Module Guide before WS 2016/17

Modul LS1100-MLS

Basic Chemistry (AC)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each winter semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Bachelor MLS 2009 (compulsory), life sciences, 1st semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Basic Chemistry (practical course, 4 SWS)
  • Basic Chemistry (exercise, 1 SWS)
  • Basic Chemistry (lecture, 3 SWS)
  • 120 Hours in-classroom work
  • 180 Hours private studies
Contents of teaching:
  • Lectures:
  • Organisation of matter and the periodic table of the elements
  • Chemical bonds, molecules and Ions
  • Chemical formula and stoichiometry
  • The threedimensional structure of molecules: From the VSEPR model to molecular orbitals
  • Special properties of water
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Acids and Bases
  • Redox reactions and electrochemistry
  • Complexes and metal-ligand bonds
  • Interactions between mater and radiation - methods of Spectroscopy
  • Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Exercises:
  • Students explain problems on the blackboard of all themes of the lecture
  • Practical course:
  • the students work in groups of two. Themes:
  • Basics and techniques
  • Salt and their aqueous solutions
  • Acids, Bases and Buffer
  • Redox Reactions
  • Catalyses, Metal complexes and Chemical Equilibria
  • Lab test
  • The students have the knowledge in basics of general and inorganic chemistry
  • They understand basic general and inorganic chemical concepts and can adopt them on reactions
  • They are able to do simple chemical anaysis with basic laboratory techniques by applying safety at work in chemical Laboratories (GHS)
  • They are able to use tools for professional documentation, interpretation and presentation of data (lab journal, protocol, colloquium) of simple chemical analysis
  • By practicing teamwork in small groups during the practical course and writing a collective protocols they got capacity of teamwork
Grading through:
  • written exam
Is requisite for:
Responsible for this module:
  • PD Dr. phil. nat. Thomas Weimar
  • PD Dr. phil. nat. Thomas Weimar
  • Dr. rer. nat. Rosemarie Pulz
  • Brown Chemie studieren Kompakt - Pearson Studium
  • Binnewies et al.: Allgemeine und Anorganische Chemie - Spektrum - Verlag
  • offered only in German

Prerequisite for examination is the successful participation in the practical course with certified protocols and oral presentation; written examination

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