KEB-61206 Chemistry for Engineers, 4 cr

Additional information

This course is only for the students in the international BSc degree programme. The course is only intended for degree students

Person responsible

Riikka Lahtinen


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
KEB-61206 2018-01 2 Riikka Lahtinen
At least of 50% of available points on team-based learning activities. Final exam .

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course, student will be able to discuss the basic principles behind the quantum mechanical model of atoms. Student is able to describe simple models of chemical bonding and compare the properties different types of bonds will yield a material. Student will be able to explain, what is chemical energy and how it can be changed into other forms of energy. Student will be able to solve simple chemical problems. She/he will be able to give examples on how chemistry affects different aspects of people¿s lives and different industries. The aim is to give an engineer the pre-requisites to work in the future together with experts of Chemistry.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Chemical thermodynamics including chemical equillbrium     
2. Structure of atom and chemical bond     
3. Chemical kinetics     
4. Electrochemistry     
5. Chemical safety issues     
6. Chemical industry in Finland     

Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
KEB-61206 Chemistry for Engineers, 4 cr KEB-61207 Chemistry for Engineers, 5 cr  

Updated by: Ikonen Suvi-Päivikki, 13.03.2018