529-3001-02L  Chemistry I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersC. Padeste, P. J. Walde, W. R. Caseri
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman

AbstractGeneral Chemistry I: Stoichiometry, atoms, molecules, chemical bond and molecular structure, gases, solutions, chemical equilibrium, solubility, acids and bases, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics.
ObjectiveIntroduction to general and inorganic chemistry.
Content1) Atoms, molecules, periodic table of the elements
2) Stoichiometry: Mole, chemical equations, elemental analyses
3) Reactions in water, stoichiometry in solutions
4) Thermochemistry: Energy and enthalpy, thermochemical equations, Hess theorem
5) Gases: Gas laws, reactions and stoichiometry in the gas phase, kinetic theory
6) Atomic structure and binding models: ionic, covalent and metallic bonds, Lewis- and resonance formula, electronegativity and polarity, VSEPR model
7) Liquids and solids, phase transitions
8) Solutions; dissolution processes, colligative properties
9) Kinetics: reaction rates, temperature dependence, reaction orders and reaction laws, collision theory, catalysis
10) Chemical equilibria: Equilibrium constants, activity and concentration, Le Chatelier's principle.
11) Acid-base equilibria: acid/base-concepts, pH calculations, buffer systems, titrations
12) Equilibria of dissolution and precipitation reactions
13) Thermodynamics: The three laws of thermodynamics, free enthalpy and equilibrium
14) Complexes: equilibria, structure and isomerism
15) Redox reactions and electrochemistry: Faraday's laws, electrode potential, Nernst equation
Lecture notesFolienskript wird jeweils vor den Vorlesungsstunden als PDF versandt.
LiteraturePeter W. Atkins, Loretta Jones. Chemie - einfach alles, 2. Auflage, Wiley-VCH (2006) Weinheim, ISBN 978-3-527-31579-6
Charles E. Mortimer, Ulrich Müller, Johannes Beck. Chemie; Das Basiswissen der Chemie. 12., Auflage; Thieme (2015); ISBN 978-3-13-484312-5.