CHEM 496: Environmental Chemistry

Introduction to Environmental Chemistry, Air Pollution-sources, effect and control of Greenhouse effect and global warming; Ozone depletion Chemistry of Natural Waters, Municipal solid waste, soil and sediment contamination, The Science of Poisons, Renewable...

CHEM 495: Pulp and Paper Chemistry and Technology

The conversion of wood to paper with particular emphasis on the organic, physical and surface chemistries involved. Paper properties and uses.

CHEM 494: Textile Chemistry and Technology

Physical and chemical properties of raw materials; changes in these properties during preparation of yarns for weaving; treatment of fabric after weaving (dyes, dyestuffs, printing etc.); treatment of textile industry waste.

CHEM 493: Mineral Processing

Fundamentals of mineral processing: Characterization of particles; analysis of separation processes; fluid dynamics; mechanisms and processes of particulate separations; Size reduction: mechanisms of fracture; crashing and grinding; Size separations:...

CHEM 492: Industrial Chemistry

Principles of industrial chemistry: the economic importance of the chemical industry; conversion, efficiency and yield of a chemical process; economic and technical feasibilities of a chemical process; material and energy balance in chemical processes....

CHEM 491: Petroleum Chemistry and Technology

The origin and chemistry of petroleum. Petroleum refinery – primary and secondary processes, quality assessment of some of the petroleum fractions. Petrochemicals.

CHEM 474: Elements of Forensic Chemistry

Introduction; Legal aspects of forensic science, drug analysis, forensic toxicology explosives and arson investigation, physical evidence analysis, soil examination, questioned document examination, and firearm examination. Instrumentation and laboratory...

CHEM 473: X-ray Crystallography

Interaction of x-rays with matter. Qualitative and quantitative aspects of x-ray powder diffraction methods. Introductory single-crystal structure analysis.

CHEM 472: Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis

Measurement and instrumentation; resolution, sensitivity, selectivity, detection limits; Sample pre-treatment techniques. Detailed consideration and applications of some selected methods e.g. AAS, XRF, XRD, Neutron Activation, voltammetric stripping analysis...

CHEM 471: Nuclear & Radiochemistry

Radioactive Decay and Nuclear Stability; The components of the nucleus, terms and notations, the discovery of radioactivity and the types of emissions ; types of radioactive decay, balancing nuclear equations, nuclear stability and the mode of decay; the...