Chemistry for Engineers
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units16
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2 - 3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3 - 4
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course is intended to develop an understanding of basic chemical concepts for students in Civil, Electro-mechanical and Mechanical Engineering. The course includes topics in chemical stoichiometry, some systematic inorganic chemistry (particularly metal oxides), atomic structure and chemical bonding, with the emphasis on the structure of solids, chemical equilibrium and aqueous solution chemistry, acids and bases, thermochemistry, electrochemistry and corrosion of metals, polymers.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.