Module Title:   Chemical Thermodynamics

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG2318M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering

Principal Co-ordinator:   Prof Harvey Arellano-Garcia

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

The aim of this module is to give the student an understanding of the concepts and theory involved in Chemical Thermodynamics.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Theoretical understanding and problem solving are achieved through lectures and tutorials/example classes.

Lectures:   18.00          Directed Study:   74.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

1.1 Explain the factors that influence positions of equilibrium in physical and chemical changes.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

2.1 Use experimental data to determine equilibrium constants, and other thermodynamic parameters.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

3.1 Apply mathematical methods to scientific applications and solve numerical problems.

  Examination - closed book 1.50 100%
  Examination - closed book

Supplementary Assessment:
As Original

Outline Syllabus:
1. Basic thermodynamic properties (First law of Thermodynamics, internal energy, enthalpy, Gibbs Free Energy, Maxwell Relationships, specific heat data, Gibbs-Helmholtz equation, open systems)
2. One component systems (Ideal gases, real gases, equations of state, law of corresponding states, Joule-Thomson effect, residual properties, fugacity)
3. Phase Equilibria (phase rule, partial molar properties, Gibbs-Duhem Law, Raoult`s Law, Effect of pressure on azeotropic composition)
4. Reaction Equilibria (Standard free energy change, equilibrium constants, prediction of free energy changes, Electrochemical cells)

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