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LYCOMING COLLEGE                                         &n bsp;                                   David A. Franz
CHEMISTRY 332W                 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 1998                 HBC 232
 
COURSE DESCRIPTION: CLASS HOURS: OFFICE HOURS: MATERIALS: HOUR EXAMS: STOICH. EXAM: QUIZZES: HOMEWORK: LAB REPORTS: INDIVIDUAL PROJECT: GRADING SCHEME:
 
Exam and Quizzes  400  (3 exams, plus quizzes, scaled to 400 pts)
Lab Experiments 400  (7 reports, 1 Stoich. Exam, scaled to 400 pts)
Individual Projects 200  (Position Paper, Final Report, Oral Report, Lab Eval)
Extra Credit  3 pts added for each Chem Colloquium attended (maximum of 21 pts.)
  Letter grades will be assigned on the following basis: 100-90%=A; 89-88=A-; 87-86=B+; 85-80=B; 79-78=B-; 77-76=C+; 75-68=C; 67-66=C-; 65-63=D+; 62-58=D; 57-56=D-; <56, F  

LECTURE/TEXT ORGANIZATION: Probable order of topics with text chapters in parentheses.

    1. The Chemical Analysis vs. the final measurement (0)

    2. Stoichiometry review (1,7)

    3. Experimental Error, Statistics, and Calibrations (3, 4, 5)

    4. Capillary electrophoresis (24)

    5. Solubility equilibria (6)

    6. Activity (8)

    EXAM I

    7. Monoprotic acid-base equilibria, buffers, and titrations (10, 12)

    8. Polyprotic acid-base equilibria, buffers, and titrations (11, 12)

    9. EDTA titrations (13)

    EXAM II

    10. Optical methods (19, 20, 21)

    11. Atomic Spectroscopy (22)

    12. Chromatography, GC, and HPLC (23, 24, 25)

    EXAM III
 
 

OTHER CHAPTERS OF PARTICULAR UTILITY TO CHEM 332W:

    Tools of the Trade (2)

    pH Electrodes (15-4) and Sodium Electrodes (15-5)

    Sample Preparation (28)
    
 

GRADED LAB REPORTS (individual work on Composite Electrolyte Solution (CES) except as noted)

    1. (3.5 d) Gravimetric Analysis of Chloride (individual CES and report)

    2. (2.5 d) Volumetric Analysis of Chloride (individual CES and report)

    3. (3.0 d) Capillary Electrophoresis (group effort and report)

    4. (2.0 d) Potentiometric Acid-Base Titrations (group effort and report)

    5. (1.0 d) Potentiometric Electrode Analysis of Sodium (group calibrations, individual CES and report)

    6. (2.0 d) Spectrophotometric Analysis of Chloride (group calibrations, individual CES and report)

    7. (1.0 d) Atomic Absorption Analysis of Calcium (group calibrations, individual CES and report)

    8. (1.0 d) Stoichiometry Proficiency Exam

 
 
LYCOMING COLLEGE                     1998 SCHEDULE                     CHEMISTRY 332W
 
Date Class topic (MWF)  Lab event (T R) 
08/31 Introduction  T - Check-in; Balance Work
09/02 Gravimetric Analysis & Calculations  R - Pipet/Buret Calibrations
09/04  Volumetric Analysis & Calculations 
09/07  Stoichiometry Review  T - #1, Gravimetric Chloride (due 9/24)
09/09  Significant Figures; Propagation of Errors  R - #1, Grav. Cl. 
09/11  STOICHIOMETRY EXAM I
09/14 Treatment of Data & Errors  T - #1, Grav. Cl.
09/16  Statistical Tests  R - #1, Grav. Cl.; prep for #2, Volumetric Chloride
09/18  Review: Statistics
09/21  Calibration Methods  T - Project & Library (Position Paper due 10/20)
09/23  Equilibrium Review  R - #2, Volumetric Chloride (due 10/08)
09/25  Review: Calibrations & Standards
09/28 Solubility Equilibrium  T - #2, Vol. Cl
09/30  Solubility Equilibrium  R - Demonstration of CE
10/02 Activities and Ionic Strength
10/05  Review  T - HOUR EXAM I
10/07  Acid-Base Definitions  R - #3, Capillary Electrophoresis 
10/09  pH Calculations 
10/12  Hydrolysis of Salts  T - #3 CE
10/14  Review  R - #3, CE 
10/16  LONG WEEKEND 
10/19  Buffers  T - Project Position Paper & Oral Report
10/21  Titration Curves and Indicators  R - #4, Potentiometric A/B Titrations 
10/23  STOICHIOMETRY EXAM II
10/26  Review  T - #4, Pot. A/B
10/28 Polyprotic Acids  R - #5, Potentiometric Sodium Electrode
10/30  Polyprotic Acids
11/02  Special Cases T - #6, Spectrophotometric Chloride
11/04 EDTA Titrations  R - #6, Spec. Cl 
11/06 Review
11/09  Spectrophotometry & Beer's Law T - "HOUR" EXAM II
11/11  Quantitative Applications  R - #7, Atomic Absorption of Calcium
11/13  Review 
11/16  Instrumental Design  T - Project
11/18  Atomic Absorption (AA)  R - Project
11/20  Review 
11/23  AA Methods, Applications  T - Project
11/25  THANKSGIVING RECESS 
11/27  Review: leftovers 
11/30  Chromatography  T - Project
12/02  Gas Chrom. (GC)  R - Project
12/04  STOICHIOMETRY EXAM III
12/07 Evaluations T - Check-out
12/09  High Performance Liquid Chrom. (HPLC)  R - PROJECT REPORT & ORAL PRESENTATION
12/11  Review
12/14  Exam Week  TBA HOUR EXAM III 

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