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Chemistry (CHEM)

Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science

CHEM 1007 [0.5 credit]

Chemistry of Art and Artifacts

Aspects of chemistry relating to art history and archaeology. Topics include the properties of materials of historical and cultural importance, the nature of colour, the properties of such materials and the chemical and physical processes leading to their deterioration. The course requires only minimal previous chemistry, and gives descriptions which are aimed at students who do not have an extensive science background. Available only as a free elective for Science students.
Lectures three hours a week.

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