KEMA2340 Laboratory Work in Physical Chemistry part B (2 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Chemistry
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

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Due to the renovation, the course schedule may change during the years 2020-2023.


  • Thermodynamics and chemical equilibrium
  • Thermochemistry and calorimetry
  • Intermolecular interactions
  • Properties of matter and phase changes
  • Electrolytes and electrochemical cells

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student

  • is able to interpret the experimental results using theoretical models.
  • can produce graphical representations of the results.
  • is able to evaluate sources of error in experimental data and knows how to calculate error estimates.
  • is able to draw up proper descriptions for the record.
  • understands the operating principles of the measuring intruments and is able to apply them in implementations of experimental designs.

Working life skills:

  • Data collection, processing, and scientific reporting.
  • Evaluation of the reliability of the results.

Description of prerequisites

KEMA200 Introduction to Laboratory Work or equivalent knowledge..

KEMA2240 Thermodynamics and Chemical Equilibrium (or KEMA224 Physical Chemistry 1).

Study materials

Available online

  • Work instructions
  • Reporting templates
  • General guidelines
  • Software instructions

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
The course is passed when each work is evaluated as passed.
Time of teaching:
Period 2
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (2 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish