Checking date: 10/12/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Chemical basis of engineering
(14186)
Study: Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering (221)


Coordinating teacher: CABANELAS VALCARCEL, JUAN CARLOS

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:

Branch of knowledge: Engineering and Architecture



Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
By the end of this subject, students will be able to have: 1. Knowledge and understanding of the chemical basis, organic and inorganic applied chemistry underlying the branch of industrial engineering; 2. The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to identify, formulate and solve problems of chemical basis, organic and inorganic applied chemistry using established methods; 3. The ability to design and conduct appropriate experiments of chemistry, interpret the data and draw conclusions; 4. Workshop and laboratory skills in chemistry. 5. The ability to select and use appropriate equipment, tools and methods to solve problems of chemical basis, organic and inorganic applied chemistry; 6. The ability to combine theory and practice to solve of chemical basis, organic and inorganic applied chemistry. 7. The ability to function effectively both individually and as a team.
Description of contents: programme
IMPORTANT: the schedule will be adjusted according to the recently approved by Junta de Escuela in April / May 2013 Atoms, Molecules and Ions. Chemical bonding. Thermochemistry and chemical equilibrium. Chemical Equilibrium: Acid-Base and solubility equilibriums. Electrochemistry. Chemical Kinetics Applied Organic and Inorganic Chemistry Basic operations in Chemical Engineering
Learning activities and methodology
Master classes, tutorial classes in small groups dedicated to resolving student questions and doubts, student presentations, individual tutorials, and individual work by the students; activities dedicated to acquisition of theoretical knowledge related to the lecture course (3 ECTS credits) Laboratory practical sessions and classes in small groups dedicated to solving question sheets, individual tutorials and individual work by the student; activities dedicated to acquisition of practical skills related to the lecture course (3 ECTS credits)
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • K. HEINZ BÜCHNER, HANS-HEINRICH MORETTO, P. WODITSCH,. Industrial Inorganic Chemistry. Wiley-VCH; 2000..
  • P.W. ATKINS, L. JONES.. Chemical Principles. W H Freeman & Co, 2001.
  • R. CHANG.. Chemistry,. McGraw-Hill Science, 2006..
  • RICHARD M. FELDER, DONALD W. ROUSSEAU. Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes. Jhon Wiley & Sons..

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.