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Syllabus 2019-20 - 10313006 - Inorganic Chemistry of Natural Systems (Química inorgánica de los sistemas naturales)

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DEGREE: Grado en Químicas
FACULTY: FACULTY OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Inorganic Chemistry of Natural Systems
CODE: 10313006 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 3, 4 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: ARRANZ MASCARÓS, PALOMA
DEPARTMENT: U128 - QUÍMICA INORGÁNICA Y ORGÁNICA
FIELD OF STUDY: 760 - QUÍMICA INORGÁNICA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 459 E-MAIL: parranz@ujaen.es P: 953212696
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
NAME: LÓPEZ RAMÓN, MARÍA VICTORIA
DEPARTMENT: U128 - QUÍMICA INORGÁNICA Y ORGÁNICA
FIELD OF STUDY: 760 - QUÍMICA INORGÁNICA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 462 E-MAIL: mvlro@ujaen.es P: 953212747
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Origin of the Chemical elements in the environment and its resources. Agricultural and industrial interest of inorganic compounds. Incidence of them in the environment. Elimination of contamination.

THEORETICAL PART

BLOCK I: THE CHEMICAL ELEMENTS IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES.

UNIT 1. Chemical justification of the origin and distribution of chemical elements in the environment.

UNIT 2. Extraction of metals from natural resources.

UNIT 3. Corrosion of metals.

UNIT 4. Chemical energy resources.

 

BLOCK II: ELEMENTS AND COMPOUNDS FOR AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL INTEREST.

UNIT 5. Nitrogen.

UNIT 6. Phosphorus.

UNIT 7. Sulfur.

UNIT 8. Silicon.

UNIT 9. Chemical Aspects of carbon and oxygen cycles.

 

BLOCK III: INFLUENCE OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY IN THE ENVIRONMENT.

UNIT 10. Air Pollution.

UNIT 11. Inorganic Contaminats.

UNIT 12. Control and correction of inorganica pollutants.

UNIT 13. Water contamination by metallic species.

UNIT 14. Water pollution by anionic species.

UNIT 15. Water treatment.

UNIT 16. Chemical contaminants of the litosphere.

PRACTICAL PART

Seminars:

Resolution of practical issues.

Realization of bibliographic works.

 

Laboratory essays:

At least three essays of the following relationship will be carried out:

  • Determination of active chlorine.
  • Synthesis of a zeolite. Study of its properies.
  • Synthesis of a catalyst. Study of its properties.
  • Eutrophication
  • Determination of phosphates in water.
  • Study of descomposition of pollutants in water.

 

Visit to an Industry:

There will be an organized visit to an Industry among the following:

  • Visit to a Water Treatment Plant.
  • Visit to a Paper Industry.
  • Visit to a Solar Platform.

 

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

EXPOSITIVE CLASSES IN GREAT GROUP:

A fundamentally expository method using blackboard and audiovisual resources will be carried out. The teacher encouraged students active participation in classes. The main objectives will be described at the beginning of each topic.

 

SEMINARS IN SMALL GROUPS:

The following activities will be worked in small groups.

  1. Theoretical issues in seminars.
  2. Practical experiments in laboratory.
  3. External visit to an Insdutry.

Students with special educational needs should contact  "Student Attention Service" in order to receive the appropiate academic support.

 

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

The evaluation will be developed according to the following percentages:

  1. S2, 60%: Written exam, skills: B1, Q3, and B1 are evaluated.
  2. S4, 20%: work done in practical sesions wiil be evaluated, this assessement will include B11 and P3 skills.
  3. S3, 20%: Cooperative work done by students for bibliographic work, and report on industry will be evaluated related to Q3 and B1 skills.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Chemistry of the environment. Edition: 3rd ed. Author: Spiro, Thomas G. Publisher: [Mill Valley, Calif.] : University Science Books, 2012  (Library)
  • Energy Resources and Systems [Recurso electrónico] : Volume 2: Renewable Resources. Edition: -. Author: Ghosh, Tushar K. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2011  (Library)
  • Energy Resources and Systems [Recurso electrónico] : Volume 1: Fundamentals and Non-Renewable Resour. Edition: -. Author: Ghosh, Tushar K.. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2009.  (Library)
  • Environmental chemistry: a modular approach. Edition: -. Author: Williams, Ian. Publisher: Chichester [etc.]: John Wiley & Sons, cop. 2001  (Library)