Part of this Programme
Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS
Bachelor | Semestral | 5
Year | Type of course unit | Language
1 |Mandatory |Português
Total of Working Hours | Duration of Contact (hours)
125 | 60
Recommended complementary curricular units
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Introduction: Periodic table. Ions in the biological environment. Chemical reactions, stoichiometry, correctness. Solutions Preparation. Chemical Bonding. Acid-base balance: Factors that influence it (Le Chatelier principle). Strength of acids and bases, type of acids. Buffer solutions. Titrations. Solubility equilibrium. Qualitative analysis. Applications in the study of natural products, biological means Solubility equilibrium. Principle of LeChâtelier. Effect of ion in common Electrochemistry: oxidation-reduction in biological mechanisms, electrolysis, corrosion. Chemistry of transition metals. Coordination compounds. Importance of complexes in biological (chlorophyll, hemoglobin). Color and magnetic properties. Spectrophotometry. Effect of complexation on the solubility of a sparingly soluble solid. Chemical kinetics. Parameters that influence the reaction rate (Chemical catalysts, enzymatic, temperature, concentration) Thermoquímica Radioactivity
Acquire a global perspective on the study of chemistry and its interaction with other sciences. Acquire the basic knowledge to apply in specific areas in the areas of Biochemistry, Biology, Health
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
Develop observation, reasoning and logic in solving problems and drawing conclusions The theoretical-practical classes alternated with some laboratory classes aim to prepare the student to work in terms of behavior taking into account the rules of safety, material handling, capacity for observation, reasoning and elaboration of a scientific report.
Teaching methodologies and assessment
The course will be taught in the form of theoretical classes and theoretical-practical classes and practices with seminars given by the students. Continuous evaluation - Two Frequencies (there is no minimum grade). Approval: Arithmetic mean equal to or greater than 10 values for a maximum of 20 values. Assessment by exam - Students who have been awarded a 10-point mark in the final exam are approved (final exams take place in two evaluation moments: 1st and 2nd epochs. Students are considered to have taken advantage of the course if, in the ex ame (for a maximum of 20 values) by performing the weighted average of the theoretical (50%) and practical (50%) evaluation.
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