Physical Chemistry I

Course Information
TitleΦΥΣΙΚΗ ΧΗΜΕΙΑ Ι / Physical Chemistry I
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID40002584

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 320
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
VASIKOS KYKLOSCompulsory Course215

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours7
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- 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.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Theoretical part 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 part Experimental study of liquid surface tension, viscosity and refraction indices. Effect of Temperature on Solubility. Calorimetry.
States of matter, Chemical Thermodynamics
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
P.W.ATKINS, Physical Chemistry,1ος τόμος, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης.
Additional bibliography for study
- Physical Chemistry, G.W.Castellan, 3rd Edition, Addison-Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts, 1983 - Μαθήματα Κλασσικής Θερμοδυναμικής Σημειώσεις Α.Γ.Αναστόπουλου, 1995, Α.Π.Θ. - Σημειώσεις Φυσικοχημείας(Αβρανάς, Ζιώγας, Παπουτσής, Σωτηρόπουλος, 2002, Α.Π.Θ.) - Ηλεκτρονικές σημειώσεις στο διαδίκτυο.
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