norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description REA1022 - Chemistry and Environmental Subjects (2005/2006)

LevelUndergraduate
ECTS Credits10
DurationAutumn and Spring
LanguageNorwegian
Prerequisite(s) 
Aim

The students should be able to show  basic knowledge of general and environmental chemistry .They should 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
-  radiation
-  clean production, environmental analyses
-  life cycle assessment
-  Norwegian law and factors which influence the working environment, especially chemicals.

Study MethodsLectures, Laboratory Work, Exercises, Project Works
AssessmentPortfolio Assessment (counts 50%)
Written Exam, 4 hours (counts 50%)
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Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsNone