Domestic and Applied Chemistry
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Olme- ja rakenduskeemia
Course title in English
Domestic and Applied Chemistry
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Kalle Truus (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2023/2024 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
Purpose of the subject is comprehension of everyday life processes from chemical standpoints.
Brief description of the course
The principles of inorganic and organic chemistry. Products of domestic- and applied chemistry. Domestic chemicals. Cosmetics and hygiene products. Caring for humans skin, hair and teeth. Perspiration. Odourchemistry. Cleaning chemicals. Detergents. Chemical dry-cleaning. Disinfectants.Leather dressing. Natural and artificial materials. Treatment of textiles (bleaching, dyeing). Glass, ceramics, polymers, plastics, textiles.Technology of plastics. Metal and alloys. Corrosion. Glues and paints and their properties. Domestic vermin.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- can cognition of the chemical aspect of the substances and materials are used in everyday life;
- has skills and knowledge about using of everyday chemicals.
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