- Nature of Work
- Associate Professor
- Email Address
- [email protected]
- Course Title
- General Chemistry
- Course Number
- Instructor Name
- Mohammad Qneibi
- Contact Information
- [email protected]
- Semester(s) and academic year(s)
First Semester 1
- Compulsory / Elective
- The students will acquire knowledge of how to carry out scientific measurements using proper units and report the results with proper number of significant figures.
- Understanding various basic laws, like the law of conservation of mass, the law of definite proportions, the law of multiple proportions, and applying them appropriately.
- Realizing the concept of the mole, molecular formula, molecular mass, formula mass, and utilizing these concepts in stoichiometric calculations and balancing chemical reactions.
- Acquiring a working knowledge and application of the gas laws, and understanding the molecular explanation of the basic quantities in these laws.
- Obtaining basic thermochemical knowledge on energy transformations associated with chemical reactions.
- Understanding the atomic structure in light of quantum mechanics principles.
- Relating the periodicity of elements and their chemical properties like electronegativity, electron affinity, atomic size, and ionization potentials to the electronic configurations of the elements.
- Understanding the concepts of chemical bonding and molecular structure, and its relation to the shapes and properties of molecules.
- Analyzing the interconversions of states of matter, the properties of each state, and the type of intermolecular forces involved.
- Principles of General Chemistry, 3rd Ed., M. S, Silberberg by McGraw-Hill, 2010
- General Chemistry, 10th Ed., R. Chang by McGraw-Hill, New York, 2007.
- General Chemistry, 9th Ed., Principles and Modern Applications, Petrucci, Harwood, Herring and Madura, Pearson International Edition, 2008
- General Chemistry, 5th Ed., J. E. Brady, F. A. Senese and N. D. Jespersen, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 2009.