Production Technology and Organization

Inorganic Chemistry

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

• Chemistry of main-group elements, chemistry of metals
• Chemical equilibrium, mass action law, acid / base definitions
• Reduction and oxidation: Fundamentals, redox reactions, electrochemistry, standard potentials and voltage series, electrolysis, galvanic elements, corrosion
• Reactions and reaction kinetics, reaction types
• Fundamentals of catalytic reaction processes
• Introduction to the chemical analysis of inorganic substances

Learning outcomes

The students know the industrially relevant chemical principles and processes and their significance in the design of process engineering systems. They have acquired skills in handling chemicals and modern laboratory equipment to perform and analyze simple analyzes themselves.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; K. Schwister u.a.: Taschenbuch der Chemie; G. Kickelbick: Chemie für Ingenieure; J. Hoinkis, E. Lindner: Chemie für Ingenieure; G. Blumenthal, D. Linke, S. Vieth: Chemie: Grundwissen für Ingenieure; C. E. Mortimer: Chemie – Das Basiswissen der Chemie; P.W. Atkins: Chemie – einfach alles; Gutmann/Hengge: Anorganische Chemie – Eine Einführung; E. Riedel: Allgemeine und Anorganische Chemie; B. König, H. Butenschön: Organische Chemie: Kurz und bündig; H. P. Latscha, U. Kazmaier, H. A. Klein: Organische Chemie: Chemie-Basiswissen II;

Mode of delivery

Lectures and tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Chemistry, Physics, Materials science 1 & 2, Process engineering fundamentals

Assessment methods and criteria

Written or oral exam