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301141 SE Calculation in Chemistry (2021S)

Accompanying Seminar for Basic Chemical Lab Course

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 225 participants
Language: German



see german version


Aims, contents and method of the course

Contents: Within the seminar, selected problems from the following important areas of inorganic chemistry will be discussed: nomenclature, equations, concentrations, stoichiometry, redox equations, solubility products, acids and bases, buffer systems and qualitative analysis.
Targets: This seminar should lead to a better understanding of the central part of chemical calculations in all areas of chemistry. Equation pathways, nomenclature of inorganic compounds as well as calculations of selected chemical problems form an essential part of this seminar.
Marking: The final mark consists of 40 points exercises, 5 points presentation and 35 points of the final exam. At least 45 of all points are necessary to pass the seminar.
Literatur: script
Mortimer; Das Basiswissen der Chemie, Thieme, 11. Auflage (2014)
Brown; Basiswissen Chemie, Pearson Studium, 1. Auflage (2014)
Riedel; Allgemeine und Anorganische Chemie; de Gruyter, 8. Auflage (2004)

Assessment and permitted materials

Compulsory attendance; the evaluation consists of different performances: quality and completeness of the seminar presentation, active participation in the scientific discussion of the presented publications, written records (the percentage of the subgrades will be announced by the course leader).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Points-based system: positive grade 45 of 80 points
40 points exercise/40 points test
see german version

Examination topics

Topics of the course

Reading list

Mortimer; Das Basiswissen der Chemie, Thieme, 13. Auflage (2019)
Brown; Basiswissen Chemie, Pearson Studium, 1. Auflage (2014)
Riedel; Allgemeine und Anorganische Chemie; de Gruyter, 8. Auflage (2004)

Association in the course directory

BIO 10

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