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Chemistry II

Code 8630
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(30H)/T(30H)
Scientific area Chemistry
Entry requirements --
Mode of delivery Classroom teaching
Work placements Not applicable
Learning outcomes Known the concept of chemical equilibrium and the factors that it depends. Perform calculations involving
the equilibrium constant. Identify buffers in equilibrium systems and explain their function. Perform
calculations involving the acid and basic constants. Identify oxidation-reduction processes. Recognize an
electrochemical cell, in terms of its components and their functions. Perform calculations involving
concepts of redox balance by applying Nernst equation. Determine the solubility of a compound in
aqueous solution and correlate the solubility with the solubility product. Perform calculations involving
solubility product. Understand and apply the rules of IUPAC nomenclature for organic compounds.
Classify and identify the most common organic functional groups. Predicting the global three-dimensional
structure of organic molecules relatively simple by applying the basic principles of bonding, hybridization
and analysis of conformation.
Syllabus The course contents are divided into three modules: M1, M2 and M3.
M1 - Chemical Equilibrium. Factors affecting the chemical equilibrium. Le Chatelier's principle.
Definition of acid and base. Acid-base equilibrium in aqueous solutions. Titrations. Standard solutions.
Buffers identification on equilibrium systems.
M2 - Redox equilibrium. Balances of redox reactions. Electrochemical cells. Potential of an electrochemical
Meaning of solubility and solubility product.
M3 - Chemistry of carbon compounds. Structure, nomenclature and physical-chemical properties of
aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons and representatives functional groups.
Main Bibliography - Chang R., "Química", 8.ª Edição, McGraw-Hill, Madrid, Espanha, 2005.
- Skoog D. A., West D. M., Holler F. J., "Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry", 7th Edition, Thomson Learning, England, 1996.
- Morrison R. , Boyd R., "Química Orgânica", 8.ª Ed., Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, 1983.
- Solomons G., Fryhle C., "Organic Chemistry", 7th Ed., John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 2000.
- Silverstein R.M., Webster F:X:, Kiemle D:J:, “Identificação espectrofotométrica de compostos orgânicos” 7º ed, LTC-Livros Técnicos e Científicos, Editora S.A., Rio de Janeiro, 2006.

Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-06-08

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