This course will equip students with basic experience and practical skills to be able to use fundamental knowledge to identify and solve petroleum refining and petrochemical problems.
Fieldtrips to areas of interest. Students will be expected to present reports upon which they will be assessed for their credits.
OF STATE AND INTRODUCTION TO THERMODYNAMICS
- SOLUTIONS AND ELECTROCHEMISTRY
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, GRAVIMETRIC AND VOLUMETRIC ANALYSES
SPECTROPHOTOMETRIC METHODS OF ANALYSIS AND CHROMATOGRAPHY
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
Explain and apply concepts of physical and analytical chemistry. Understand equation of state. Define the commonly used terms in thermodynamics. Explain the first law of thermodynamics. Solve numerical problems based on the enthalpy.
Describe solutions and ways of expressing concentration. Know Henry´s Law and its application. Describe the kinds of solutions. Understand the principles of electrochemistry and electrolysis and their applications.
Define relevant concepts and parameters in solvent extraction processes. Know the principles and methods for liquid-liquid extraction. Know which liquid properties are essential when using these methods.