Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:40–4:00 PM, 138 Chemistry (Sections 13-24, 26, 27)
Prerequisite: Passing grade in CEM 141 or CEM 151 or CEM 181H or LBS/LBC 171
Kinetics; gaseous equilibria; acids and bases; pH; buffers; hydroly
sis; titrations; heterogeneous equilibria; thermodynamics; redox and electrochemistry;
transition metal chemistry; nuclear chemistry; main group chemistry.
Prof. Lynmarie Posey
, 5-9715 x210
[N.B. When sending e-mail, please put CEM 142 in the subject line and send e-mail
from your MSU account.]
Office Hours: Mondays 9:30-10:30 AM (starting 1/21/08), Wednesdays 2-3 PM (starting
1/9/08) and by appointment
General Chemistry Office Staff
Ms. Wendy Whitford
, General Chemistry Coordinator,
Dr. Steve Poulios
, Undergraduate Program Manager,
The General Chemistry Office is located in Room 185, Chemistry and is open from 8
AM–12 PM and 1 PM–5 PM, M–F. The phone number is 5-9715 x322.
A list of names and recitation assignments will be distributed next week.
Chemistry: The Practical Science
, Volume 2 by P. Kelter, M. Mosher, A. Scott, and C. W.
McLaughlin (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 2008). [ISBN 978-0-618-99035-1]
N.B.This is a custom-published edition that contains only the chapters of the full text
that are used in CEM 142. In addition, a supplementary chapter entitled “Chemistry of
Main Group Elements” taken from General Chemistry, 8th ed. by Ebbing and Gammon
Supplemental Materials (Recommended)
Chemistry 142 Lecture Notes
by P. W. W. Hunter (ISBN 0-9630471-7-5) is available from
the General Chemistry Office and local bookstores for $10.
Chemistry 142 Examinations and Solutions 2001–2007
(ISBN 0-9630471-2-4) can be
purchased in the General Chemistry Office and local bookstores for $15.
Chemistry 142 Study Guide
, P. W. W. Hunter and A. M. Pollock (ISBN 0-759-35457-X)
can be purchased at the local bookstores.
Wednesday, February 13, 7:15–8:35 PM, First Mid-term Examination
Wednesday, March 26, 7:15–8:35 PM, Second Mid-term Examination
Wednesday, April 30, 12:45–2:45 PM, Final Examination
Saturdays at 8 AM, CAPA Problem Sets are due. (See CEM 142 Calendar for dates.)
Students who have a
with the Wednesday evening mid-term examina
tions may sign up in the General Chemistry Office to take the make-up exams which
will be given during class (2:40–4:00 PM) on Thursday, February 14 and Thursday,
March 27. You must sign up in advance and receive permission to take the make-up