ΤΙΤΛΟΣ ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΟΣ: ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΥΓΡΩΝ ΑΠΟΒΛΗΤΩΝ Ι

COURSEUNITTITLE:

AQUATIC CHEMISTRY

 

COURSEUNIT

CODE:

Β3ΥΠ

 

TYPE OF

COURSE:

 

Compulsory

LEVEL OF

COURSE:

 

First cycle, General Education

SEMESTER OF

STUDY:

1st Semester

 

NUMBER OF ECTS:

 

MODE OF DELIVERY:

Face-to-face teaching of the course contents using slides presentation.

 

CONTACT

TEACHING:

Six hours lectures, two hours tutorials.

 

COURSECONTENTS:

Introduction to aquatic chemistry. Solutions and osmotic pressure. Concentration units. Herny’s, Raoult’s and Dalton’s law. Chemical kinetics and activation energy. Reaction rate laws and order of chemical reactions. Chemical equilibrium and equilibrium constant (Kc, Kp and Kx). Le Chatelier’s principle and heterogeneous equilibrium. Basic thermodynamics and internal energy, enthalpy. First law of thermodynamics, entropy. Second and third law of thermodynamics. Gibbs free energy. Van't Hoff equation. The elements hydrogen and oxygen. Water and its structure. Water phase diagram. Physical and chemical properties. Acids, bases and salts. Mass balance. Strength of acids and bases. Activity and ionic strength. Strong and weak acids and bases - Exercises. pC–pH diagram construction. Mixtures of acids and bases - buffers. Solubility and Ks. Carbonate equilibrium and alkalinity. Saturation index. Redox. Redox reactions in aquatic chemistry. Redox equivalent. Oxidation-reduction equilibria and direction of redox reactions. Free energy and redox potential.

 

NAMEOFLECTURER:

 

Professor Konstantinos Ouzounis

 

LABORATORY WORK:

-

 

NAMESOFLECTURERS:

 

-

 

SUPPORTING MEMBER:

 

-

 

RECOMMENDED READING:

  1. N. Klouras. Basic inorganic chemistry (In Greek). ISBN: 960-7122-27-5.
  2. P. Karagiannides, Inorganic chemistry (In Greek). ISBN: 960-431-562-5.
  3. P. Atkins, J. Beran, Chemie. ISBN: 3-527-29259-4
  4. D. Ebbing, S. Gammon, General Chemistry. ISBN: 960-7990-66-8.

 

PREREQUISITES:

-

 

LEARNING

OUTCOMES

ANDCOMPETENCES:

 

  • Knowledge based
  • Understanding the chemical reactions in aquatic environment.
  • Understandingthe classification criteria of spontaneous and nonspontaneous chemical reactions in the environment

 

2. Skills / Competences acquired

  • Capability of formulating chemical reactions and providing stoichiometric calculations in frame of water environment studies
  • Capability of determining thermodynamic balances

 

ASSESSMENTMETHODS:

Written examination

 

LANGUAGE

Greek

 

Contact

  • Address:Department of Environmental Engineering, 67100, Xanthi

  • Telephone: 30 25410 79109,79117,79112

  • Email: secr@env.duth.gr