mid=51
  

Class Program

Topic 1 History of organic chemistry

Unique nature of carbon

Topic 2 Alkanes

            Structural IsomersTopic

 3 Alkenes and alkynes

  

            Geometric isomers

Chiral molecules Animation

Topic 4 alcohols

            Optical Isomers

Topic 5 aldehydes and ethers

Topic 6 carboxylic acids

Topic 7 amines and amides

Topic 8 alicyclic compounds

Topic 9 nitro compounds and nitriles

Topic 10 Atomic Structure

Bohr’s Theory of the atom
                    A SIMPLE VIEW OF ATOMIC STRUCTURE

    Orbitals and sub-orbitals
            ATOMIC ORBITALS
    Electronic configurations
     http://library.thinkquest.org/3659/structures/
    ELECTRONIC STRUCTURES

Topic  11  Molecular structure

 BONDING
                SHAPES OF MOLECULES AND IONS
                METALLIC BONDIN

Co-ordinate/dative bonding

Hydrogen bonds in water

 Inter-particle and intra-particle forces

   van der Waals Forces

Week 12  Rates of reaction
                        RATES OF REACTION

Animations

    Catalysis
            CATALYSIS

Week 13  Thermochemical reactions

                        Enthalpy Calculations

                       

   

Week 14  Entropy     

              Gibbs Free Energy


                ELECTRODE POTENTIALS

Topic 15    Colligative properties definition

Topic 16  Viscosity

                        Rheology

Topic 17  Definition of Colloids and examples  

 Topic 18  Gas Laws       

 

Phases of water