Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 8. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. KOOA05 overlaps following cours/es: KOO070, KOO080, KOO081, KOO101 and KOOA01. Compulsory for: BI1. Course coordinator: Prof. Jan-Olle Malm,,, and Assistant prof. Lars Stenberg,, Materials Chemistry. 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.

Atkins, P & Jones, L: Chemical Principles: The Quest for Insight, 5th edition. Freeman, 2010. ISBN: 1429239255.
Additional material will be distributed during the course.