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Chemistry for Energy Business

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

Students have basic knowledge of chemical reactions,
balances and electrochemistry. They are able to calculate combustion heat, exhaust gas volumes and storage capacities.

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

Students learn about the material structure and systematics of the periodic system of elements. The elementary types of chemical bonds and stoichiometry of reaction educts and reaction products are conveyed based on this. Further content includes reaction types that are most important for chemical processes in Energy Business as well as elementary combustion calculations and electrochemistry.

recommended or required reading

Mortimer C. E.; Müller U.: Chemie: Das Basiswissen der Chemie, 12. Auflage, Thieme, 2015
Pohl W. G.; Dostal H.; Jelinek L.: Chemie, 7. Auflage, Trauner Verlag, 2012

assessment methods and criteria

Written examination, study-accompanying performance

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrative course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)


year of study


recommended optional program components

Not specified

course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory lecture

mode of delivery

Integrative course

work placement(s)

Not applicable