BCH2801 - Characterization and Analysis of Chemical Hazards I

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Biology and Chemistry
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2015/16
Semester B 2016/17 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to introduce engineering students to the basic chemistry concepts and principles in the qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis of simple organic/inorganic species and toxic metals & metalliods in manufactured products.

The course will adopt a problem-based approach and use a series of cases in manufactured product chemical testing (especially in toys and electric/electronic appliances) to guide students through the various fundamental chemical theories and processes involved.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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