CHEMISTRY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

  • Program: Environmental Health and Safety
  • Course: Chemistry of Hazardous Materials
  • Course #: ENHS1110
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will provide the student with examples of chemical and physical properties. Treatment technology for the various classes of hazardous materials and selected examples of chemical incompatibilities common to hazardous materials will be discussed.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Analyze atomic structure
Explain the relationship between group number and chemical structure
Categorize trends
Differentiate terms of toxicology
Identify ionic bonding
Apply the octet rule
Characterize gas laws
Contrast polar and non-polar compounds
Analyze a hazardous materials scene
Explain spectroscopy

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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