162A_syllabus_Su11_rev062011

162A_syllabus_Su11_rev062011 - CHEMISTRY 162A, SUMMER 2011...

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1 CHEMISTRY 162A, SUMMER 2011 SYLLABUS, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES LECTURES : M, T, Th 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM, BAG 131 Web Address : http://depts.washington.edu/chem/courses/ Prerequisites: Completed Chem 152 with a grade of 1.7 or higher. Add or Drop Codes: Go to Bagley 303 (Chemistry Department’s undergraduate services) Instructor: Dr. Andrea Carroll Office : BAG 219 Telephone : 616-5329 E-mail: [email protected] Office hours : By appointment on M, T, and Th Teaching Assistants: Section Name (email) AA Brian Wolfe ([email protected]) AB, AD Phu Nguyen ([email protected]) AC, AE John Choiniere ([email protected]) MATERIALS Except where indicated, all are required and available from the University Bookstore Zumdahl, Chemical Principles, 6 th Edition (Chemistry 162 custom-split version contains Chapters 14-21 and the complete Student Solutions Manual). Kelter, Study Guide, Chemical Principles, 6 th Edition (optional). UW Chemistry , General Chemistry 162 Laboratory Manual, Winter/Spring/Summer 2011. (Hayden McNeil) UW Chemistry Laboratory Notebook (Hayden McNeil) with numbered pages and carbonless duplicate pages. You may continue to use a notebook from a previous quarter if it meets the stated criteria and has at least 30 pages available. Lab coat and safety goggles (not safety glasses or any other type of goggles). Scantron forms, scientific calculator, and WebAssign access code. If you do not have a lifetime-of- edition WebAssign access code that you purchased when you took Chem 142 or 152, you can purchase an access code at the UW bookstore or online once you login to WebAssign. COURSE DESCRIPTION The course consists of: o 3 lectures a week o 1 quiz section a week o 1 three-hour laboratory session most weeks of the quarter (6 total). Attendance at ALL course components is essential to obtain a satisfactory grade in this course.
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2 COURSE OBJECTIVES The central themes in the course are : bonding: VSEPR (carried over from Chem 152) covalent bonding: orbitals chemical kinetics liquids and solids: structure and intermolecular forces properties of solutions representative elements - group 1A - 8A transition metals and coordination chemistry organic and biochemical molecules We will cover chapters 14-19 and 21 in the textbook (and Ch 13, Section 13, which was not covered in Chem 152 in Spring 2011). In the lab portion of the course (1/5 of course) you will conduct laboratory exercises that: emphasize and apply the concepts learned in lectures. develop laboratory, data analysis, and scientific writing skills. ACADEMIC ETHICS Original work performed in good faith is assumed on all assignments/course components. It is presumed that the data you record and report in laboratory is your work. All writing you submit should
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