Physical Chemistry II

Course Information
TitleΦυσική Χημεία ΙΙ / Physical Chemistry II
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000848

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Prerequisites
Suggested courses for successful attendance: Physical Chemistry I, 2nd semester
Learning Outcomes
Students during or after the successful completion of the course will: - be able to understand physicochemical problems and the methodology of the Physical Chemistry - be able to solve problems relevant to physical chemistry. Physical Chemistry is highly mathematical - be able to understand the physicochemical phenomena that take place in various chemical and physical processes - be able to apply analytic thinking in phenomena relevant to physical or chemical processes
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The contents of this course are: 1)Chemical Equilibria 2)Thermochemistry 3)Chemical Kinetics a) rate laws, reaction orders and molecularity of a reaction b) experimental methods in Kinetics c)first-order, second-order and higher-order rate equations c) determination of the order d)steady state approximation and rate determining step e) reaction mechanisms, complex steps i) approaching equilibria ii) competing reactions iii) unimolecular reactions iv) chain reactions v) catalysis f)Arrhenius equation & activation energies 4)Electrochemistry
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment75
Student Assessment
Written exams: 100% of the total grade. Non-compulsory test in the middle of the semester with 20% of the total grade.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
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