SACE Y12 Chemistry, Topic 4- Managing Resources Full Topic Flashcards pt. 1

By Hortense · In 2020
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Due to file size, these flashcards are uploaded in 2 parts. This is part 1.

These are the notes I created in Y12 that helped me to get an A and a 97.0 ATAR.

Topics covered includes:

Photosynthesis, Aerobic and Anaerobic Respiration

Non-Renewable Resources (Fossil Fuels Pros and Cons)

Renewable Resources (Solar, Wind, Biofuels, Fermentation Conditions)

Combustion (Complete vs Incomplete Combustion, Soot, Global Warming)

Energy Calculations (Molar enthalpy of Combustion, Enthalpy Changes, Calorimetry, Accuracy, Assumptions and Approximations)

Redox and Metal Reactivity Review

Flow Cells (Discharging and Recharging Cells, Pros and Cons of Fuel Cells

Water --> Coagulants, Chlorination Equations, Hard Water, Desalination, Pros and Cons of Reverse Osmosis

Soil --> Oxidation Numbers, Soil Silicates, Nutrient Acquisition, Nitrogen Cycle, Nitrogen Fixation in Natural and Biological Situations, Denitrification, Fertilisers, Eutrophication, Acid Rain, Soil Acidity and Salinity

Polymers --> Addition vs Condensation Polymerisation, Synthetic Polymers Pros and Cons, Thermoplastics vs Thermoset Plastics, Physical Properties of Polymers, Biodegradability, --> Types of Plastics (Compostable, Bioplastics, Biodegradable)

Metals --> Metal Production, Reducing Agents, Electrolysis, Recycling Benefits, Recycling Types of Plastics, Composite Materials

Added October 2021