Green Technologies and Monitoring - Physical Chemistry - Lectures

 

Lecturer

Dr Wojciech Chrzanowski, Ph.D., D.Sc.

 

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Lecture slides

Lecture 1 (Fundamental concepts; Introduction to thermodynamics; Thermochemistry)

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Lecture 2 (First law of thermodynamics; Molar heat capacities; Ideal gas processes; Kirchoff’s law)

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Lecture 3 (Thermodynamic cycles; Second law of thermodynamics; Entropy; Heat engines; Third law of thermodynamics)

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Lecture 4 (Free energy and spontaneity; Real and ideal gases; Physical properties of gases)

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Lecture 5 (Basic termodynamic equations; Thermodynamics of open systems: Partial molar quantities, Gibbs-Duhem equation, Gibbs Free Energy; Introduction to phase transitions; Phase diagrams of one component systems; Thermodynamics of phase equilibria; Clausius-Clapeyron Equation)

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Lecture 6 (Gibbs’ rule of phases; Two-component liquid systems: Raoult’s law; Liquid-vapour phase diagrams)

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Lecture 7 (Two-component liquid systems: Distillation, Solubility; Liquid+solid two-component systems: Thermal analysis, Phase diagrams; Three-component systems: Gibbs triangle, Nernst’s Law; Colligative properties: Vapour pressure depression, Boiling point elevation, Freezing point depression, Osmotic pressure)

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Lecture 8 (Gibbs free energy of chemical reaction; Gibbs free energy of mixing; Chemical equilibrium; Le Chatelier principle; Influence of temperature on equilibrium)

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Materials (archived from Environmental Protection and Management curriculum)

Lecture 1: Introduction, what is Physical Chemistry. Energy. Heat. Work. Different types of systems. Heat of reaction. Enthalpy. Enthalpy of formation and enthalpy of combustion. Thermochemistry. Hess law Download
Lecture 2: Internal energy. First law of thermodynamics. Work of expansion. Enthalpy vs. Internal energy. Kirchoff's law Download
Lecture 3: Thermodynamic cycles. Second law of thermodynamics. Entropy. Trouton's rule. Third law of thermodynamics. Calculating entropy of reactions and different transitions. Download
Lecture 4: Spontaneity of reactions. Gibbs free energy. Chemical equilibria. Guldberg-Waage law. Le Chatelier principle. Download
Lecture 5: Gases. Real gases vs. ideal gas. Van der Waals equation. Maxwell distribution. Download
Lecture 6: Introduction to electrochemistry. Ionic conductance. Conductometry and conductometric titrations. Download
Lecture 7: Galvanic cells. Their thermodynamics. Nernstian equation. Types of half-cells. Potentiometry. Download
Lecture 8: Practical cells. Primary nad secondary batteries. Fuel cells. Download
Lecture 9: Formal kinetics. Rate laws (differential and integrated). Half-life time. Download
Lecture 10: Finding the reaction order. Dependence of reaction rates on temperature. Kinetics of reversible and parallel reactions. Catalysis. Download