November 2019 - Chemical Engineering 2T2 Class - CHE220
January 2019 - Materials Science and Engineering 2T1 Class - MSE217
November 2018 - Chemical Engineering 2T1 Class - CHE220
CHE220H1 F (2015-present): Applied Chemistry I – Inorganic Chemistry
The Chemistry and physical properties of inorganic compounds are discussed. It covers seven main topics: structure of atoms; chemical reactions, chemical equilibrium, solubility and complexation, acid-base equilibria, electrochemistry, bonding and molecular structure. Atomic models, electronic structure, atomic spectra (spectroscopy), and quantum mechanics are discussed in Chapter 1. Important chemical reactions in chemical engineering including metallurgical reactions are discussed in Chapter 2. Chemical equilibrium concepts are discussed in Chapter 3. Solubility product and factors affecting solubility are discussed in Chapter 4. Acid-base equilibria, hydrolysis, titration, and buffer solutions are discussed in Chapter 5. Oxidation-reduction (redox) reactions, galvanic and electrolytic cells, electrochemical cells and thermodynamics, Nernst equation, and corrosion are discussed in Chapter 6. Chemical bonding model, Lewis electron structure, the VSEPR model, hybridization, and molecular orbital theory are discussed in Chapter 7.
MSE217H1 S (2017-present): Diffusion and Kinetics
This course covers two main scientific fields: Diffusion and Kinetics. Diffusion and kinetics sciences are used to determine why and how materials transport and at what rate. Having this knowledge help students explain the big picture behind many phenomena taking place in the world. We discuss examples of the real-world application of Diffusion and Kinetics in various processes relevant to materials processing and design.
Topics in the Diffusion part include diffusion mechanisms, steady-state and non-steady-state diffusion, Fick’s first and second laws, Kirkendall effect, short-circuit diffusions, diffusion in metallic, polymeric, ionic and semiconducting materials, Darken’s first and second equations, marker’s velocity, thin film diffusion. Topics in the Kinetics part include experimental rate laws, reaction orders, determination of order of reaction, Arrhenius equation, elucidation of reaction mechanism, fluid-particle reactions, kinetic models (progressive-conversion, unreacted core, shrinking core model), and reactor design (batch, plug flow, and mixed flow reactors).
APS110H1 F (2017): Engineering Chemistry and Materials Science
This is an introductory course in materials science and physical chemistry. Topics include: mechanical behavior and structure-property relationships in metals and ceramics, crystal structure and defects, polymers structure and properties, optical properties, electronic configuration, bonding, the band theory, semiconductors, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry.
APS104H1 S (2015, 2016): Introduction to Materials and Chemistry
This was an introductory course in materials science and physical chemistry. Topics include: fundamentals of atomic, structure, bonding, crystal structure and defects, the laws of chemical thermodynamics, reaction equilibrium, and phase equilibria. These basic principles provide the foundation for an exploration of structure-property relationships in metals, ceramics, and polymers, with emphasis on mechanical properties.