Course Description

Course Name

Physical Chemistry I

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


We will discuss equilibria in chemistry such as phase change and electrochemistry in terms of thermodynamics.

Course Objectives
This course offers basics of physical chemistry with emphasis on equilibrium. The lecture covers thermodynamics, phase transformation, and electrochemistry.

Introduction The Properties of gases: perfact gas

The Properties of gases: real gases

The first law: the basic concepts

The first law: thermochemistry & state functions and exact differentials

The second law: the direction of spontaneous change

The second law: combining the first and second laws

Physical transformations of pure substances

Physical transformations of pure substances: phase diagrams and phase transitions

Simple mixtures: mixtures and solutions

Simple mixtures: binary systems

Simple mixtures: activities

Chemical equilibrium: spontaneous chemical reactions

Chemical equilibrium: reponse to equilibria to the conditions

Chemical equilibrium: electrochemistry

*Course content subject to change