Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. KOO070 overlap following cours/es: KOO080, KOO081, KOO101, KOOA01, KOO080, KOO081, KOO101, KOOA01 och KOOA05. Compulsory for: BI1. Optional for: RH4. Course coordinator: Assistant prof Lars Stenberg, och Prof Jan-Olle Malm,, Materialkemi. Assessment: Written final exam. The result on the written exam will give the grade. Home page:

The course shall give a basic understanding of and knowledge about chemical processes. It should also provide necessary knowledge in chemical terminology in English as well as Swedish.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Fundamental chemical phenomena are discussed and explained using connections to everyday applications. The following topics will be covered:

Active work with solving problems plays an important role in the course.

The literature is in English and should be regarded as an introduction to the English language in the field of natural sciences.

Jones, L. & Atkins, P: Chemistry: Molecules, Matter and Change, 4th edition. Freeman, 1999. ISBN: 07167-4257-8.
Additional material will be distributed during the course.