Chemistry and Life
(For non- chemistry students)
1.Nuclear chemistry and radiology
Equations, radiation effects, applications in medicine and weapons
2. Air pollution
Effect of industry, ozone layer
3. Water pollution
Potable water treatment, seawage water treatment, saline water treatment
4. Chemistry in food and biological systems
Metals in biological systems, food additives, some over-counter drugs
1- Chemistry for Changing Times, J.Hill and D. Kalb, 10th Ed., Pearson Prentice-Hall, 2004.
2- Chemistry; An Industrial-Based Introduction, K. Kenkel, P. Kelter and D. Hage, Lewis Pub., 2001
3- Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, S. Manahan, 2nd Ed., Lewis Pub., 2001
4- Chemistry and Life, J. Hill & R Scott-Ennis, Prentice Hall, 1993, 9th Edition.
5- Inorganic Chemistry in Biology, P. Wilkins & R. Wilkins, Oxford Univ. Press, 1997.
60% final exam
20% report and presentation on selected topics