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Chemistry Laboratory Exercises

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IYTA0310
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: YT 2019
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2020-2021)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Sten, Pekka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2020-2021

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3003ET2019-2, ET2019-2A, ET2019-2B, YT2019-2, YT2019-2A, YT2019-2B2020-08-24 – 2020-10-31Eija Iivari, Pekka StenFinnish2020-08-17 – 2020-09-11

Learning Outcomes

The student will get acquainted with working in a chemical laboratory by performing simple experiments. Writing laboratory reports prepares the student to produce reports on empirical research, and to perform simple calculations on concentration and dilution.

Student's Workload

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

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Laboratory Safety, especially the part dealing with Safety in Chemical Laboratory, Introduction to Technical Mathematics, Chemistry in Technology or Chemistry 1. Chemistry 2 is studied parallelly


Simple solution analyses.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material prepared by the lecturer, and suitable parts of the following books:
Pekka O. Lehtonen and Marja-Liisa Sihvonen 2004. Laboratorioalan analyyttinen kemia. Opetushallitus.
Pekka O. Lehtonen. 2006. Kemian laskut laboratoriossa. Opetushallitus.
Hanna Hänninen, Mia Ruismäki, Aila Seikola, Sari Slöör 2007. Laboratoriotyön perusteet. Edita.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Laboratory exercises and reports in groups of three to four students.

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

Numeric assesment of the laboratory reports.