[ 290GICHCCAK18 ] KV Chemical Calculations

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Chemistry Christian Klampfl 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Chemistry and Chemical Technology 2019W
Objectives The students will gain fundamental knowledge about quantitative calculations from chemical equations and improve their skills in applying stoichiometric laws required for their future practical lab work and further studies in General Chemistry.
  • Dealing with material amounts and compound concentrations
  • calculating quantitative relationships among substances as they participate in various chemical reactions and phase transitions
  • balancing chemical equations and describing various chemical equilibria in the gas phase and condensed media
Criteria for evaluation Excercises and written exam.
Methods This combined lecture type consists of presentations covering the theoretical background and of several student exercises to practise and consolidate the topics treated in the lectures with various calculation examples.
Language German or English
Study material
  • J. A. Olson, “Chemical Reactions: Stoichiometry and beyond“, 2011.
  • J. L. Rosenberg, L. M. Epstein, P. J. Krieger, “College Chemistry“, 2013.
  • K. V. Lakshmikutti, “Stoichiometry and Process Calculations“, 2010.
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture 290AACHCHRK17: KV Chemisches Rechnen (3 ECTS) or 663AACHCCAK17: KV Chemical Calculations (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 35
Assignment procedure Direct assignment