Università degli Studi di Perugia

Study-unit CHEMISTRY

Course name Mechanical engineering
Study-unit Code 70376809
Curriculum Gestionale
Lecturer Marzio Rosi
  • Marzio Rosi - Didattica Ufficiale
  • 54 Hours - Didattica Ufficiale - Marzio Rosi
Course Regulation Coorte 2017
Supplied 2017/18
Supplied other course regulation
Learning activities Base
Area Fisica e chimica
Sector CHIM/07
Type of study-unit Obbligatorio (Required)
Type of learning activities Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction Italian
Contents Atomic theory. Properties of the gases. Thermodynamics. Phase equilibria and solutions. Chemical equilibrium. Equilibria in solutions. Electrochemistry. Kinetics. Atomic and molecular structure. Chemical bonding.
Reference texts Brown, LeMay, Bursten, Murphy, Fondamenti di Chimica, EdiSES, 2009, second edition.

Oxtoby, Gillis & Nachtrieb, Chimica Moderna, EdiSES, Napoli, 2001, second edition.

Oxtoby, Gillis, Campion, Chimica Moderna, EdiSES, Napoli, 2012, forth edition.
Educational objectives Basic knowledge of general chemistry. Acquisition of the bases for the understanding of chemical phenomena relevant for technologies and, in particular, those related to the interactions between human activity and the environment. Acquisition of the knowledge necessary to evaluate the effects of the use of technologies and to know how to protect the environment.
Prerequisites Knowledge of mathematics acquired in secondary school: Algebraic equations of first and second degree, systems of linear equations, inequalities, powers and logarithms, trigonometric functions, use of graphics and percentages, derivatives and integrals.
Teaching methods Face-to-face lessons and practical training
Other information There are eight exam sessions in the following periods: January 2018; February 2018; April 2018; June 2018 (2 dates); July 2018; September 2018; November 2018. The dates can be found in the following site
Learning verification modality The exam consists of a written test lasting 90 minutes. The test implies 20 answers to numerical problems and theoretical questions. Each correct answer gains 1.5 points; no points for a wrong answer or no answer. The written test is followed by an oral examination, which consists mainly in a discussion of the written test.
Extended program Atomic theory of Dalton. Molecular Mass. Mole. Avogadro's number. Atomic structure. Chemical equations. Empirical and molecular formulas.

Properties of the gases. Ideal gases. Temperature. Dalton's law. Kinetic theory of the gases. Kinetic energy and temperature. Distribution of the molecular rates. Effusion and diffusion. Real gases.

Thermodynamics. Work and heat. First law. Specific heats. Enthalpy. Thermochemistry. Second law. Entropy. Third law. Free energy and equilibrium.

Phase equilibria and solutions. Clapeyron equation. Phase diagrams. Ideal solutions. Units of concentration. Colligative properties.

Chemical equilibrium. Equilibrium constants. Van't Hoff equation. Equilibria in solutions. Acids and bases. pH. Salts.

Electrochemistry. Electrolysis. Batteries. Standard potentials.

Kinetics. Arrhenius law. Catalysis.

Atomic and molecular structure. Chemical bonding.