Chemistry Laboratory IV (Physical Chemistry)

Course Information
TitleΕργαστήριο Χημείας IV - Φυσική Χημεία / Chemistry Laboratory IV (Physical Chemistry)
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000836

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Suggested courses for successful attendance: Physical Chemistry I, 2nd semester and Physical Chemistry II, 3rd semester
Learning Outcomes
After the successful execution of the experiments and the examination the students will be able to succesfully apply: -the collection of reliable experimental data, -the use of error analysis, -the statistical analysis of experimental data, -the compilation of publication-level laboratory reports Furthermore, they will be able to operate simple apparatuses and instruments
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The basic goal of this laboratory course is the cosolidation of the teaching material of the courses Physical Chemistry I and II through the observation and the study of physicochemical phenomena experimentally and/or computationally, the collection of reliable experimental data, the familiarization with the Theory of Errors and the Statistical Analysis of the results as well as the composition of lab reports according to publication standards of scientific journals. 1.Viscosity of liquids 2. Binary vapor-liquid phase diagram 3. Thermocouple calibration study 4. Measurement of the surface tension of liquids 5.Calculation of static and dynamic properties of fluids from Molecular Dynamics Simulation data 6. Constant pressure calorimetry 7. Study of electrolytic plating.
physicochemical phenomena, Statistical Analysis, composition of scientific reports
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Utilization of the computer center of the Chemical Engineering Department, use of the electronic platform Blackboard for communication with the students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work24
Interactive Teaching in Information Center6
Student Assessment
Performance during the lab and marking of the lab reports (50% of the total grade) Written exams (50% of the total grade)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
ΣΗΜΕΙΩΣΕΙΣ ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΑΚΩΝ ΑΣΚΗΣΕΩΝ ΦΥΣΙΚΗΣ ΧΗΜΕΙΑΣ: Καρατάσος Κ., Τσιβιντζέλης, Ι., Τζιμπιλής, Ε., Λάμπρου, Χ.
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