The course aims to introduce students to basic knowledge and principle in chemistry.
Course Description :
It provides an introduction to the general principles of chemistry for students planning a
professional career in chemistry, a related science, the health professions, or
engineering. By the end of this course the student will be able to understand the
following: Significant figures, scientific notation and units, stoichiometry, atomic
structure & periodic table, chemical bonding, gases, ionic equilibrium, basic principles
of organic and basic principles of biochemistry .
Main text books:
! Chemistry, by Chang, 10th. ed., 2007, McGraw-Hill.
! Chemistry, by Steven S. Zumdahl, 6th ed., Houghton Mifflin College Div.
Subsidiary books : Chemistry, by Mortimer, 6th ed., Wadsworth Inc.