- Το understand the basic principles of physical chemistry that determine the equilibrium and changes of physichochemical systems.
- To carry out qualitative correlations between macroscopic phenomena and microscopic models.
- To carry out simple physichochemical, thermodynamic and thermochemical calculations.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Gases (state equations of ideal and real gases, gas mixtures etc). Liquids (surface tension, viscosity, vapor pressure, dielectric constant). Solids (basics of crystal structure, allotropic forms, amorphous solids).
Laws of thermodynamics. Basics of Statistical Thermodynamics. Thermochemistry.
Phase equilibrium (Gibbs phase rule and phase diagrams).
Chemical Equilibrium (gas phase reactions in homogeneous solutions and heterogeneous chemical reactions, effect of the pressure and temperature on the equilibrium of chemical reactions).
Experimental study of liquid surface tension, viscosity and refraction indices. Effect of Temperature on Solubility. Calorimetry.