Lecture 2 - Comments from Last Class This Course is a one...

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Comments from Last Class This Course is a one semester replacement to the regular two semester General Chemistry I and II sequence Course for the following majors or intended majors: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Information Systems Survey Results: 73% think they will receive an A 19% B 8% did not answer
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Need chemistry to understand current problems in society Water and air pollution Acid rain Ozone depletion and chlorofluorocarbons Global Warming Pesticides Food Additives Waste disposal and land fill contamination Household cleaners Clean fuels Plastic products
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Definitions of Chemistry Chemistry: the “central science” deals with the composition, properties, and behavior of materials and the ways materials can be transformed Raw Materials of Chemistry: metals, minerals, coal, petroleum, sea water, atmospheric gases, and materials from plants and animals Applied chemistry: understand chemistry for practical use, produce synthetic (human made) materials basis for the chemical industry Materials chemistry: study of the properties of materials Experimental Science: it progresses by means of experiments and observations
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Chapter 1 “Introduction to Chemistry” Road Map Insight into Aluminum The Study of Chemistry The Macroscopic Perspective The Microscopic Perspective Symbolic Representation The Science of Chemistry: Observation and Models Observations and Interpreting Observations Models in Science Numbers and Measurements in Chemistry Units , Numbers and Significant Figures Problem Solving in Chemistry and Engineering Using Ratios
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Chapter Objectives 1. Describe how chemistry and engineering helped
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2010 for the course CHM 2045 taught by Professor Brant during the Fall '08 term at University of South Florida - Tampa.

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Lecture 2 - Comments from Last Class This Course is a one...

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