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
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
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
The basic goal of this course is: - the introduction of the student to the study of physicochemical problems and the methodology of the Physical Chemistry in order to obtain the necessery ECTS -the development of analytic thinking -to solve problems in and out of the classroom. Physical Chemistry is highly mathematical -the transfer of knowledge to related but different problems during exams
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
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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