ACHM 111 – Fall 2011 General Chemistry I Combined lecture and lab. M, W, F, 2:30 – 4:20 Room 301 - SBDG Dr. Ralph Steinhaus Office hours: M,W,F 11:00 – 12:00 Office – 302 SBDG M,W 1:00 – 2:00 Phone: 641-3561 Email: [email protected]Required Materials: 1.Text – CHEMISTRY: A MOLECULAR APPROACH, 2nded by N. J. Tro 2.PREPARING FOR YOUR ACS Exam in general chemistry; The Official Guide by Eubanks and Eubanks. 3.ACHM 111 and 112 LAB MANUAL by K. Pariyadath, R. Ruszczyk and M. Fetterolf 4.LAB NOTEBOOK with carbonless copy. 5.Scientific calculator capable of doing logs, inverse logs, scientific notation, square roots, nthroots and exponents. ALWAYS BRING THIS TO CLASS. 6. A valid e-mail address. Other Useful Materials: Study guide and student solution manual – available in the bookstore. Pre-Requisites: 1.Placement above, successful completion of, or concurrent registration in AMTH 111. 2.Successful completion of at least one prior chemistry course either at the high school level (one year) or at the college level (one semester). Other Skills Needed: Ability to use the Internet, access emails and do homework assigned on Mastering Chemistry. Course Objectives: The goals of this course are to introduce you to foundational chemical topics such as qualitative understanding of chemical reactions, stoichiometry of molecules and reactions, titrations, atomic and molecular structure and properties, atomic periodicity and properties of solids, liquids and gases. How to succeed in chemistry: Chemistry is a difficult subject so that unless you are nobel prize winning material you will have to put a lot of study time in order to succeed. The following is a
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