Physical Chemistry II

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Bachelor
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
4
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The subject provides theoretical and practical knowledge on the chapters of physical chemistry related to „change”. The rates of processes, as well as equilibrium electrochemistry are discussed. The three main chapters of physical chemistry II are Reaction Kinetics, Transport Processes and Electrochemistry.

Subject area

Materials
Physics

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Prerequisites

Mathematics: functions, logarithms, derivation and integration (basics), total differential. Chemistry: stoichiometry, electrochemistry, structure of atoms and molecules. Physical chemistry: open, closed and isolated systems. State functions, path functions. Exten-sive and intensive properties. Internal energy. The first law of thermodynamics. Expansion work. Molar heat capacity. Enthalpy. Reaction enthalpy, standard reaction enthalpy, standard enthalpy of formation. Hess’s law. Entropy, change of entropy in closed systems. The second law of thermodynamics. Helmholtz energy, Gibbs energy. p-T phase diagram. The variation of vapor pressure with temperature. The chemical potential. The phase rule of Gibbs. Raoult’s law. Equilibrium constant. Relation between the equilibrium constant for a reaction and its standard reaction Gibbs energy. Effect of pressure on equilibrium. Le Chatelier´s principle. Temperature dependence of the equilibrium constant.

Duration

42 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

4

Validation mode

midterms + examination

Maximum number of students

20

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

Department

Department of Physical Chemistry and Materials Science

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