Course syllabus

Tekniskt basår: Tillämpad kemi
Pre-University Course in Technical Sciences: Applied Chemistry

TBAA36, 3 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED TB
Date of Decision: 2021-03-23

General Information

Depth of study relative to the degree requirements: First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements.
Compulsory for: TNB1-TEBA
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The purpose of the course is to give the student fundamental knowledge of Chemistry for further studies on university.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
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Competences and skills
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Judgement and approach
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Reactions and changes
•    Reversible reactions

Environmental Chemistry
•    Sustainable development with discussion of the biogeochemical cycles
•    Greenhouse effect, its causes and effects
•    Acidification, its causes and effects
•    Eutrophication, its causes and effects
•    Environmental toxins such as DDT, PCBs and flame retardants
•    Green Chemistry

•    Polymers chemical structure, properties and uses
•    Ceramics chemical structure, properties and uses
•    Alloys chemical structure, properties and uses

Food Chemistry
•    Carbohydrates, fats and proteins structure and how the chemical structure affects their properties.
•    How the structure of different substances affect their taste, odor and color


Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Compulsory attendance at the lectures. Approved final report and passed laboratory works.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Ia Rosenlind,
Course homepage:
Further information: The scope for this course is expressed in access education credits (fup).