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Syllabus 2018-19 - 13511007 - Chemical Fundamentals of Engineering (Fundamentos químicos en la ingeniería)

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DEGREE: Grado en Ingeniería eléctrica (13511007)
FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF JAÉN

DEGREE: Grado en Ingeniería mecánica (13411007)
FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF JAÉN

DEGREE: Doble Grado en Ingeniería mecánica e Ingeniería electrónica industrial (13911006)
FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF JAÉN

DEGREE: Doble grado en Ingeniería eléctrica e Ingeniería electrónica industrial (13711007)
FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF JAÉN

DEGREE: Grado en Ingeniería electrónica industrial (13111007)
FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF JAÉN

DEGREE: Doble grado en Ingeniería eléctrica e Ingeniería mecánica (13611007)
FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF JAÉN

DEGREE: Doble grado en Ingeniería mecánica e Ingeniería de organización industrial (13811007)
FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF JAÉN

DEGREE: Grado en Ingeniería de organización industrial (13011007)
FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF JAÉN

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Chemical Fundamentals of Engineering
CODE: 13511007 (*) ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: PEÑA RUIZ, TOMÁS
DEPARTMENT: U127 - QUIMÍCA FÍSICA Y ANALÍTICA
FIELD OF STUDY: 755 - QUÍMICA FÍSICA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 112 E-MAIL: truiz@ujaen.es P: 953213648
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/quifis/inicio
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1.- Fundamental laws and concepts.

2.- Structure of matter.

3.- Chemical transformations of matter.

4.- Applied Chemistry.

 

PROGRAMME OF THEORY :

LESSON 1. FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND LAWS OF CHEMISTRY. 

Concept of Science. Aim, importance and classification of Chemistry. Classification of matter. Fundamental laws of chemical transformations. Dalton’s atomic theory. Symbols and formulas. Formulation and nomenclature of inorganic compounds .Concept of mol, Avogadro's number and molar volume. Determination of empirical and molecular formulas. Stoichiometric  calculations.

 

LESSON 2. ATOMIC STRUCTURE: THE ATOMIC NUCLEUS.

Elementary Particles: electron, proton and neutron. Rutherford’s atomic model. Atomic number and mass number, isotopes and isobars. Nuclear stability. Natural radioactivity. Kinetics of radioactive decay.

 

LESSON  3. ATOMIC STRUCTURE: ELECTRONIC STRUCTURE. PERIODIC PROPERTIES. PERIODIC CLASSIFICATION OF THE ELEMENTS.

Interaction between matter and energy . Atomic spectra. Bohr’s model of atomic structure. Atomic extra-nuclear structure  according to wave mechanics: dualism wave-particle. Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle . Schrödinger's equation for the hydrogen atom. Quantum Numbers. Atomic orbitals. Electronic foundations of the periodic classification. Description of the periodic current table. Periodic Properties.

 

LESSON 4. CHEMICAL BONDING: IONIC, COVALENT AND METALLIC BONDING. INTERMOLECULAR FORCES.

Ionic Bonding. Crystalline networks. Lattice energy. Nature of the covalent bonding. Lewis’ structure and the octet rule. Valence bond theory. Hybridization of atomic orbitals. Molecular orbital theory. Bond order and stability. Polarity of the covalent bond. Resonance. Bands theory of metals. Intermolecular forces.

 

LESSON 5. STATES OF AGGREGATION OF MATTER. CHANGES OF STATE.

Solid State. Gaseous state. The laws of the ideal gases. Real Gases. Kinetic molecular theory of gases. Liquid state. Properties of a liquid. Changes of state. Phase rule. Phase diagrams. Other materials.

 

LESSON 6. DISPERSED SYSTEMS. SOLUTIONS. COLLIGATIVE PROPERTIES OF SOLUTIONS.

Dispersed systems. Classification. Concept of solution. Solubility. Ideal and non-ideal solutions. Raoult’s law. Henry’s law. Colligative properties of solutions containing non-volatile solutes.

 

LESSON 7. THERMODYNAMIC STUDY OF CHEMICAL REACTIONS

Fundamental concepts in thermodynamics. First principle. Internal Energy. Enthalpy. Thermochemistry. Hess’s Law. Spontaneity, reversibility and equilibrium. Entropy. Second and third principles of thermodynamics. Equilibrium conditions and spontaneity at constant temperature. Gibbs’s function.

 

LESSON 8. CHEMICAL KINETICS.

Rate of chemical reactions. Elementary reactions. Reaction mechanism. General equation of the reaction rate. Order of reaction. Theories on the reaction rates. Catalysis.

 

LESSON 9. CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM.

Concept of chemical equilibrium. Reversible reactions. Kinetic study of the equilibrium. Thermodynamic study of the equilibrium. Equilibrium constant. Influence of temperature on the equilibrium constant. Factors affecting the chemical equilibrium. Equilibrium in heterogeneous systems.

 

 

 

LESSON 10. ELECTROCHEMISTRY.

Redox reactions. Electrochemical cells. Electrode potential. Standard potential of electrodes. Cell potential (voltage) and free energy. Potential of cell and concentration. Nernst equation. Commercial photovoltaic cells. Corrosion. Electrolysis. Commercial electrolytic processes.

 

LAB-PRACTICE PROGRAMME :

LAB 1: SYNTHESIS. TETRAMMINECOPPER(II) SULPHATE.

LAB 2:  SOLUBILITY AND PRECIPITATION.

LAB 3: ACID-BASE TITRATION. ACIDITY OF VINEGAR.

LAB 4: DISTILLATION OF AN ETHANOL-WATER MIXTURE.

LAB 5: KINETICS. ACID HYDROLYSIS OF METHYL ACETATE.

SEMINAR I: OUTLINE OF THE LAB-PRACTICE PROGRAMME; SAFETY STANDARDS; RECOGNITION OF LAB-MATERIAL AND ITS APPLICATIONS.

SEMINAR II: WAYS OF EXPRESSING THE CONCENTRATION. CALCULATIONS IN A LABORATORY OF CHEMISTRY.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Large group lectures: They consist in masterclasses to teach and learn the theoretical basis of the subjectusing blackboard, computer presentations, etc.

 

Small group sessions: Classes of numericalproblems and lab-practice sessions. The students will be providedof the corresponding guides to conduct thelab-experiments. 

 

Mentoring collective sessions: They areintended to reinforce the theory classes, including academicallydirected tasks.

 

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

 

ASPECT

CRITERIA

INSTRUMENT

WEIGHT

Theoretical concepts of the subject

Expertise in the theoretical knowledge and skills of the subject.

Exam of theory and numerical problems.

70.0 %

Completion of class work, practical cases or exercises

Active participation in class, practices and seminars. Participation in the proposed activities: resolution of problems and type test exercises.

Observation and notes of the lecturer. Correction and evaluation of the activities carried out by the student.

10.0 %

Laboratory Practice/computer

Expertise in the knowledge of the subject.

Exam of the lab-practice skills .Review and defense of the lab-practice notebook.

20.0 %

 

The attendance at all sessions of laboratory practice ismandatory and essential requirement to approve the subject.

It is necessary to obtain a minimum qualification of 4 pointsout of 10 in the exam of theory and problems in order to pass thesubject and consider the remaining activities.

 

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Principles of modern chemistry. Edition: -. Author: Oxtoby, David W.. Publisher: [USA]: Thomson Learning, cop. 2002  (Library)
  • Foundations of college chemistry . Edition: -. Author: Hein, Morris. Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, 2014  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Cálculos de química analítica. Edition: 2ª ed. en español. Author: Hamilton, Leicester F.. Publisher: Santa Fé de Bogotá [etc.]: McGraw-Hill, 1992  (Library)