PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

Course Information
TitleΦΥΣΙΚΟΧΗΜΕΙΑ / PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
CodeGM.01.02
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorIoannis Poulios
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001163

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

Registered students: 238
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600167867
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • EC.01.01 MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS IN BIOLOGY
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures301.2
Laboratory Work200.8
Reading Assigment471.9
Exams30.1
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
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)
Bibliography
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.
Last Update
19-01-2021