Inorganic Chemistry (L)

Composite Course Information
Parent Course
Component Courses
  1. AXTH1 Inorganic Chemistry (Th)
  2. AXE1 Inorganic Chemistry (L)
Course Information
TitleΑνόργανη Χημεία (Ε) / Inorganic Chemistry (L)
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Other CharacteristicsPart of composite course
Course ID20002640

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course113

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for the specific course. For an unimpeded class work prospective students are expected to a) have good background knowledge of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics, and) possess creative vision. Knowledge of a foreign language is necessary.
Learning Outcomes
Students of the specific course are expected to • gain knowledge of basic concepts, principles and applications of modern experimental chemistry linked to chemical engineering • develop their personal skills and judgment in basic knowledge of general, inorganic chemistry and chemistry of advanced materials chemistry at the experimental level • understand the basic principles of chemistry and use them in experimental devices, processes and computational applications in chemical engineering • formulate a critical understanding-thinking of the design and implementation of simple chemistry experiments, involving basic principles of chemistry, with practical application(s) in chemical engineering • evaluate experimental data, write-compile laboratory reports and present results at the experimental level involving interpretations of phenomena and observations of basic principles of chemistry
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS 1. Redox Processes – Metal Reactivity Chapter 1 Laboratory Book Pages 97-103 Chapter 3 Pages 88-125 Chapter 4 Pages 126-177 Chapter 12 Pages 487-532 2. Voltaic Cells Chapter 4 Laboratory Book Pages 130-138 Chapter 19 Pages 778-806 3. Buffers - Hydrolysis Chapter 2 Laboratory Book Pages 104-120 Chapter 3 Laboratory Book Pages 121-129 Chapter 16 Pages 663-708 4. Preparation of the Double Salt Potassium Aluminum Sulfate (alum) Chapter 9 Laboratory book Pages 253-262 5. Determination of a complex composition. Job’s Method. Chapter 8 Laboratory Book Pages 216-225 6. Determination of the Concentration of Permanganate and Dichromate ions in a Mixture through UV-Visible spectrophotometry Chapter 5 Laboratory Book Pages 156-166 7. Compound Identification by FT-IR Spectroscopy. Chapter 5 Laboratory Book Pages 167-182 8. Chromatographic Separation of cis- and trans- isomers of the Co(III)-iminodiacetato Complex Chapter 11 Laboratory Book Pages 275-292 9. Chemical Kinetics Determination of rate constants of chemical reactions Chapter 6 Laboratory Book Pages 183-193 Chapter 13 Pages 533-589 10. Chemical Equilibrium Determination of Equilibrium Constant of a Chemical Reaction Chapter 7 Laboratory Book Pages 194-202 Chapter 14 Pages 590-633 Chapter 16 Pages 663-708 Caution! The laboratory experiments will be carried out in the order given above. The aforementioned chapters come from the text book of the course "General Chemistry by D.D. Ebbing and S.D. Gammon, Sixth Edition, 2002, Prentice Travlos." References in the experiments come from the corresponding chapters in Lab Book of the Course.
Reactions, redox processes, materials synthesis, environmental recycling materials processes, kinetics and thermodynamics of reactions, materials separation, spectroscopic detection and quantitative determination of metal ions in the environment, electronic and vibration spectroscopy.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
During class recitations the following Information Technology and Communications means are employed: 1. Personal PCs and University Servers 2. Scientific videos For student communication the following media are employed: 1. E-mail 2.Phone communication 3. Skype During Lab Experimental Sessions the following media are employed: 1. Personal PCs and University Servers 2. Scientific videos 3.Internet searches
Course Organization
Laboratory Work30
Interactive Teaching in Information Center17
Written assigments30
Student Assessment
The evaluation criteria of student performance are listed and dwelled upon in due detail on the following website:
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Homework sets (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Σύγχρονη Γενική Χημεία των D. D. Ebbing and S. D. Gammon, Δέκατη Έκδοση, 2014, Εκδόσεις Τραυλού. 2. Εργαστηριακές Ασκήσεις Ανόργανης Χημείας, Α. Σαλίφογλου, Εργαστήριο Ανόργανης Χημείας, Τμήμα Χημικών Μηχανικών, Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Ασφάλεια και Κανόνες Συμπεριφοράς στο Εργαστήριο Χημείας, Α. Σαλίφογλου, Εργαστήριο Ανόργανης Χημείας, Τμήμα Χημικών Μηχανικών, Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης. 2. Γενική Χημεία, D. D. Ebbing and S. D. Gammon, Εκδοτικός Οίκος Τραυλός, Αθήνα 2002 3. Ανόργανη Χημεία, Αρχές Δομής και Δραστικότητα, Απόδοση στην Ελληνική γλώσσα Ν. Χατζηλιάδης, Θ. Καμπανός, Σ. Περλεπές - James E. Huheey, Τρίτη Έκδοση, Εκδόσεις ΙΩΝ, 1993.
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