Wizard
Syllabus and Schedule
Witch
Fall - 2017



The [Lec Notes] links below are pdf versions of the lectures. They should be printed out and used as reference when viewing the Echo 360 Lectures on the course Blackboard Page.


The "Flow Chart" links are concise logical summaries of the experimental procedures for each laboratory exercise. They should be printed out and brought to Laboratory each day.



BiWeekly Laboratory Scheduled


       

WEEK 1: (Aug 30 - Sept 1) General Information, Orientation

   

Assignment: Read SUSB-001a and SUPL-001; Learning Objectives
In Laboratory: Watch Safety Video; Complete Safety Quiz;
Obtain Lab Coat

   
     

WEEKS 2 & 3: (Sep 6 - 8 & Sep 13 - 15) Introduction to Laboratory Measurements  

   

Assignment: Read SUSB-003, Do Oscer Pre-Lab 1
Learning Objectives
In Laboratory: Complete and turn in signed Safety agreement (in SUSB-001a)
You must have Safety Goggles beginning wit
h this Laboratory

   

Supplementary Information:
Pre-lab Problem SUSB-003 Introduction to Significant Figures

A discussion of Averages, Average Deviations and Percent Deviations

Calculations for this exercise

Accuracy and Precision of the Class A Buret

     

HOME ASSIGNMENT 1: Virtual Lab 1

The Assignment will be posted on the course Blackboard page

   
 

WEEKS 4 & 5: (Sep 20 - 22 & Sep 27 - 29) Gravimetric Determination of Sodium Bicarbonate in a Mixture

   

Assignment: Read SUSB-052; Do Oscer Pre-Lab 2
Learning Objectives


Virtual Lab 1 Due

 

Supplementary Information:
Calculations for this exercise
Slide Show demonstrating
weighing by difference

     
     
WEEKS 6 & 7: (Oct 4 - 6 & Oct 11 - 13) Gasometric Determination of Sodium Bicarbonate in a Mixture       

Assignment: Read SUSB-054; Do Oscer Pre-Lab 3

Learning Objectives

 

Supplementary Information:
Calculations for this exercise
Slide Show demonstrating weighing by difference
Can we ignore the HCl in the gas phase?

 

HOME ASSIGNMENT: Virtual Lab 2

The Assignment will be posted on the course Blackboard page.

   
 
WEEKS 8 & 9: (Oct 18 - 20 & Oct 25 - 27) Enthalpy of Neutralization Reactions: SUSB - 053    

Assignment: Read SUSB-053; Do OSCER Pre-Lab 4
Review SUPL-004 (Graphing)

Learning Objectives


Virtual Lab 2 Due
Quiz 1
 

Supplementary Information:
The calculations involved in this exercise are described here
What is the true value of ΔHdis?

   
     
     
WEEKS 10 & 11: (Nov 1 - 3 & Nov 8 - 10) Strength of Vinegar by Acid-Base Titration       

Assignment: Read SUSB-011; Do OSCER Pre-Lab 5
Learning Objectives

 

Supplementary Information:
Calculations for this exercise

Curtipot - A spectacular acid-base titration spreadsheet
Discussion of the approximation that pH = pKa at the half titration point
Review use of the buret

Links dealing with vinegar
Slide Show demonstrating weighing by difference

A possible Concept Map for Titration of Vinegar


 

HOME ASSIGNMENT: Virtual Lab 3

The Assignment will be posted on the course Blackboard page.

   
 
WEEKS 12 & 14: (Nov 15-17 & Nov 29-DEC 1) Reduction of Vanillin to Vanillyl Alcohol - Infrared Studies       

Assignment: Read SUSB-039 and SUPL-005;
Do OSCER Pre-Lab 6

Practice Exercise in Interpretation of IR Spectra
Learning Objectives

Virtual Lab 3 Due
 

Supplementary Information:

Calculations for SUSB-039

Review how to conduct a vacuum filtration  Also, a Slide Show on vacuum filtration

Links to Infrared Spectroscopy

FTIR spectra by Attenuated Total Reflectance
A review of melting points

NOTE : WEEK 13: (Nov 22 - 24)       THANKSGIVING BREAK

 

   
       
WEEK 15: (Dec 6-8) All Sections      
QUIZ 2


Last Update: RFS 2015-11-03