Course No. 58
Plant Operator Series – Basic Chemistry
The basic chemistry that a plant operator needs to understand chemical reactions and acids and bases. Highlights include: atoms and molecules; elements and compounds; chemical reactions; catalysts; acidity and alkalinity; pH and the pH scale. Some of the chemical symbols introduced are: HCl, H2SO4, NaCl, NaOH, Hg, H2, N2, CO2, and H2O.
Prerequisites: Arithmetic ability and basic knowledge of pressure and temperature.