To understand the basic principles of Chemistry: structure and properties of matter, thermochemistry and chemical equilibrium.
To understand the basic principles of Chemical Engineering: mass balances, chemical equilibrium and reaction rates.
To introduce the main inorganic and organic products and their production processes.
To explain the reactivity of the main inorganic and organic functional groups as well as their application in industrial synthesis.
To enable students to operate simple analytical equipment, to analyse and interpret their results
General skills encouraged during the duration of the course:
-Ability to solve complex problems
-Ability to search for, understand and use relevant information in a decision-making process
-Ability to apply multidisciplinary knowledge for resolving a specific problem
-Ability to work in a group and distribute the workload in order to solve complex problems
General skills acquired by the student:
- Ability to obtain the necessary information, knowledge or understanding in order to develop solutions for specific applications