General Chemistry 1200-1GECHW1
Aging of matter. Atom and its structure. Is it possible to see an atom and a molecule? Electronic configurations of atoms and ions. Isotopes, mass spectrometry. Periodic table of elements. What stands behind the spontaneity of chemical reactions? Chemical bond types: covalent, ionic, metallic, Van der Waals, hydrogen, guest-host and complex. Thermodynamic functions describing chemical reactions. Chemical-equilibrium state and reaction-equilibrium constant. Chemical reaction rate. Catalysts and biocatalysts. Thermodynamic and kinetic stability of chemical compounds. Chemical purity. Theories that describe the acid-base equilibria. The concept of pH. Ionic product of water. Buffer systems. Super acids. Solubility product and solubility. Redox equilibria. Nernst equation. Simple examples of galvanic cells and useful electrode processes. Gas laws. Properties of liquids. Metallurgy. Overview of the basic properties of the most important elements and their popular compounds.
Type of course
(in Polish) w sali
(in Polish) zdalnie
Learning fundamental laws in chemistry and chemical English language. Understanding of selected chemical problems in everyday life.
Two written tests and final written exam consisting of 10 - 15 questions.
No profesional training is assigned to the lecture.
1.K. Whitten, K. Gailey, R. Davis, General chemistry, Actual edition, Saunders College Publishing
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