lbir1170  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h + 60.0 h
Lectures: disciplinary (solubility and complexation equilibria) and transversal (project management, modeling and communication) skills
Practicals: Use of spreadsheets to (i) solve - individually then by two students - problems related to the prediction of chemical equilibria, (ii) carry on a project by groups of 6 students, around a question linked to daily life and resting on chemical equilibria. The outcome of this project is presented orally to the other students.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Resolution of problems through the modeling of chemical equilibria. Individual work in the beginning of the semester, work by groups of two students in the middle of the semester, then in groups of 6 students at the end of the semester.
In reason of the limited number of places in classrooms this year (COVID-19 crisis), some of these activities may be carried out remotely.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Grades are given throughout the semester (individual and group reports).
Part A: individual work or by groups of 2 students - homework and tests - 60% of final grade
Part B: work by groups of 5 to 7 students - oral presentation of the project and submission of the related calculation file - 40% of final grade
No exam neither in June nor in August.
Note that individual penalties are applied in case of absence to the practical sessions or to any other compulsory activity, as extensively advertised during the course and on the Moodle platform of the course.
Online resources
See the Moodle platform of the course
Teaching materials
  • Atkins PW, Jones L, Laverman L (2017) Principes de chimie, De Boeck Supérieur, 4ème édition
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Bioengineering