Chemistry and Environmental Subjects
2010-2011 - REA1022F - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students should be able to show basic knowledge of general and environmental chemistry .They should also develop positive attitudes to improve the environment.

Topic(s)

Chemistry:
- atomic structures and the periodic system
- chemical bonding
- inorganic compounds and nomenclatures
- chemical reactions and stoichiometric calculations
- equilibrium processes
- acids and bases, buffers
- redox reactions
- galvanic and electrolytic cells
- corrosion of metals
- gases, solutes and solutions
- organic compounds, functional groups and nomenclature
- oil, natural gases and plastics
Environment:
- basic principles of the ecosystem
- energysources, consumption and economising of energy
- pollution to air and water and cleansing methods
- waste and waste treatment
- radiation
- clean production, environmental analyses
- life cycle assessment
- Norwegian law and factors which influence the working environment, especially chemicals.

Teaching Methods

Lectures
Laboratory work
Exercises
Project work

Form(s) of Assessment

Other

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Portfolio Assessment (counts 50 %)

Written Exam, 4 hours (counts 50 %)

Each part must be individually approved of.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

Re-sit examination

Re-sit examination will be arranged

Examination support

Haugan, J. Tabeller og formelsamling. NKI-forlaget. ISBN 82-562-2483-5

Approved calulator

Coursework Requirements

Laboratory exercises. Project.

Teaching Materials

Rystad, B. and Lauritzen, O. Kjemi og miljøkunnskap. NKI-forlaget. ISBN 82-562-5672-9