Applied Chemistry


Mechanical Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 14312/2015 - 02/12/2015

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 15,0 PL + 15,0 TP + 3,0 OT

- Valentim Maria Brunheta Nunes

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To learn and develop basic knowledge of Chemistry principles relevant to other modules in the programme. Stimulate the study of chemistry and show their significance to Industry and Society. The students should be able to solve basic problems of chemistry and perform simple laboratory tasks.

1.Basic tools of chemistry. Atoms, molecules and ions. Chemical reactions and stoichiometry; 2. Chemical bonding and states of matter. Gases. Intermolecular forces, liquids and solids. Polymers; 3. Chemical equilibrium. Acid ? Base equilibrium. 4. Electrochemistry. Redox eactions. Introduction to corrosion.

Evaluation Methodology
Final written exam (75%)and reports of laboratorial activities (25%).

- Chang, R. (2013). Química. Lisboa: McGraw-Hill
- Simões, J. (2017). Guia do Laboratório de Química e Bioquímica. Lisboa: Lidel
- Treichel, P. e Kotz, J. (2003). Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity. London: Thomson Books

Method of interaction
Lectures providing description of course contents. Tutorials involving exercise solving and practical execution of laboratorial activities.

Software used in class