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Code 8538
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(15H)/T(30H)/TP(15H)
Scientific area Physics and Chemistry
Entry requirements There are no previous requirements.
Mode of delivery Presence and e-learning
Work placements N/A.
Learning outcomes Standardize chemical fundaments for application in engineering.
Knowing the chemical concepts to understand and justify the applied phenomena.
Recognize the basic concepts of chemistry and learn to apply their contents.
Identify the chemical compounds.
Know the differences between the types of chemical reactions.
Determine energy capacity in chemical reactions.
Understand the electronic structure of atoms.
Analyze the chemical bonds between atoms.
Realize the effect of properties of liquid, solid and solutions
Understand and nominate organic compounds and realize the difference of compounds due to the presence of different functional groups in organic molecules.
Analyze the effect of corrosion on the materials.
Learn to relate the transmitted concepts and apply them in the disciplines of later years.
Syllabus Basics concepts in chemistry.
Atoms, molecules and ions.
Mass relationships in chemical reactions.
Chemical reactions in aqueous solution.
Quantum theory and electronic structure.
Periodic relationships between elements.
Chemical bonding and molecular 3D geometry.
Liquid and solid properties.
Introduction to carbon compounds.
Metals and corrosion.
Main Bibliography Raymond Chang and Kenneth Goldsby “Química”, (edição portuguesa) 11ª Ed., McGraw-Hill, Lisboa, Portugal (2013)
R. Petrucci, W. Harwood, G. Herring, “General Chemistry- Principles and Modern Applications” 8th Ed, Pearson Books, (2003)
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The methodology of teaching this UC focuses on student and is organized into three parts: theoretical lessons, theoretical-practical lessons and laboratory lessons. In theoretical classes are taught the syllabus, theoretical-practical classes are for resolution of application problems and in laboratory classes experiments will be performed applied to real cases and also will be learned the basic rules of safety in a laboratory.
The evaluation of this control will be continuous doing UC attendance, partial testing, evaluation of problems resolution, and in laboratory lessons will be made an assessment of the achievement of the practical work and through the analysis of the report drawn up by students. The final evaluation will be: 5% presence on lessons and oral presentation in class) + 70% written evaluation by test or exam + 25% pratical component evaluated by the report of laboratorial and research works.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-02-03

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