Academic Year 2019/2020 - 1° Year
Teaching Staff: Santo DI BELLA
Credit Value: 12
Scientific field: CHIM/03 - General and inorganic chemistry
Taught classes: 42 hours
Exercise: 48 hours
Laboratories: 24 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

The course is aimed to learn the basic concepts of general chemistry and stoichiometry.

Course Structure

Frontal lessons; numerical exercises ; laboratory exercises

Detailed Course Content

1. Composition of matter and chemical reactions: balance of chemical reactions and stoichiometry

2. The atomic theory: first atomic models, modern atomic theory, electron configuration of atoms, the periodic table of elements

3. The chemical bonding: the Lewis structures, the covalent bond: valence bond and molecular orbital models

4. Thermochemistry and principles of thermodynamics

5. Aggregation states of the matter: Gases and their properties; Intermolecular forces: liquids and solids

6. Solutions and their properties

7. Chemical kinetics

8. Principles of the chemical equilibrium

9. Acids and bases

10. Chemical laboratory: Synthesis of some simple oxides, crystallization techniques, acid-base titrations.

Textbook Information

1. Slides of lessons:

2 R. H. Petrucci, F. G. Herring, J. D. Madura, C. Bissonnette "General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications", 11th Edition, Pearson

3. J. Kotz, P. M. Treichel, J. R. Townsend “Chimica”, EdiSES

4. A cura di M. Speranza “Chimica Generale e Inorganica”, edi-ermes

5. Michelin Lausarot P.; Vaglio G. A., “Fondamenti di Stechiometria”