Atoms, molecules and ions; Mass relations in chemistry, stoichiometry; Gasses, the ideal gas law, partial pressures, mole fractions, kinetic theory of gases; Electronic structure and the periodic table; Thermochemistry, calorimetry, enthalpy, the first law of thermodynamics; Liquids and Solids; Solutions; Acids and Bases; Organic Chemistry.
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
This course is designed as a one-semester course for freshman engineering students. It offers the opportunity to the student to develop:
- an adequate background in fundamentals of descriptive, applied and theoretical chemistry.
- systematic problem solving skills through numerous conceptual and numerical problems requiring critical and analytical thinking skills in addition to a good grasp of chemical concepts.
- scientific literacy and awareness to become an informed citizen
- basic laboratory skills.