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General Chemistry

Code 12917
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(15H)/T(30H)/TP(15H)
Scientific area Physics and Chemistry
Entry requirements no
Learning outcomes Objectives:
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.
Skills:
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
Gases
Thermochemistry
Quantum theory and electronic structure
Periodic relationships between elements
Bond chemistry and molecular geometry
Liquid and solid properties
Introduction to carbon compounds
Metals and corrosion
Main Bibliography Raymond Chang, “Química”, (tradução portuguesa) 8ª Ed., McGraw-Hill, Lisboa, Portugal (2005)
R. Petrucci, W. Harwood, G. Herring, “General Chemistry- Principles and Modern Applications” 8th Ed, Pearson Books, (2003)
S. Goode, E. Mercer, D. Reger, “Química: Princípios e Aplicações”, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, (1997)
C. C. Houk, R. Post, “Chemistry: Concepts and Problems”, 2nd Ed, John Wiley, (1996)
B. H. Mahan, “Química, Um Curso Universitário”, Edgar Blucher Ltda, S. Paulo, Brasil (1972)
W. J. Moore, “Físico-Química”, Edgar Blucher Lda, S. Paulo, Brasil (1976)
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) + 70% (written assessment) + 25% (the theoretical component-practice and laboratory).
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2017-01-25

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