Chemistry

(Course Code: 201Υ, Course outline)

Semester: 1 Teaching Credits: 4 ECTS Credits: 4 Type:

Compulsory

Prerequisite Courses:  – Course type: General background Instructor:

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

 

  • understand and apply significant figures and convert between different units in calculations of chemical quantities
  • understand the fundamental properties of atoms, molecules, and the various states of matter
  • understand the atomic structure and the periodicity of elements in the periodic table
  • determine names and formulas of binary molecular compounds, ionic compounds and acids
  • balance chemical equations and to understand stoichiometric relationships involved in reactions
  • use the concept of the mole in quantitative chemical calculations
  • identify basic types of chemical reactions and predict the outcome of these reactions
  • understand the laws governing the physical/chemical behavior of gases
  • understand theories of chemical bonding and determine the molecular geometry
  • understand the concept of chemical equilibrium and to apply Le Chatelier’s Principle to predict changes on equilibrium mixtures
  • determine the rate of a reaction and to understand reaction mechanisms
  • understand the concept of chemical equilibrium and to apply Le Chatelier’s Principle to predict changes on equilibrium mixtures
Topics per Week:
  • Introduction to Chemistry & Measurement units
  • Atoms, molecules, ions
  • Chemical structures, Calculations with Chemical formulas and equations
  • Chemical reactions
  • Gaseous State
  • Thermochemistry
  • Electron Configurations and Periodicity
  • Ionic and Covalent Bonding
  • Molecular Geometry
  • Liquids, Solids and Solutions
  • Solutions & Rates of Reaction
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Le Châtelier’s Principle
Theory – Lectures
(hours / week)
:
 3
Exercises – Laboratories
(hours / week)
:
Other Activities:
Grading:
  • 10 weekly quizzes of questions/problems via Moodle: 30% of total grade
  • Final exam in the form of multiple-choice questions, and problem solving, via Moodle: 70% of total grade
Notes:

No

Basic Textbook
  • Ebbing & Gammon 2005. GENERAL CHEMISTRY, Travlos Publisher (in greek).
  • Brown, Lemay, Bursten, Murphy, Woodward, Stoltzfus, 2016. CHEMISTRY, Tziolas Publisher (in greek)
  • Atkins, Jones, Laverman, 2018. ΑΡΧΕΣ ΤΗΣ ΧΗΜΕΙΑΣ, Utopia (in greek)
Bibliography:
  • McMurry J. & Fay R.C. (2011). Chemistry. 6th edition. Pearson Education Ltd

Language:

Greek. For exchange students, English literature is proposed and examinations are given in English.

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