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Unformatted text preview: Chem 1412 Syllabus Lone Star College-CyFair is committed to your success! One of our cultural beliefs is Students Matter! If you are experiencing challenges achieving your academic goals, please contact your advisor or instructor. Advisors can provide assistance with questions related to academics, while the Counseling office can assist with ADA accommodations and personal barriers. All concerns related to classroom instruction must first be addressed with the instructor. Evaluation of Instruction Lone Star College-CyFair is committed to acting intentionally about student success. As part of its institutional effectiveness efforts, our instructors are assessed in several ways. For the continuous improvement of our instruction, all students are encouraged to provide input for each course they take each semester using the Course Evaluations Questionnaire, which can be accessed through your myLonestar account. 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We promote equity in academic access through the implementation of reasonable accommodations as required by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title V, Sections 504 and 508, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAAA). These laws enable students with disabilities to participate in and benefit from all post-secondary educational courses and activities. A student requesting accommodations for a disability must contact the Counseling/Disability Services Office and register for services. The Assistive Technology Lab is available for students who benefit from its various technologies to convert text to speech, magnify items, convert text to Braille, etc. after their accommodations have been determined by the Counseling office. If possible, the student requesting services should make an initial contact with the office at least 4 weeks prior to the start of the first class. Any disability related documentation and requests for assistive technology should be submitted to the Disability Services office, which is located on the LSC-CyFair campus in CASA 109. You may contact Stephanie Dillon, Disability Services Counselor, at 281-290-3260 or 281-290-3533 or [email protected] for additional information and/or to schedule an appointment. Additional information may be accessed online at Page 3 of 10 Revised 08/01/2017 Course Information Instructor contact information Instructor: Dr. Emmanuel C. Sikabwe Office: E-mail: [email protected] Office Phone: I can be reached via email Office Hours: By Appointment only Website: D2L Welcome to Course Title: General Chemistry II Course Subject: Chemistry Course Number & Section: CHEM 1412-5007/8 Credit Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 3 External Hours: Total Contact Hours: 96 (All hrs. x 16) CEU’s (if linked w/ credit course): NOTE: divide the credit contact hours by 10 to get the Continuing Education Units. Term and Year: Fall 2017 Class Days & Times: Class Room Location: MWF: 10:15 – 11:10 HSC2 - 249 Lab Days & Times: Lab Room Location: MWF: 11:20 – 12:15 HSC2 - 251 N/A Course overview Catalog Description: Catalog Description: CHEM 1412 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY II 4 Credits (3 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.) A continuation of CHEM 1411, reviewing solutions and including studies in kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, thermodynamics, electrochemistry and an introduction to various other areas of chemistry. Appropriate laboratory experiments are included. (4005015703) Student Learning Outcomes: 1 - State the characteristics of liquids and solids, including phase diagrams and spectrometry. 2 - Articulate the importance of intermolecular interactions and predict trends in physical properties. 3 - Identify the characteristics of acids, bases, and salts, and solve problems based on their quantitative relationships. 4 - Identify and balance oxidation-reduction equations, and solve redox titration problems. 5 - Determine the rate of a reaction and its dependence on concentration, time, and temperature. 6 - Apply the principles of equilibrium to aqueous systems using LeChatelier's Principle to predict the effects of concentration, pressure, and temperature changes on equilibrium mixtures 7 - Analyze and perform calculations with the thermodynamic functions, enthalpy, entropy, and free energy. 8 - Discuss the construction and operation of galvanic and electrolytic electrochemical cells, and determine standard and non-standard cell potentials. 9 - Define nuclear decay processes. 10 - Describe basic principles of organic chemistry and descriptive inorganic chemistry. 11 - Demonstrate safe and proper handling of laboratory equipment and chemicals. 13 - Conduct basic laboratory experiments with proper laboratory techniques. Page 4 of 10 Revised 08/01/2017 14 - Make careful and accurate experimental observations. 15 - Relate physical observations and measurements to theoretical principles. 16 - Interpret laboratory results and experimental data, and reach logical conclusions. 17 - Record experimental work completely and accurately in laboratory notebooks and communicate experimental results clearly in written reports. 18 - Design fundamental experiments involving principles of chemistry and chemical instrumentation. 19 - Identify appropriate sources of information for conducting laboratory experiments involving principles of chemistry In our efforts to prepare students for a changing world, students may be expected to utilize computer technology while enrolled in classes, certificate, and/or degree programs within LSC. The specific requirements are listed below: Being able to use D2L to access syllabus, study guides, discussion board, download/play powerpoint files and videos, etc . Getting ready Prerequisites: CHEM 1411 AND MATH 1314 OR placement by testing; ENGL 0305 or ENGL 0365 or ENGL 0115 AND ENGL 0307 or ENGL 0375 or ENGL 0117 OR higher level course (ENGL 1301) OR placement by testing. ENGL 0309 or ENGL 0310 also meets prerequisite Co-requisites: Required Material: Textbook: General Chemistry 10th edition, by Ebbing & Gammon ISBN 13:978-1-111-98939-2; Lab Notebook (Composition Book); Scientific Calculator; Separate notebook for Lectures and Laboratory. The Lab Manual and report/lab note book guidelines are uploaded on D2L. Optional Materials or Reference Texts: N/A Instructor guidelines and policies Attendance: Attendance in both lecture and laboratory is mandatory. If you miss an exam or lab, contact me at your earliest convenience, to make-up the exam or experiment and avoid receiving a zero for that exam or lab. To receive credit for assignments due on the day of your absence emailed me (D2L) the assignments within 24 hours of your absence. You may miss only four labs. Contact me if you miss a fifth lab, to determine if experiments can be made up in a different section, and avoid having to drop the class. It is mandatory that students view the laboratory safety video prior to working on experiments Assignments: 1. The textbook is a resource to help you meet the objectives. Work all recommended problems from the sections of each chapter. 2. The suggested textbook problems Use the answers at the end of the book to check your home-work questions, Make sure you can work assigned problems before each exam. Ask questions in class for any problem(s) you do not understand. Assigned Problems are on page 6 3. Pre-Lab Questions are assigned to ensure that you read the lab instructions before coming to lab. You will need to read the lab instructions in order to answer the questions and turn-in your pre-lab at the beginning of each lab. 4. Lab work is mandatory. The experiments will help students prepare for exams, and develop fundamental laboratory skills needed for further lab work academically or professionally. Students are required to have a Laboratory Notebook which will be graded with the corresponding lab. The experimental data sheet/ results are due with each lab report. Page 5 of 10 Revised 08/01/2017 Make-up Exams: If you missed an exam and have a valid excuse, please make arrangements to take make-up before the exam is returned to the class. After the exam is returned, it is too late for a make-up and you will receive a zero on that exam. Exams are worth 100 points each; your lowest grade of the 4 exams will be dropped. Electronic devices: You may use your phones out in the hallway at your own discretion, with consideration to your lab partner. Department/Division Contact: Should you have a problem during this class that cannot be resolved with your instructor, you should contact: Dr. Ann Vanheerden by email ([email protected]) or by phone at 281290-3909. GRADE DETERMINATION: Percent of Final Average 10 % Your grade will be determined by the following Details Points Homework Graded assigned problems and quizzes 200 Exam I Materials from Chap. 12, 13 100 Exam II Materials from Chap. 14 and 15 100 Exam III Materials from Chap. 16 and 17 100 Exam IV Material from Chap. 18, 19, and 20 100 Laboratory Reports Lab reports, Lab notebook, Lab Exam 900 25% Final Exam (a comprehensive exam that will also include chapter 23) 200 20% Total: (Your best 3 scores will be counted for the 45 %) 1700 100% 45 % Graded Homework* Note:- Always show all your work .Most answers are in Appendix. (even numbered question, see the previous odd #). I should be able to read what you have written; otherwise, the question is considered unanswered. Problem Set #1 - Chap.12 – 23, 28, 46, 55, 47, 49, 51, 55, 56, 57, 63, 65, 69,75, 103 Problem Set #2 – Chap.13 – 43, 44, 45, 53, 55, 59, 63, 65, 67, 68, 75, 77, 79, 89, 117 Problem Set #3 – Chap.14 – 24, 29, 30, 31, 33, 39, 41, 43, 48, 51, 53, 61, 65, 67, 91 Problem Set #4 – Chap.15 – 47, 53, 71, 74, 93, 95, 97, 98 – Chap. 16 - 69, 71, 73, 75, 76, 77, 79, 85, 87, 91 Problem Set #5. – Chap. 17 – 29, 31, 33, 37, 39, 47, 51, 63, 65, 79, 81, 87, 91, 101, 105 Problem Set # 6 – Chap.18 - 33, 35, 39, 41, 45, 49, 53, 61, 69, 71, 73, 77, 83, 87, 89, 99 Problem Set #7 – Chap.19 – 33, 36, 55, 57, 58, 59, 65, 67, 69, 73, 75, , 81, 85, 87, 89, 95, 97, 98 Problem Set #8 – Chap. 20 – 35, 45, 4...
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