Short Title:Physical Chemistry 1
Full Title:Physical Chemistry 1
Module Code:PHCH H2002
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Biology and biochemistry
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JOHN BEHAN
Module Author:JOHN BEHAN
Module Description:This module aims: To give students a strong foundation in the main aspects of physical chemistry; To enable students to interpret and discuss the relevance of their experimental data to theoretical concepts
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Possess a competence in the determination and interpretation of experimental kinetic data
LO2 Understand the relevance and application of thermodynamics to real chemical systems
LO3 Understand the behaviour of strong and weak electrolytes in solution
LO4 Be able to calculate the kinetic parameters of a chemical sy
LO5 Be competent in identifying the factors that affect systems in equilibrium and predict the extent of a reaction

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation No Description   35.00 Sem 1 End
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination   50.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 3.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • P. Monk 2004, Physical Chemistry, Wiley
  • M.R. Wright 2004, Introduction to Chemical Kinetics, Wiley
  • P.W. Atkins and J. de Paula 2006, Physical Chemistry, 8th ed Ed., Oxford University press
Recommended Book Resources
  • P.W. Atkins 1995, Concepts in Physical Chemistry, Oxford
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_SASCI_D Bachelor of Science in Bioanalysis or Chemical Analysis 4 Group Elective 2