Course syllabus

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General Chemistry

KOOA05, 8 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2023/24
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED B/K
Date of Decision: 2023-04-18

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


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.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
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.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written final exam. The result on the written exam will give the grade.

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
The course overlaps following course/s: KOO101, KOOA01, KASA01, KOOA20, KOOA15

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Dr. Johan Reimer,
Course coordinator: Prof. Jan-Olle Malm,
Course homepage: