Heterocycles and Applications

Course Information
TitleΕτεροκυκλικές Ενώσεις και Εφαρμογές / Heterocycles and Applications
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000780

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students will know about the : -structure and properties of heteroorganic compounds: -key role of heterocycles in important life processes -applications of heterocycles in medicine, agriculture and industry -role of heterocycles in nanochemistry, green chemistry, combinatorial chemistry, molecular devices and sensors, new organic conductors In addition they will -understand why the heterocycles are involved in wide rangr of biological and chemical reactions as well as technological applications.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to the chemistry of heteroorganic compounds. Heterocycles nomenclature and structure. Aromatic heterocycles.Why Nature prefers heterocycles. Heterocycles as Acids and Bases. Heterocycles and Metals. Hydrogen Bonding. Electrostatic Interactions. Molecular Complexes Hydrophobic Forces. Biochemical. Heterocycles and hereditary information. Bioenergy storage and transportation. Heterocyclic biocatalysts. Heterocycles and photosynthesis. Heterocycles and Health. Medicines. Drug delivery systems. Heterocycles in industry and Technology. Heterocycles and molecular recognition, host-guest interactions. Self-Assembling molecular systems. Heterocycles and twenty-first century challenges. Energy. Conducting materials. Photovoltaics. Heterocycles as molecular sensors.
heteroorganic chemistry, heterocycles, medicines, biomaterials, drug delivery systems, organic electronics, photovoltaics
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 Work20
Reading Assigment25
Written assigments10
Student Assessment
The final grade is the average of the following: -Grade due to the experimental excercises (0-1) -Project (0-1) -Final exam (0-10)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Α. F. POZHARSKII, A. T. SOLDATENKOV and A. R. KATRITZKY: "Τα Ετεροκυκλικά στη Ζωή και την Κοινωνία" μετάφραση στα ελληνικά από Α. ΚΟΤΑΛΗ, Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2004, 312 σελίδες.
Additional bibliography for study
-Α. F. POZHARSKII, A. T. SOLDATENKOV and A. R. KATRITZKY: "Heterocycles in Life and Society" , J. Wiley, 2nd Ed., UK (2011), 382 pages. -Α. ΚΟΤΑΛΗ:Ονοματολογία Οργανικών Ενώσεων, Σημειώσεις στο Blackboard
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