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Chemistry in Technology

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTP0113
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2016V
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2016-2017)
Credits: 4 cr
Responsible Teacher: Pyhälahti, Onni
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Learning Outcomes

After the study unit, the student is familiar with the periodic system, knows the classification of elements and basic concepts in chemistry. S/He knows the chemical reactions and phenomena related to energy production. The student will be famialiarised with chemistry of materials and understands potential applications of new materials. The student will learn to know physical chemistry, especially from the point of view of energy production. S/he will be aware of the burden to the environments caused by industry and of the necessity of minimising this burden.

Student's Workload

The total amount of student's work is 108 h, which contains 40 h of contact studies. The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous knowledge


Periodic system and classification of elements, chemical reaction, organic chemistry, chemistry of materials, physical chemistry, environmental chemistry, combustion and flue gas calculations, LNG

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Antila, Karppinen, Leskelä, Mölsä, Pohjakallio: "Tekniikan kemia". Edita.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises, 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

Exam, calculation exercises and activity demonstrated in completing them.