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CHM 285: Advanced General Chemistry II

MWF • EPLY 107 • 11:00 AM-12:15 PM • Spring 2018

Course Syllabus
Blueline Course Site
Typical Weekly Schedule A Pedagogical Philosophy Academic Resources

Lecture Schedule
Topics may be modified as the semester progresses.
Lecture notes, problem set solutions, and detailed exam solutions will be posted on the course Blueline site.
Week Monday Wednesday Friday
One 1/08/18
1/10/18
Syllabus
Course Overview
1/12/18
Review of Significant Figures
Solutions and Solvation Energy
§1.9, §12.1-2
Two 1/15/18
Units of Concentration
§12.3
1/17/18
Henry's Law and Raoult's Law
§12.4, 6, 9
1/19/18
More Colligative Properties
§12.5, 7-8
Three 1/22/18
University Closed
1/24/18
Reaction Rates
§13.1
1/26/18
Rate Laws
§13.2-3
Four 1/29/18
Zeroth and First Order Integrated Rate Laws
§13.4-5
1/31/18
Second Order Integrated Rate Law and Plots of Rate Laws
§13.4-6
2/02/18
Reaction Mechanisms
§13.9-11
Five 2/05/18
Rate Constants and Temperature
§13.7-8, 12
2/07/18
The Equilibrium Constant Kc
§14.1-2
2/09/18
Exam I
Chs. 12-13
Six 2/12/18
Using the Equilibrium Constant
§14.5
2/14/18
The Equilibrium Constant Kp and Kinetics
§14.3-4, 10
2/16/18
Le Châtelier's Principle
§14.6-9
Seven 2/19/18
Brønsted-Lowry Acid-Base Theory
§15.1-2, 4
2/21/18
The pH of Strong Acids and Bases and Weak Acids
§15.5, 7-9
2/23/18
Percent Dissociation and Polyprotic Acids
§15.10-11
Eight 2/26/18
Weak Bases and Salt Solutions
§15.12-14
2/28/18
Neutralization Reactions
§16.1
3/02/18
Exam II
Chs. 14-15
Spring Break
 
Nine 3/12/18
Buffer Solutions
§16.2-4
3/14/18
pH Titrations
§16.5-9
3/16/18
pH Titrations, con't.
Ten 3/19/18
pH Titrations, con't.
3/21/18
Solubility Equilibria
§16.10-13
3/23/18
Activity and Activity Coefficients
Harris, §12.1-2
Eleven 3/26/18
Activity and Activity Coefficients, con't.
3/28/18
The Systematic Treatment of Equilibrium
Harris, §12.3-4
3/30/18
Good Friday
No lecture
Twelve 4/02/18
Easter Monday
No lecture
4/04/18
The Systematic Treatment of Equilibrium, con't.
4/06/18
Entropy and Probability
§17.1-3
Thirteen 4/09/18
Exam III
Chs. 16 & Harris 12
4/11/18
Calculating Entropy Changes
§17.4-6
4/13/18
Gibbs Free Energy
§17.7-9
Fourteen 4/16/18
Gibbs Free Energy and Equilibrium
§17.10-11
4/18/18
Balancing Redox Reactions
§18.1
4/20/18
Galvanic Cells
§18.2-3
Fifteen 4/23/18
Cell Potentials and Gibbs Free Energy
§18.4-5
4/25/18
Using Standard Reduction Potentials and the Nernst Equation
§18.6-8
4/27/18
Equilibrium and Electrolysis
§18.9, 12, 14
Finals Week Exam IV: Chs. 17-18
Tuesday, 1 May 2018
3:30 - 5:10 PM
Final Course Grade Distribution

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