Chem14A_Outline8_Aqueous%20Equilibria

Chem14A_Outline8_Aqueous%20Equilibria - when an acid or...

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Lecture Schedule CHEM 14A Instructor: Dr. Laurence Lavelle FALL 2008 Aqueous Equilibria Read: 11.1 - 11.7 Do Problems: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37, 85, 87, 95, 99, 101 After going through the readings & problems and attending the lectures & discussion groups, you should be able to: Explain how buffer solutions resist changes in pH, and calculate the pH of a buffer solution. Select an appropriate buffer for a given pH. Explain what is meant by the buffer capacity of a solution, and calculate the pH change
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Unformatted text preview: when an acid or base is added to a buffer solution. Determine the relative concentrations of conjugate acid and base needed to prepare a buffer solution with a given pH. Interpret the features of the pH curve for the titration of a strong or weak acid with a strong base, or a strong or weak base with a strong acid, and calculate the pH at any point in the titration. Select an appropriate indicator for a given titration. Explain how blood is buffered....
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