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Chemistry and Environment

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IITA0501
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014EM
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2014-2015)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Niemelä, Riitta
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Academic Year 2014-2015

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
1I-EM-4N, I-IT-3N2015-03-02 – 2015-05-02Riitta NiemeläEnglish2014-12-08 – 2015-03-06

Learning Outcomes

The student becomes familiar with the Periodic Table of the Elements and classification of matters. The student knows chemical reactions and phenomena connected with combustion and electrochemistry.
The student understands the constraints caused by industry to the environment and the necessity of minimising the constraint. The student is aware of the recent European environmental legislation affecting electric industry, namely EuP, WEEE and RoHS.

Student's Workload

The total amount of student's work is 81 h, which contains 42 h of contact studies.


Periodic Table of the Elements, classification of matters, chemical reactions, oxidation and reduction, acids and bases, electrochemistry, EU environmental legislation.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Any university textbook on Chemistry, lecture notes.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises and demonstrations.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 1: The student knows those subjects of the course, which are necessary for the forthcoming studies and working life.
Grade 3: The student is well-abled to utilize the course contents.
Grade 5: The student is able to apply creatively the contents of the course.

Assessment Methods

An examination.