General Chemistry Laboratory(S1500)

Summer 2001 Course Schedule

 

Unless otherwise indicated, all readings are in the Fall 2000 edition of the General Chemistry Laboratory Manual.

Date

Reading Assignments (to be completed by the corresponding dates)

Activities/Experiments

Monday 7/2

 

Course Introduction; Safety Video and Lecture; Check-In

Tuesday 7/3

Standard Operating Procedure Handout; pp. 1-26, 30, 38-40, 81-85

Error Analysis; Exp. 1: Basic Laboratory Techniques

Friday 7/6

pp. 87-92

Exp. 2: Molecular Weight of a Volatile Liquid

Monday 7/9

pp. 93-100, 41-2 (302C - right lab) OR

pp. 101-111, 27-29 (302A -left lab)

Exp. 3: Introduction to High Performance Liquid Chromatography ** (302C - right lab) OR

Exp. 4: Absorption Spectroscopy (302A left lab)

Tuesday 7/10

pp. 101-111, 27-29 (302C - right lab OR

pp. 93-100, 41-2 (302A - left lab)

Exp. 4: Absorption Spectroscopy (302C right lab) OR

Exp. 3: Introduction to High Performance Liquid Chromatography ** (302A - left lab)

Thursday 7/12

pp. 113-126, 31-32, 35-37

Exp. 5: Acid-Base Equilibrium

Standardization & Potentiometric Titration

Monday 7/16

 

Review 1:00p.m.-2:00p.m.;

Makeup lab for Experiments 1-5

2:00p.m.-5:50p.m.

Tuesday 7/17

 

Exam 1 covering Experiments 1-5

1:00p.m.-2:00p.m.

Thursday 7/19

pp. 127-133

Exp. 6: Thermodynamics **

Monday 7/23

pp. 135-143

Exp. 7: Formula Weight of an Ionic Compound

Tuesday 7/24

pp. 145-156

Exp. 8: Chemical Kinetics

Thursday 7/26

pp. 157-166

Exp. 9: Colligative Properties **

Determination of Kf of water and cyclohexane

Monday 7/30

pp. 167-174, 33-34

Exp. 10: Synthesis of Aspirin; Check-out

Tuesday 7/31

 

Review 1:00p.m.-2:00p.m.;

Makeup labs for Experiments 6-10

2:00p.m.-5:50p.m

Thursday 8/2

 

Course Evaluation 1:00p.m.-1:15p.m.;

Exam 2 covering Experiments 6-10

1:15p.m.-2:15p.m.

** The contents of these labs may be changed; handouts will be provided if necessary.