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Unformatted text preview: Chemistry 2101: Introductory Analytical Chemistry Fall 2010 – 3 Credits Fall 350 Anderson Hall Anderson MWF 11:15 – 12:05 • Introduction to Chemical Analysis, i.e., the quantification of the amount of a particular compound in particular samples. • Topics from fundamentals encountered in Analytical Chemistry (e.g., statistics and chemical equilibria) to specific techniques, such as titrations, electrochemical sensors, spectroscopy, and 1 chromatography. Instructor: Instructor: Phil Buhlmann Phil 325 Smith Hall 624-1431 [email protected] [email protected] 2 3 Instructor: Instructor: Phil Buhlmann Phil 325 Smith Hall 624-1431 [email protected] [email protected] 4 Did you receive my e-mail? 5 Moodle Web Site: • Information regarding the course and important dates can be found at the Moodle course site. can • Log into Moodle at http://www.myu.umn.edu by clicking http://www.myu.umn.edu the My Courses tab. My • Firefox is the recommend web browser on both Windows and Macintosh. • Lecture notes will be posted. It is recommended that you Lecture print a copy of ppt files before coming to class. This will allow you to add your own notes to the figures and graphs that we discuss in class. Blackboard notes will be posted after the lecture. after • A general forum has been set up to facilitate general communication among students. communication 6 Instructor: Instructor: Phil Buhlmann Phil 325 Smith Hall 624-1431 [email protected] [email protected] Office Hours: ?? ?? (Appointments can be made through e-mail if you are unable to attend during these times.) unable TAs: Shared with CHEM 2111. Will be in 2101 only for TAs: grading and proctoring. grading 7 Did anyone experience problems with Moodle? 8 Read the syllabus! (Assignment #0) 9 Text: Daniel C. Harris, “Exploring Chemical Analysis, 4th edition”, W.H. Freeman and Company, New York, W.H. 2009. This text is available at the University of Minnesota Bookstore. Can the 3rd edition be used too? Can => Class Moodle page: open forum. => It is expected that all students will perform the reading before class. perform 10 Good Old Memories: Good “Chemistry–The Molecular Nature of Matter and Chemistry–The Change” Change” 11 Assignments: • Problem sets covering the topics discussed in class will be assigned. be • First problem set is posted on class Moodle site. First • Keys will be posted. 12 One-Minute Paper • Submit by e-mail two 1-min papers within 24 h after lectures in nth week of the semester (n: last digit of your student number). • Putting the course content in your own words allows you to identify what you did and what you did not understand. • Chance to ask questions that arise while reviewing the day’s notes. • Do not submit a table of contents. Explain what you think was most important in the lecture, what you did not understand, and/or what you would like to know more about (if there is such a topic). Several lines at most. • Each 1-minute paper submitted per e-mail within 1 day of a lecture will earn you 5 points. 13 The first 1-min paper is due tomorrow at 1:00 PM! Midterm Exams: • Three in-class tests (Oct. 8, Nov. 5 and Dec. 6). Three • 50 minutes, covering information addressed in lectures, relevant textbook sections, and problem sets. relevant • All tests will be closed book. • Notes, laptops, PDAs, or translators will not be allowed during the exam period. during • A hand­held calculator will be useful in solving some exam A problems. Calculators may not be shared during exams. 14 Final Exam: • Dec. 21 at 08:00 AM in 350 Anderson Hall. Dec. • Two hours; covers all of topics covered in the lectures, relevant textbook sections and problem sets. relevant • Questions similar in nature to those given in the midterms. • Closed book. Notes, laptops, PDAs, or translators will not be allowed during the exam period. not 15 Final Grades: Highest Score Midterm 2nd Highest Score Midterm Lowest Score Midterm 1-Min Papers Final Exam Final Total Letter Grades: Letter 100 points 100 0 10 150 150 360 The course will be graded on a curve, but a higher class average will result in a higher average grade. Typically scores above 85% will correspond to at least an A–, above 70% at least a B–, and above 60% at least a C. 16 Regrades: If you disagree with your grade on any exam or assignment please provide me with the specific reason that you think your grade should be adjusted in writing. in Note that regrades will only be given for tests or exams completed in ink. in 17 Make-up Tests: No make-up tests will be given in this course. Each student will be permitted to drop the grade of their lowest scoring midterm. If a student misses a midterm for any reason, this will count as their dropped midterm. Absence from two or more tests in this course will result in a failing grade in this course (i.e., F). Similarly, absence from the final exam will result in a failing grade. final 18 Academic Integrity: Academic integrity is essential to a positive teaching Academic and learning environment. All students enrolled in University courses are expected to complete coursework responsibilities with fairness and honesty. Failure to do so by seeking unfair advantage over others or misrepresenting someone else’s work as your own will result in disciplinary action. The University Student Conduct Code defines scholastic dishonesty as follows: scholastic Scholastic Dishonesty: Submission of false records of academic achievement; cheating on assignments or examinations; plagiarizing; altering, forging, or misusing a University academic record; taking, acquiring, or using test materials without faculty permission; acting alone or in cooperation with another to falsify records or to obtain dishonestly grades, honors, awards, or professional endorsement. grades, Within this course, a student responsible for scholastic dishonesty can be Within assigned a penalty up to and including an "F" or "N" for the course. If you have any questions regarding the expectations for a specific assignment or exam, ask. or => Summary: Zero Tolerance Policy => 19 Questions? 20 Class Description: • Introduction to Chemical Analysis, i.e., the quantification of the amount of a particular compound in a particular sample. • Topics from fundamentals encountered in Analytical fundamentals Chemistry (e.g., statistics and chemical equilibria) to specific techniques, such as titrations, electrochemical specific such sensors, spectroscopy, and chromatography. • Students with an interest in a career involving analytical chemistry => Chem 4101 (Intermediate Analytical Chemistry) next fall. Chemistry) • Chem 2101 and 4101 are accompanied by the lab courses Chem 2111 and 4111. courses • Directed studies (Chem 4094) in a research group with an analytical focus. an 21 Where the Jobs Are “Employment & Salary Survey”, Chemical & Engineering News, Aug. 1, 2005, pp. 41-51. 22 What is Analytical Chemistry? According to chemistry.org (American Chemical Society): Analytical Chemistry is about obtaining information Analytical chemistry is the science of obtaining, Analytical processing, and communicating information about the composition and structure of matter. In other words, it is the art and science of determining what matter is and how much of it exists. how www.chemistry.org/portal/a/c/s/1/acsdisplay.html?DOC=vc2\3wk\wk3_analytical.html 23 Analyze the content of this Analyze bottle! bottle! 24 W. Simon, lecture notes, Swiss Federal Institute of W. Technology Technology 25 • Species: • Analyte: • Interfering species (interferent): 26 ...
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