Electrochemical Equilibrium: Electrochemical Systems. Galvanic Cells. Types of Electrodes. Electrode Potentials. Nernst Equation. Concentration Cells.
Potential for Diffusion Potentiometric Evaluations.
Energy and Electrochemistry: Voltaic Cells, Lead battery, Electrolysis, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Li-ion Batteries.
- Corrosion and Corrosion Control: Electrochemical Aqueous Corrosion, Kinetic of Corrosion. Cathodic Protection, Anodic Protection. Coating.
- Organic Chemistry
Introduction to Organic Chemistry: Nomenclature. Molecular Structure and Intermolecular Forces. Aromaticity. Organic Reactions.
Isomerism and Stereoisomerism: Properties of Stereoisomers. Configuration and Conformation of Cyclic Molecules.
Alkanes and Cycloalkanes: Properties and Reactivity.
Unsaturated Hydrocarbons: Alkenes and Alkynes. Delocalised pi Bond.
Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Addition Reactions and Stability. Electrophilic Substitution. Derivatives of Benzene.
Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers: Physical Properties. Synthesis and Reactivity.
Carbonyl Compounds: Aldehydes and Ketones. Resonance, Oxidation, and Reduction. Nucleophilic Addition Reactions. Synthesis.
Carboxylic Acids: Structure and Properties. Salts of Carboxylic Acids. Acidity of Carboxylic Acids. Synthesis and Reactivity. Functional Derivatives of Carboxylic Acids: Acid Chlorides, Acid Anhydrides, Amides, and Esters.
Amines: Characteristics and Structure. Acid-base Properties. Synthesis and Reactivity.
- Biochemistry and Biophysics of Bioactive Molecules
Energy, Catalysis, and Biosynthesis
Carbohydrates: Monosaccharides, Disaccharides, Polysaccharides. Metabolism of Carbohydrates.
Lipids: Fatty Acids, Oxidation of Fatty Acids.
Amino Acids, Proteins, and Enzymes: Structure, Function, and Interaction of Proteins.
Nucleic acids. Structure of DNA and RNA. Genome Organization.
Replication, Transcription, and Translation of Genetic Information: Replication, Repair, and Recombination. DNA Transcription (RNA Synthesis). The Transcriptome.
RNA Translation (Protein Synthesis). The Proteome.
Genetic Engineering: Recombinant DNA Technology, DNA Sequencing, PCR, Transgenesis.