The course takes place in period

1 (2022-08-01 to 2022-10-23)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Within this study unit we will focus on the following
competencies:
Competence in natural sciences

SDGs in focus:
#3 Good health and well-being
#6 Clean water and sanitation
#7 Affordable and clean energy
#12 Responsible consumption and production

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this study unit:
You can understand the foundation chemical
concepts relevant to engineering materials and
processes. (Knowledge)
You have the ability to approach and
investigate chemistry problems systematically
and derive and communicate solutions to
challenges in engineering and related sciences.
Skills
You have the ability to work safely in the
chemistry laboratory, perform experiments
competently and interpret results critically.
(Skills)
You recognize the importance of safety and
environmental constraints. (Attitude)

Course contents

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

The calculation and lab exercises will cover
the same topics as the lectures.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Laboratory Safety for Engineers, or current
participation in Technology and Learning.

Recommended or required reading

Lecture material provided in itslearning.
Much of this course is based upon the
textbook by Tro "Chemistry: Structure and
properties" (Pearson).

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Practical exercises - 6 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 85 hours

Workload

  • 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
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Online exam, group project, completion of all lab
exercises and satisfactory lab notes

Teacher

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Examiner

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2022-08-10 to 2022-09-06

Assessment methods

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

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