PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

(Compulsory course / Teaching hours per week: 3 / Laboratory work: 16 hours in total/ Assessment: final exam at the end of each term or September/ Credits: 5)

Teachers:

G. Souliotis (Assoc. Professor), A. Kalemos (Assist. Professor), Department of Chemistry, NKUoA

Topics:

    • Concepts and laws of Thermodynamics
    • Internal energy, enthalpy, Helmholtz and Gibbs free energy, entropy,chemical potential
    • Fundamental and state equations - equilibrium conditions
    • Phase rule, phase equilibria and Clausius – Clapeyron equation
    • Multi-component equilibria
    • Colligative properties
Laboratory work:
    • Boiling point vs. composition diagrams
    • Ebulioscopic determination of molecular weights
    • Partially miscible liquids
    • Surface tension of liquids and solutions
    • Conductivity of solutions
    • Electrochemical cells
    • Viscosity of liquids