Summary: This new lab manual for general chemistry courses provides superior microscale experiments that can also help departments to meet the growing problems of cost and disposal. The manual's cost-effective approach makes use of milligram and submilliter quantities of reagents and solvents. A "Cleaning-Up" feature also teaches students about waste disposal and hazardous waste. In addition to being safe, inexpensive, and fast, the experiments provided in this impo
rtant new manual are also unique, carefully worked-out, and highly illustrative of the basic principles of general chemistry.
Summary: This new lab manual for general chemistry courses provides superior microscale experiments that can also help departments to meet the growing problems of cost and disposal. The manual's cost-effective approach makes use of milligram and submilliter quantities of reagents and solvents. A "Cleaning-Up" feature also teaches students about waste disposal and hazardous waste. In addition to being safe, inexpensive, and fast, the experiments provided in this important new manual are also unique, carefully worked-out, and highly illustrative of the basic principles of general chemistry. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:97 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Published: 03/25/1997 International: No
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Williamson, Kenneth L. : Mount Holyoke College
Ken Williamson is retired from Mt. Holyoke College where he taught the organic chemistry laboratory course. He is an established authority on microscale techniques who regularly holds workshops and travels to campuses in the U.S., Canada, and Europe to demonstrate the use of microscale.
Little, John : St. Mary's High School
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1. Observing a Chemical Reaction 2. Densities of Organic Liquids 3. Separation of a Mixture 4. Crystallization 5. Sublimation 6. Solubility and Solutions 7. Isolation of the Silver in a Dime 8. Synthesis of Manganese (II) Chloride 9. Analysis of Copper Oxide 10. Gravimetric Determination of Chloride Ion Concentration 11. Gravimetric Determination of Sulfate Ion Content 12. Carbonate or Bicarbonate? 13. Hydrates: Structure and Properties 14. Periodic Trends in Physical Properties: Densities of Unknowns 15. Distillation 16. Avogadros Law 17. Charles Law: Temperature/Volume Relationships for Gases 18. Determination of the Molar Volume of a Gas and the Universal Gas Constant 19. Oxidation-Reduction Reactions 20. Analysis by Oxidation-Reduction Titration 21. Concentration of Hydrogen Peroxide 22. The Oxidation State of Nitrogen 23. Micro-Electrolysis of a Salt 24. Calorimetry: Heat of Fusion of Ice, Heat of Neutralization, Specific Heat of a Metal, Heat of Solution 25. Thermodynamics of Oxidation of Acetone by Hypochlorite 26. Reaction Kinetics: The Aldol Condensation of Acetone with Benzaldehyde 27. Metal Reactivities The Activity Series for Metals 28. Nonmetal Reactivities The Activity Series for Non-metals 29. Synthesis and Analysis of an Iron Compound 30. Partition Coefficient of an Organic Acid 31. Gas Chemistry: Sulfur Dioxide 32. Gas Chemistry: Ammonia 33. Gas Chemistry: Carbon Dioxide 34. Determination of Molar Mass by Vapor Density The Dumas Method of Molecular Weight Determination 35. Solubility, Complex Ions, and Qualitative Analysis 36. Water Softening 37. Growing Crystals in Gels 38. Synthesis and Analysis of Aspirin 39. Synthesis of Esters 40. Oxidation-Reduction Dyeing with Indigo, The Blue Jeans Dye 41. Synthesis of Slime
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