Chem 125: General Chemistry for the Engineering Disciplines

 

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This schedule is an EVOLVING document. It should be used as a guide to the topics we will be studying and the dates for quizzes and exams. As the quarter progresses, items will be added and existing entries will be modified. It is your responsibility to check the syllabus on a regular basis to see what additions and modifications have been made since the schedule will change frequently throughout the quarter.

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Week

Topics

On your own (Homework)
Tuesday
Thursday
 

1

9/23 - 9/27

 

 

check markReview (on your OWN!) - Drawing Lewis Strctures, VSEPR Theory, and Polarity

check markIntermolecular Forces (IMFs)

check markProperties of Liquids

check markPhysical States of Matter

check markPhase Diagrams

 

 

check markReview on your own Lewis structures, VSEPR, and polarity (help below)

check markLewis Structure, VSEPR, Polairty, Review Notes (Chem 124) (*.pdf)

check markVSEPR Geometries Summary (Chem 124) (*.pdf)

check markReview Problems (Chem 124)

First-Day Survey Take the first day survey in PolyLearn for Chem 125 (Due 9/27 by 11:55 pm)

check markExcel Graphing Assignment (Due 10/1 in class)

Excel Data for Graphing Assignment above

check markWorksheet #1 You can do problems #1-7 and the IMFs/influence questions from the text after Thursday's lecture.

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 11 sections 3-4

IMFs in-class examples

Images/Notes for Class on IMFs (passed out in class on Tuesday)

IMFs Flowchart (*.pdf)

Relevant Sections of Text: Chapter 11, sections 5, 8 and 9

check markIntroduction and Lab Safety

check markEXP 1: Nitrite Lab (Typed, Due 10/3)

Graphing Tips (what the TAs will be looking at in your graphs)

Nitrite Report Form Download this report form, fill in your typed answers, print the final version to turn in on 10/3 (Typed, Due 10/3)

Options to Type Mathematical Equations

 

 

2

9/30 - 10/4

 

check markProperties of Liquids

check markSolubility

check markSolution Energetics

 

Start reading Chapter 12 all sections

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 11.5, 11.8, and 11.9

check markEXP 2A: Intermolecular ForcesYou need a pre-lab in your notebook for this experiment this week. (Due 10/10)

IMFs Report Form Print this report form ahead of time and bring to lab on Tuesday to also fill in as you go.

Lecture slides for class on Tuesday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

Quiz #1 in class moved to Thursday

You can do all of worksheet #1 after lecture on Tuesday.

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 12.2 and 12.3

check markEXP 2B: Intermolecular Forces (continued)

Quiz #1 in class

Ch. 12 in-class examples, Part 1

Lecture slides for class on Thursday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

How to grade your take-home quiz and sample

check markTake Home Quiz #1 (Corrected version due 10/8)

Take-home Quiz Key (CORRECTED!)


 

3

10/7 - 10/11

check markConcentration Calculations

check markColligative Properties

Finish reading Chapter 12

check markWorksheet #2 You can do all of these problems now.

check markWorksheet #3 You can do ALL of these problems now.

check markWorksheet #4 You can do ALL of these problems now.

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 12 sections 3 and 4

check markEXP 3A: Solubility Lab We will be doing Part 1 of the experiment today. (Typed, Due 10/17)

Take Home Quiz #1 due

Lecture slides for class on Tuesday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

Ch. 12 Lecture Examples Print out these examples ahead of time if you want to save yourself the trouble of writing these out. We will do one on Tuesday, several on Thursday, and more next week.

Solubility Report Form (Typed, Due 10/17)

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 12 section 5

check markEXP 3B: Solubility Lab We will be doing Part 2 of the experiment today. (Typed, Due 10/17)

Lecture slides for class on Thursday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

 

4

10/14 - 10/18

check markColligative Properties

Finish up Worksheet #4 this week

Finish reading Chapter 12

Start reading Chapter 13

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 12 sections 6 and 7

check markEXP 4A: Colligative Properties We will do up to and including the known solutions today. (Typed, Due 10/24)

Colligative Properties Report Form (Typed, Due 10/24)

Lecture slides for class on Tuesday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 13 sections 2 and 3

check markEXP 4B: Colligative Properties We will do the unknowns and prepared solution today. (Typed, Due 10/24)

Kinetics in-class examples, Part 1

Lecture slides for class on Thursday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

 

5

10/21 - 10/25

check markKinetics

Read Chapter 13

check markWorksheet #5 You can do ALL these problems now.

 

check markEXAM 1

Study Guide for Exam 1

Equations and Constants for Exam 1

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 13 sections 3 and 4

check markEXP 5A: Kinetics (Calibration) We will be doing Parts 1-3 today. (Part of the lab report for this portion due in class before you leave Tuesday.)

 

check markTake-home Quiz #2

Key to Take-home Quiz #2

Take Home Quiz #2 due 10/29 in class

 

6

10/28 - 11/1

check markKinetics

check markReaction Mechanisms

Finish reading Chapter 13 all sections

check markWorksheet #6 You can do problems #1-6 after lecture on Thursday.

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 13 section 4 and 5

check markEXP 5B: Kinetics Reactions with Bleach We will be doing parts 4 and 5 (the two trials with varying amount of bleach) today. (Part of the lab report for both of these due in class before you leave Tuesday.)

check markKinetics 5B: Helpful calculations pre-lab To not feel rushed during class on Tuesday, it may help to have these calculations completed before class. They will not be checked, but it may be nice to have a head start for class.

Lecture slides for class on Tuesday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

Additional lecture slides for class on Tuesday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

check markTake Home Quiz #2 due

 

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 13 sections 6

check markEXP 5C: Kinetics with Bleach, Part 2 (Typed, due 11/7)

Final Kinetics Report Form (Typed, due 11/7)

Kinetics in-class examples, part 2

Lecture slides for class on Thursday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

 

7

11/4 - 11/8

check markCatalysis

check markEquilibrium

check markLe Chatelier's Principle

Start reading Chapter 14

check markWorksheet #7: Equilibrium

 

 

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 13 section 7, Chapter 14 sections 2-6

check markEXP 6A: Equilibrium We will do parts 1-3 today.

check markQuiz #2 in class

Equations for Quiz #2 (in-class)

Equilibrium Lecture Examples

Lecture slides for class on Tuesday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 14 sections 5-9

check markEXP 6B: Equilibrium We will do part 4 today. (Typed, due 11/14)

Equilibrium Report Form (Typed, due 11/14)

 

 

8

11/11 - 11/15

M - No Class - Veteran's Day

check markFree Energy and Equilibrium

Review on your own Enthalpy (Delta H), Entropy (Delta S), and Gibbs Free Energy (Delta G) (help below)

Thermo Review

Thermo Review Text Problems

Read Chapter 17 section 8 and 9 (sections 1-7 are review from Chem 124)

check markWorksheet #8: Thermo

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 14 section 9, Chapter 17 sections 8-9

check markThermo Lecture Examples

Lecture slides for class on Tuesday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

EXAM 2

Study Guide for Exam 2

Equations and Constants for Exam 2

check markEXP 7: Thermodynamics This experiment has been moved to Thursday based on where we are in lecture. (Typed, Due 11/21)

Thermo Report Form (Typed, Due 11/21)

 

9

11/18 - 11/22

Electrochemistry

Start reading Chapter 18 all sections

check markWorksheet #9 You can do ALL the problems after lecture on Tuesday (before Thanksgiving).

Reduction Potentials for Worksheet #9 and lab (you need these values for the worksheet, print if you want it with your worksheet, or just access it without printing)

Electrochemistry Lecture Examples

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 18 sections 1-4

check markEXP 8A: Electrochemistry We will do parts 2 and 3 today.

Electrochemistry A Report Form (Due 11/26)

Lecture slides for class on Tuesday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 18 sections 5, 6, and 9

check markEXP 8B: Electrochemistry We will do part 1 today.

Corrosion Report Form (Due 12/3)

Lecture slides for class on Thursday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

check markTake Home Quiz #3(Due 11/26 in class)

New bannerTake Home Quiz #3 Key (now posted here and in PolyLearn)

 

10

11/25 - 11/29

Electrochemistry

Acids and Bases

Finish reading Chapter 18 all sections

Start reading Chapter 15, sections TBD

Electrolytic Cell Examples

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 15 sections ?

Take Home Quiz #3 due

Lecture slides for class on Tuesday 4 slides per page or 6 slides per page

No Class - Thanksgiving Holiday

 

11

12/2 - 12/6

Acids and Bases

Finish reading Chapter 15 all relevant sections

Worksheet #10

Acids and Bases Examples

Relevant sections of text: Chapter 15 sections 3-6 and Chapter 16 section 4 (For all of these, only look to degree discussed in lecture. There is WAY more detail here than we discussed.)

In-class assignment/lab TBD

New bannerRelevant sections of text: Same as Tuesday

In-class assignment/lab TBD

Quiz #3 in class

 
Finals

Final Exam - Tuesday, December 10, 2013 1:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

New bannerReview Session Monday: 1:10 - 3 pm in our classroom

New bannerStudy Guide for Final Exam

New bannerEquations and Constants for Final Exam