GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
A good understanding of chemical basic concepts used to study the chemical events taking place in biological systems.
Course contents summary
Atomic structure. The periodic classification of the elements. Chemical equations and chemical arithmetic. Types of chemical bonds. Molecular geometry and bonding. Intermolecular forces. Aggregated states of matter. Phase equilibria. Solutions. Foundamentals of chemical thermodynamics. Chemical equilibrium. Ionic solutions. Calculations of ionic equilibrium. Galvanic cells and the driving force of chemical reactions. Chemical Kinetics. Electrolysis. Metal complexes. Main representative and transition elements.
J. C. Kotz, P. M. Treichel, J. R. Townsend. Chemistry&chemical reactivity. VII Ed., 2009. Thomson Brooks/Cole.
P. Michelin Lausarot, G. A. Vaglio. Stechiometria per la chimica generale, 2005. PICCIN (PD).
I. Bertini, C. Luchinat, F. Mani. Stechiometria un avvio allo studio della chimica. 5° edizione, 2009. C. E. A. (MI).
Class lectures and exercises.
Assessment methods and criteria
Written (problems) and oral exam.