Basic Chemistry 1
Parcours : Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

  • Cours (CM) -
  • Cours intégrés (CI) 42h
  • Travaux dirigés (TD) -
  • Travaux pratiques (TP) -
  • Travail étudiant (TE) 63h

Langue de l'enseignement : Anglais

Niveau de l'enseignement : B2-Avancé - Utilisateur indépendant

Description du contenu de l'enseignement

  • Matter and Classification : Constitution of the matter, elements, isotopes ; physical and chemical properties of matter.
  • Measurement : units ; handling numbers ; scientific notation ; significant figures and dimensional analysis.
  • Mole concept : Avogadro constant ; molar mass of an element ; calculation of quantities using the mole.
  • Aqueous Solution : constitution ; solute, solvent ; water - the universal solvent; molarity, molality, mol fraction ; preparation of solution
  • Naming compound and Formulas : naming and writing formula of inorganic compounds, acid and bases, hydrates; naming organic compounds : IUPAC, functional groups.
  • Data analysis : scientific method ; recovering information from data ; presentation of data, table, graphs ; control variable ; standard deviation.
  • Stoichiometry and formulas : percent composition ; determination of empirical and molecular formulas ; combustion analysis ; excess and limiting reagent ; reaction yield.

Compétences à acquérir

Basic Chemistry 1 :
For each student to achieve defined French standards of basic knowledge in chemistry and related skills required to succeed in university :
  • Use the scientific method to recover data and interpret informations
  • Understand the composition of the matter
  • Describe an atom in terms of elementary particles
  • Manipulate small and big numbers using units, specific prefix and significant figures
  • Calculate mole, mass, yeild, concentrations.
  • Name organic and inorganic compounds
  • Understand the properties of a reaction to determine : limiting reagent, empirical and molecular formulas, combustion analysis

Bibliographie, lectures recommandées

  1. General Chemistry: The Essential Concepts 6th edition by Chang, Raymond, Overby, Jason (2010) Hardcover

Pré-requis recommandés

No specific background required


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Formulaire de contact


Dunya Babanli

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