CHEM 320 - Physical Chemistry IV

Physical Chemistry IV - CHEM 320

Lecture Meeting: Thursday 08:00 - 10:00

LAB Meeting: Monday 08:00 - 11:00

Aim of Course

This course is aimed to give a solid foundation of electrochemistry and electrochemical techniques that may be required by chemists in the course of their careers

Course Description

Principles of electrochemistry. E.M.F applications. Electrochemistry of solutions. Deby - Hückel theory. Theory of the electrical double layer. Electrochemical techniques: Potentiometry (direct and indirect) and nonpotentiometric techniques (polarography and amperometry, cyclic voltammetry, anodic stripping voltametry, coulometry, conductometry and electrochemical impedence spectroscopy). Practical: Applied experiments related to the above topics. Prereq.: CHEM 205.

Intended Learning Outcomes

    A. Knowledge and Understanding
    At the end of this course the students will be able to :

        a1.Define the terms of related to the Electrochemistry

        a2. Express the different Industrial Applications for electrolytic cell

        a3. Recognize the Structure of Electrical Double Layer
        a4. Discuss the Types of Electrodes and Cells

        a5. indicate the different type of electrochemical teqniques

    B. Intellectual Skills

    At the end of the course, students should be able to:
        b1.Differentiate between advantages and disadvantages of amperometric titrations

        b2.Deduce Gouy- Chapmann Model

        b3. Apply Nernest equation

        b4. Deduce the potential of chemical cell without liquid junction

        b5. Determine the thickness of ionic atmosphere
    C. Professional and practical Skills

    At the end of the course, students should be able to:

        c1. Sketch the potential- distance relationship at the metal solution interface

        c2. Solve problems related to the given topics

    D. General and Transferable Skills At the end of the course, students will be apple to:

        d1. Communicate with others positively

        d2. Think independently and solve problems on scientific basis.

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