UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI PETRONAS
CHEMISTRY 1 (FAC 0015) – FOUNDATION
TRIMESTER MARCH 2015
Dr Ruzaimah Nik Mohamad Kamil, Dr Normawati Mohamad Yunus, Assoc. Prof. Dr Isa M Tan, Assoc. Prof. Dr Noor Asmawati M Zabidi, Dr. Lim Jun Wei, Dr. Aamir Hussain Bhat, Dr. Mahdieh Course Outcomes
At the end of the course, students should be able to:
1. Explain the basic concepts in the fundamentals of chemistry. 2. Solve chemistry problems using the basic fundamentals of chemistry. 3. Apply the fundamental principles of chemistry to chemistry-related engineering problems. 4. Apply the basic chemistry principles in conducting experiments. Synopsis
Introduction to matter, measurement, atoms, molecules and ions; Aqueous reaction and stoichiometriy solutions and calculation; Electronic structure of atoms; Periodic properties of the elements; Basic concepts of chemical bonding, and intermolecular forces; Molecular Geometry; Gases, Liquids and Solids; Chemical equilibrium and Acid-Base Equilibria.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Matter & Measurement
Classification and properties of matter, Uncertainty in measurement and dimensional analysis.
Chapter 2: Atoms, molecules and ions
Atomic theory of matter, Molecules and molecular compound, Ions and ionic compound.
Chapter 3: Stoichiometry Calculation
Chemical equation, atomic and molecular weight, mole, empirical and molecular formula, quantitative information from balanced equation, limiting reactant, theoretical yield.
Experiment 1 – Apparatus, calibration and safety in a laboratory
Chapter 4: Aqueous Reaction and Solution Stoichiometry
Solution composition, properties of solute in aqueous solution, ionic and metathesis reaction, oxidation-reduction reaction, oxidation number, and chemical analysis.
Experiment 1– Apparatus, calibration and safety in a laboratory...
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