CHEMISTRY

CHEMISTRY

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Code
56544
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 9921 INDUSTRIAL AND MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING (L-9) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
CHIM/07
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (INDUSTRIAL AND MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING)
semester
1° Semester

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course provides a basic chemical culture, indispensable to describe the behaviour of the materials and to face the interpretation of the natural, environmental and technological processes

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide students the ability to understand and solve issues related to:

Interpretation and stoichiometric balance of chemical reactions.

Elementary chemical properties of liquids, gases and solutions.

Structure of ionic solids, covalent, metallic and molecular.

Thermodynamics, equilibrium and kinetics related to chemical and electrochemical systems.

Basic knowledge of organic chemistry and nuclear chemistry.

Water, Air, and Soil pollution

Teaching methods

Lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Atomic structure of the matter: atomic models, quantum numbers, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, Pauli exclusion principle.
  • Periodic table
  • Nuclear energy and radioactivity: Radioactive emissions, half-life
  • Atomic bonds: covalent, ionic, metallic bond, hydrogen bond, weak bonds
  • Inorganic nomenclature: Oxides, anhydrides, hydroxides, acids, Salts
  • Introduction to organic chemistry: nomenclature, polymers
  • Stoichiometry of the chemical reactions, concentration of the solutions, quantitative exercises
  • Solid state
  • The gas laws: Boyle’s, Charles’s, Gay-Lussac’s and Avogadro’s laws, ideal and real gas law, the volume of gases in the chemical reactions.
  • Fundamentals of Thermodynamics: 1° and 2° principle of Thermodynamics, Enthalpy, Entropy, free Energy
  • Chemical equilibriums: the equilibrium constant, relation between free energy and equilibrium.
  • Heterogeneous equilibrium: state diagrams
  • Chemical kinetic: reaction order, Arrhenius’s law.
  • The solutions: pH and the hydrolysis
  • Electrochemical systems: batteries, fuel cells, electrolysis
  • Water, Air, & Soil Pollution.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- M. Panizza, G. Cerisola, Esercizi di chimica generale per Ingegneria, Ed. ECIG.

- Dispense di Chimica (Barbucci, Panizza)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: On appointment

Exam Board

MARCO PANIZZA (President)

ELISABETTA FINOCCHIO

MARINA DELUCCHI

GIACOMO CERISOLA

ANTONIO BARBUCCI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

Written and eventual Oral.

Assessment methods

The exam consists of a written test which includes exercises and theoretical questions with optional oral (the student who has passed the written test with vote greater than or equal to 18/30 can decide whether to take an oral examination or accept the written test). The oral examination will be mainly directed to ensure a proper understanding of the theory discussed in the course.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Pre-requisites :

Some knowledge on fundamentals of mathematics, physics.