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CHM 285: Advanced General Chemistry II

MWF • EPLY 107 • 11:00 AM-12:15 PM • Spring 2017

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 1/09/17
1/11/17
Syllabus
Course Overview
1/13/17
Review of SFs
Solutions and Solvation Energy
§1.9, §12.1-2
Two 1/16/17
University Closed
No lecture
1/18/17
Units of Concentration
§12.3
1/20/17
Henry's Law and Raoult's Law
§12.4, 6, 9
Three 1/23/17
Reaction Rates
§13.1
1/25/17
Rate Laws
§13.2-3
1/27/17
Zeroth and First Order Integrated Rate Laws
§13.4-5
Four 1/30/17
Second Order Integrated Rate Law and Plots of Rate Laws
§13.4-6
2/01/17
Reaction Mechanisms
§13.9-11
2/03/17
Rate Constants and Temperature
§13.7-8, 12
Five 2/06/17
The Equilibrium Constant Kc
§14.1-2
2/08/17
Exam I
Chs. 12-13
2/10/17
Using the Equilibrium Constant
§14.5
Six 2/13/17
The Equilibrium Constant Kp and Kinetics
§14.3-4, 10
2/15/17
Le Châtelier's Principle
§14.6-9
2/17/17
Brønsted-Lowry Acid-Base Theory
§15.1-2, 4
Seven 2/20/17
The pH of Strong Acids and Bases and Weak Acids
§15.5, 7-9
2/22/17
Percent Dissociation and Polyprotic Acids
§15.10-11
2/24/17
Weak Bases and Salt Solutions
§15.12-14
Eight 2/27/17
Predicting Acid Strength and Lewis Acid-Base Theory
§15.3, 15
3/01/17
Neutralization Reactions
§16.1
3/03/17
Exam II
Chs. 14-15
Spring Break
 
Nine 3/13/17
Buffer Solutions
§16.2-4
3/15/17
pH Titrations
§16.5-9
3/17/17
pH Titrations, con't.
Ten 3/20/17
pH Titrations, con't.
3/22/17
Solubility Equilibria
§16.10-13
3/24/17
Activity and Activity Coefficients
Harris, §12.1-2
Eleven 3/27/17
Activity and Activity Coefficients, con't.
3/29/17
The Systematic Treatment of Equilibrium
Harris, §12.3-4
3/31/17
The Systematic Treatment of Equilibrium, con't.
Twelve 4/03/17
Entropy and Probability
§17.1-3
4/05/17
Exam III
Chs. 16 & Harris 12
4/07/17
Calculating Entropy Changes
§17.4-6
Thirteen 4/10/17
Gibbs Free Energy
§17.7-9
4/12/17
Gibbs Free Energy and Equilibrium
§17.10-11
4/14/17
Good Friday
No lecture
Fourteen 4/17/17
Easter Monday
No lecture
4/19/17
Balancing Redox Reactions
§18.1
4/21/17
Galvanic Cells
§18.2-3
Fifteen 4/24/17
Cell Potentials and Gibbs Free Energy
§18.4-5
4/26/17
Using Standard Reduction Potentials and the Nernst Equation
§18.6-8
4/28/17
Equilibrium and Electrolysis
§18.9, 12, 14
Finals Week Exam IV: Chs. 17-18
Tuesday, 2 May 2017
3:30 - 5:10 PM
Final Course Grade Distribution

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