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Learner Career Outcomes

20%

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50%

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29%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 16 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Thermodynamics I

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Thermodynamic Definitions9m
The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics and Temperature5m
The First Law of Thermodynamics and Enthalpy11m
Reversible Expansion11m
Heat Capacity8m
Thermodynamics I Recap1m
2 readings
About Us10m
Thermodynamics I Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Thermodynamics I - Practice Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Thermodynamics II

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 56 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
The Second Law of Thermodynamics and Entropy6m
The Second Law of Thermodynamics and Spontaneity15m
The Second Law of Thermodynamics and Equilibrium10m
The Third Law of Thermodynamics and Absolute Entropy5m
Hess' Law14m
Thermodynamics Recap 50s
1 reading
Thermodynamics II Overview10m
2 practice exercises
Thermodynamics II - Practice Quiz20m
Thermodynamics Assessment20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Virtual Lab 1: Thermodynamics

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Calorimeter Experiment28m
2 readings
Thermodynamics Lab Overview (Virtual Lab)10m
Thermodynamics Lab Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Thermodynamics Virtual Lab4m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Chemical Kinetics I

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 114 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Rate of Reaction6m
Stoichiometry and Order10m
Zero Order Reactions9m
First Order Reactions8m
Second Order Reactions17m
Determination of Reaction Order12m
Experimental Determination of Reaction Order6m
Examples of Measurements I7m
Examples of Measurements II9m
Effect of Temperature on Reaction Rate23m
1 reading
Chemical Kinetics I Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Chemical Kinetics I - Practice Quiz20m

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