166.127 Ecological and Social Aspects in Chemistry
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to explicate influences of chemistry on the society, to analyse the acceptance of new technology, to identify cycles of materials and their impacts as well as to categorise consumption processes.

Subject of course

Ethics and Responsibility, Influence of Chemistry on Society, Pollutants and Toxicology, Chemistry and Agriculture, Acceptance of new Technologies, Sustainable Development Goals and Planetary Boundaries, Cycles of Materials and Impacts  (Nitrogen, Global Warming, Ozone), Aerosols, Indoor Air Pollution with a focus on combustion processes


Teaching methods

Lecture with digital presentations and discussion of case studies.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Thu14:00 - 16:0005.03.2020GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 166.127 VO Ökologische u. gesellschaftliche Aspekte d. Chemie
Thu14:00 - 16:0012.03.2020GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH Vorlesung "Ökologische und gesellschaftliche Aspekte der Chemie"

Examination modalities

One-hour written exam which is offered atz least three times per term.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu14:00 - 15:0018.11.2021GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF written14.10.2021 23:45 - 15.11.2021 00:00TISSPrüfung 166.127 Ökologische u. gesellschaftliche Aspekte d. Chemie
Mon11:00 - 12:0020.12.2021GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF written22.11.2021 00:00 - 13.12.2021 00:00TISSPrüfung 166.127 Ökologische u. gesellschaftliche Aspekte d. Chemie
Thu12:00 - 14:0003.02.2022GM 1 Audi. Max.- ARCH-INF written31.12.2021 00:00 - 01.02.2022 00:00TISSPrüfung 166.127 Ökologische u. gesellschaftliche Aspekte d. Chemie

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
29.01.2020 12:00




Slides for this class are available (Password: $tudent). Download TUWIS++ D. Heinrich, M. Hergt: DTV-Atlas Ökologie, Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH (1998) E. P. Odum: Ökologie, Thieme, Stuttgart (1998) B. J. Alloway, D. C. Ayres: Schadstoffe in der Umwelt, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag (1996) J. Huber: Allgemeine Umweltsoziologie, Westdeutscher Verlag 2001 D. Barben, G. Abels: Biotechnologie-Globalisierung- Demokratie, Edition Sigma Rainer Bohn Verlag Berlin 2000 H. Jonas: Technik, Medizin und Ethik; Suhrkamp Taschenbuch 1987 L. Di Blasi, B. Goebel, V. Hösle: Nachhaltigkeit in der Ökologie; Beck sche Reihe 2000 N.C. Karafyllis: Biologisch, natürlich, nachhaltig; Francke Verlag 2001 R. Martinson, G. Simonis (Hrsg.): Demokratie und Technik-(k)eine Wahlverwandtschaft;Leske und Budrich 2000 S.V. Rosser (Ed.): Teaching the Majority (breaking the gender barrier in science, mathematics, and engineering); Athene Series 1995