Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorIoannis Poulios
Course ID40001163

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 229
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
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)
Learning Outcomes
Theory 1. Differences between ideal and real gases. 2. The lows of thermodynamics and an introduction to the free energy concept of chemical and biological systems. 3. Chemical equilibrium and the influence of the temperature. Living systems and the free energy. 4. Solutions, colligative properties. 5. Electrolyte solutions and the electrochemical cells. 6. Acid-Base equilibria. 7. The lows of photochemistry. Labor Experiments using the following methods 1. Optical polosimetry 2. Electrical conductivity 3. pH measurement 4. Visible-UV spectroscopy, Lambert-Beer Law.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Properties of ideal and real gasses, liquids and solids, Chemical and Biological Thermodynamic, Solutions of non- and of electrolytes, Acid-Base equilibria, Electrochemistry and Oxidation-Reduction equilibria, Kinetics of chemical and biological reactions,Spectroscopy,Macromolecules.
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 Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work200.8
Reading Assigment471.9
Student Assessment
Written examination on theory and laboratory exercises, reports on laboratory work
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Ι. Πούλιος, Σημειώσεις Φυσικοχημείας Βιολογικού Τμήματος, Σημειώσεις σε ηλεκτρονική μορφή μέσω Internet. Γ. Καραϊσκάκης, Φυσικοχημεία, Εκδόσεις Τραυλός-Κωσταράκη P.W. Atkins, Φυσικοχημεία, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης. Δ. Γιαννακουδάκη, Επίτομη Φυσικοχημεία, Εκδόσεις Ζήτη. Ν. Κατσάνος, Φυσικοχημεία, Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση. Ι.Γ. Γεωργάτσου, Εισαγωγή στη Βιοχημεία, Εκδόσεις Γιαχούδη, 2005. G. Hammes, Φυσικοχημεία για τις Βιολογικές Επιστήμες, Κωσταράκη, 2012. R. Chang, Physical Chemistry for the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University Science Books, 2000. Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences, W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, 2011. W. Brey, Physical Chemistry and Its Biological Applications, Academic Press, N.Y., 1978. James P. Allen, Biophysical Chemistry, Wiley & Blackwell Publishing, 2008. T. Engel, G. Drobny, P. Reid, Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences, Pearson, Prentice Hall, 2008. Adam, Lauger, Stark, Physikalische Chemie und Biophysik, Springer Verlag, 5th Auflage, 2009.
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