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Course Description REA1021 - Chemistry and Environmental Subjects (2003/2004)

LevelUndergraduate
ECTS Credits10
Duration2 semesters (Autumn and Spring)
LanguageNorwegian
Prerequisite(s) 
Aim

The students should be able to show  basic knowledge of general and environmental chemistry .They shall also develop positive attitudes to improve the environment.

Content

Chemistry:
-  atomic structures and the periodic system
-  chemical bonding
-  inorganic compounds and nomenclatures
-  chemical reactions and stoichiometric calculations
-  equilibrium processes
-  acids and bases, buffers
-  redox reactions
-  galvanic and electrolytic cells
-  corrosion of metals
-  gases, solutes and solutions
-  organic compounds, functional groups and nomenclature
-  oil, natural gases and plastics
Environment:
-  basic principles of the ecosystem
-  energysources, consumption and economising of energy
-  pollution to air and water and cleansing methods
-  waste and waste treatment
-  clean production, environmental analyses
-  life cycle assessment
-  Norwegian law and factors which influence the working environment, especially chemicals.

Study MethodsLectures, Laboratory Work, Project Works, Arithmetic exercises
AssessmentWritten Exam, 4 hours (counts 75%)
Project Work (counts 10%)
Arithmetic Exercises (counts 15%)
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsProject
Assignments
Arithmetic Exercises
Assignments
Lab Reports
Supplementary Information