Competence in elaborating experimental data based on pertinent theoretical principles
Ability to apply principles and perform experimental measurements with precision for specific applications
Competence in producing technical reports with conclusions based on elaboration of experimental measurements
The students are expected to have a good command of the pertinent theoretical background of Chemical Thermodynamics and Physical Chemistry
1) Conductometric titrations. Conductivity mechanisms in ionic solutions. Conductivity and equivalent conductivity.
2) Electrochemical Analysis. Electrochemical reaction. Electrochemical cell. Electrolysis.
3) Determination of diffusion potential. Ionic mobilitiesTransport numbers. Galvanic cells. Nernst equation.
4) Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrophotometry (UV/VIS). Electronic absorption spectra. Beer-Lambert law. Molar extinction coefficient.
5) JOULE-THOMSON expansion. Real (non-ideal) gases. Liquification. Cryogenics.
6) Vapor-Liquid equilibria. Raoult law. Ideal and non-ideal solutions of volatile liquids. Azeotropic composition.
7) Freezing point depression. Equilibrium between a solution and a solid component. Determination of molar mass of unknown component.
8) Partial molar volumes. Non ideal solutions. Significance and determination of partial molar properties
LAB/PRACTICE: 4 h/w
Total Module Workload (ECTS Standards):
1) Two (2) mandatory tests, during the 6th and 13th week of the semester (50%);
2) Oral interview while performing of the laboratory experiment (10%);
3) Written report (40%).
1. P. Atkins, J. de Paula, “Physical Chemistry”, 9th Edition, Oxford University Press, 2014