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Chemistry 1

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IYTA0313
Type: Compulsory
Curriculum: YT 2019
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2019-2020)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Sten, Pekka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2019-2020

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3I-ET-1N, I-YT-1N2019-09-02 – 2019-12-20Pekka StenFinnish2019-08-19 – 2019-09-09
4I-KT-1N2020-01-07 – 2020-04-24Tarja LaunonenFinnish2019-12-16 – 2020-01-14

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course, the student is familiar with some of the basic concepts in chemistry, such as the elements, chemical bonding, states of matter (solid, liquid, gas), amount of substance and chemical reaction.

Student's Workload

The total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 42 h
- of which autonomous studies: 39 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Introduction to Technical Mathematics


Periodic system of the elements, chemical bonding, stoichiometry and chemical reaction, states of matter, solutions and their behaviour. Applications from materials science, energy production and environmental technology.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Hänninen, Karppinen, Leskelä, Pohjakallio: Tekniikan kemia, Edita 2018
or Lehtonen ja Lehtonen: Teknisten alojen kemia, WSOY 2008.

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 and problem solving exercises