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Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give ability to apply
chemical laws and theories in solving and
understanding different problems found in science
and engineering.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to be able to understand the most
important and relevant concepts used in
chemistry-related fields and to apply the
facts, concepts and models of chemistry
appropriately in engineering.

Course contents

The lectures will cover the following topics:
Molecules and compounds
Chemical Reactions and Quantities
Introduction to Solutions and Aqueous Reactions
Intermolecular Forces
Reaction kinetics
Electrochemistry and Corrosion

The classroom calculation exercises will cover the
same topics as the lectures. There will be no lab
exercises due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

Recommended or required reading

Lecture material provided in itslearning.
Much of this course is based upon three
textbooks Tro's "Chemistry: Structure and
properties" (Pearson), Shackelford's
"Introduction to materials science and
engineering" (Pearson) and Callister's
"Materials science and engineering" (Wiley).

Study activities

  • Lectures - 27 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 78 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams

Assessment requirements

Online exam and group project


Makkonen-Craig Stewart


Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations

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