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Course code:
101A2

Course name:
General Chemistry

Academic year:

2020/2021.

Attendance requirements:

There are no requirements.

ECTS:

8

Study level:

basic academic studies, integrated basic and graduate academic studies

Study programmes:

Chemistry: 1. year, winter semester, compulsory course

Chemical Education: 1. year, winter semester, compulsory course

Teachers:

Tibor J. Sabo, Ph.D.
full professor, Faculty of Chemistry, Studentski trg 12-16, Beograd

Sanja R. Grgurić Šipka, Ph.D.
full professor, Faculty of Chemistry, Studentski trg 12-16, Beograd

Assistant:

Maja T. Šumar Ristović, Ph.D.
assistant professor, Faculty of Chemistry, Studentski trg 12-16, Beograd

Hours of instruction:

Weekly: five hours of lectures + two hours of exercises (5+2+0)

Goals:

Acquiring the knowledge necessary for understanding facts, principles and theories for intensive study of chemical disciplines within the other courses in the subsequent years of studies and developing the ability to solve quantitative chemical problems.

Outcome:

Consolidated and balanced knowledge of general chemistry and ability to understand the material covered in subsequent chemistry courses.

Teaching methods:

Lectures, practical classes, demonstrations.

Extracurricular activities:

Self-study and doing tasks and problems.

Coursebooks:

Main coursebooks:

  • I. Filipović, S. Lipanović: Opća i anorganska hemija
  • M. Dragojević, M. Popović, S. Stević, V. Šćepanović: Opšta hemija
  • S. R. Trifunović, T. Sabo: Opšta hemija

Supplementary coursebooks:

  • Brown, Lemay, Bursten: Chemistry, Cental Science
  • Maja Gruden-Pavlović, Sanja Grgurić-Šipka, Sonja Grubišić, S. R. Niketić: Praktikum iz opšte hemije, Hemijski fakultet, Beograd

Additional material:

Course activities and grading method

Lectures:

5 points (5 hours a week)

Syllabus:

  • Basic concepts (4 lessons)
  • Chemical reactions (2 lessons)
  • Stoichiometry (4 lessons)
  • The properties of gases (3 lessons)
  • Thermochemistry (4 lessons)
  • The structure of atoms (4 lessons)
  • The periodic table of elements (5 lessons)
  • Chemical bonding (4 lessons)
  • Diatomic molecules (4 lessons)
  • Structures of polyatomic molecules (4 lessons)
  • Liquid and solid state (4 lessons)
  • Properties of solutions (5 lessons)
  • Chemical kinetics (3 lessons)
  • Chemical equilibrium (3 lessons)
  • Acids and bases (5 lessons)
  • Equilibrium in aqueous solutions (5 lessons)
  • Direction of chemical change (4 lessons)
  • Electrochemistry (5 lessons)
  • Nuclear Chemistry (3 lessons)

Note: Lectures are organized in the winter semester according to the schedule. Students have to attend the lectures. The points for this activity are assigned by the course teacher based on the student’s activity in the lectures. The maximum number of points for this activity is 5.

Exercises:

5 points (2 hours a week)

Syllabus:

Practical classes are organized in the winter semester according to the schedule. The syllabus of practical classes corresponds to the syllabus of the lectures. Students have to attend practical classes.

Colloquia:

20 points

Remarks:

  • The first progress test is organized once a year, in the 8th week of the winter semester, and it covers the material introduced from the beginning of the semester. The maximum number of points in the first progress test is 10, while the minimum number of points is 0.
  • The second progress test is organized once a year, in the 15th week of the winter semester, and it includes the material covered after the first progress test. The maximum number of points in the second progress test is 10, and the minimum number of points is 0.

Written exam:

70 points

Remarks:

The written exam is organized in every examination period. In order to have the right to take the written exam, a student has to have more than 15 points assigned for pre-exam activities. The other requirement is successfully passed calculation test. A student has passed the written exam if he has scored more than 50% of the points.

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