152A_syllabus _Win12_Chiu_Final

152A_syllabus _Win12_Chiu_Final - CHEMISTRY 152 A(SLN 11661...

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CHEMISTRY 152 A (SLN 11661), WINTER 2012 SYLLABUS, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES Lectures : M, W, F 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM, Kane 130 Course Web Site: https://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/chemwi12/26380/ ( This page can also be reached via the departmental website: http://depts.washington.edu/chem/courses/) Prerequisites: Completed CHEM 142 with a grade of 1.7 or greater. Add or Drop: Go to Bagley 303 (Chemistry Department’s undergraduate services). Course Instructor: Prof. Daniel Chiu Office: Bagley 204 Telephone: 543-1655 Email: [email protected] Office hours : Tues 12-1pm and Thurs 1-2pm Lab Instructor: Dr. Andrea D. Carroll Office: BAG 219 Telephone: 616-5319 Email: [email protected] Office hours : Wed 3-4pm and Fri 11am-12pm Teaching Assistants: Name Email Sections Chang [email protected] AI,AP Dylan Gary [email protected] AC,AK Bejan Hakimi [email protected] AD,AR Sarah Hayden [email protected] AJ,AM Alison Herrick [email protected] AV Eleanor Johnson [email protected] AL,AT Phu Nguyen [email protected] AE,AS Bo Peng [email protected] AA,AQ Michael Roberto [email protected] AB,AF Gloria Yen [email protected] AN David Zeigler [email protected] AG,AU Bo Zhao [email protected] AH,AO MATERIALS Except where indicated, all items are required and available from the University Bookstore: Chemical Principles , 6 th ed., Steven Zumdahl (custom-split Chem 152 version contains Chapters 9-13 as well as the complete Student Solutions Manual). Study Guide, Chemical Principles, 6 th ed. , Zumdahl/Kelter ( optional ). UW General Chemistry 152 Laboratory Manual , Autumn 2011-Summer 2012. (Hayden McNeil) UW Chemistry Laboratory Notebook with numbered pages and carbonless duplicate pages. (Hayden McNeil) Lab coat and safety goggles ( NO safety glasses or any other type of goggles). Scientific calculator. ALEKS access . Purchase online at: www.aleks.com ( more information about ALEKS can be found in the “Online Learning” section later in this document as well as on the course website).
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UW CHEM 152 Winter 2012 Page 2 of 10 LEARNING OBJECTIVES The central ideas presented in this course are : Thermodynamics . We will begin the course by exploring the concepts of energy, enthalpy, entropy, and the Gibbs energy. The ultimate goal of this section of the course is to develop the tools that allow one to predict if a chemical reaction will be spontaneous. Electrochemistry . We will revisit “redox” chemistry previously described in CHEM 142, and use this reaction class as an opportunity to explore the thermodynamic concepts described above. Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Theory . In this portion of the course you will be introduced to the modern description of the hydrogen atom as derived from quantum mechanical principles. This description will be extended to other atoms, and eventually used to construct the periodic table of the elements. Bonding . Chemical bonds are “where the action is” in Chemistry. We will develop a description of chemical bonds (covalent, polar covalent, and ionic) and explore some simple models capable of predicting bonding patterns (Lewis dot structures) and molecular shapes (VSEPR).
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