Notes

These are the class "big template" notes. Some "solves" are mixed in here.

Portions missing usually indicate things you do in class on slates, and were then advised to transfer to your notes.

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0 - Prerequisites and Foundations

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0 Structure of IB Chemistry Struct of IB Chem
0 Common chemicals Common chemicals
0 Prerequisites and conventions

1 - Stoichiometry

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1, 2 Terminologies, notation, states (e.g., $\ce{^M_ZX^{p+}_n\gas{}}$)
1 Moles & mass calculations
1 / 10 Chemical formulas (incl. structural)
1 Chemical equations
1 Reaction stoichiometries
1 Yields

2/12 - Atomic structure

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2 Isotopes, Mass Spec, Radioactivity
2/12 Light and Spectra
2 Bohr/QM atom, Energy Level Diagram, Spectra, e- config
2 e- config examples

3/13 - Periodicity

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3 Terminology (block, groups, periods), periodic trends (all 5)
3 In-depth ionization energy
13 d-block metals

4/14 - Structure & Bonding

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4 Structure Bonding overview & comparison
4 Lewis structures
4 VSEPR & molecular dipole
4 Molecular modelling
14 Bonding orbitals and Hybridization
14 Resonance and Delocalization

5/15 - Energetics

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5 Enthalpy - notation, diagram; heat changes, experiments
5 Hess' Law
5 Bond enthalpy
15 Energy cycles
15 Entropy
15 Spontaneity

6/16 - Kinetics

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6 Collision theory
6 Rate measurements
6 Sample rate calculation
16 Rate expressions
16 Arrhenius equation / activation energy

7/17 - Equilibrium

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7 Equilibrium intro
7 Equilibrium constant Kc
7 Reaction quotient Q
7 La Chatelier's principle, re-arranging Kc expressions
17 Equilibrium law / calc

8/18 - Acids and Bases

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8 / 18 / 10 Definitions, Lewis acid, e- pushing
8 Properties of acids / bases, pH scale
8 Environmental concerns
18 Acid base calculations
18 pH curve calculations
18 Buffers
18 Salt hydrolysis, indicators, pH curve variations

9/19 - Redox

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9 Oxidation number/states
9 Redox agents, half equations, nomenclature
9 Balancing redox equations
9 Redox titrations
9 Voltaic cells
9 / 19 Electrolytic cell / electrolysis in aq solutions
19 Cell potential & current calc

10/20 - Organic chemistry

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10 Isomers / homologous series, functional group names
10 IUPAC nomenclature reference
10 Step-by-step IUPAC nomenclature 1
10 Alkene
10 Alcohol
10 Alkane, halogenoalkane
20 Arenes
20 Reaction summary 1
10 / 20 Reaction summary 2
20 Mechanism summary
20 Stereochemistry

11A - Measurements

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11A Significant figures and uncertainty
11A Uncertainty/reproducibility, precision and accuracy, systematic error

11B / 21 - Spectroscopy of Organic Compounds

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11B Index of hydrogen deficiency
11B IR spectra interpretation example
11B / 21 1H NMR interpretation

D - Medicinal Chemistry

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D1 Med chem overview
D2 Aspirin
D2 / 21 Penicillin & X-ray crystallography
D3 Opiates
D4 pH regulation of stomach
D5 Antivirals
D6 Environmental considerations of Med Chem ![](./image/D6-Env_Med Chem.png)
D7 (HL) Taxol
D8 (HL) Nuclear medicine
D9 (HL) Drug purification
D9 (HL) Drug analysis
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