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Week XI – Advanced Bonding – King

Reading:  Chapter 9

Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

 Lecture Outline:

Polarity
Molecular Shapes and VSEPR
Bond Strength and Energies
Valence Bond Theory
Molecular Orbitals  – Wave Example ISimple Wave II

Resources:  Chapter 9 Slides, Chapter 9 Notes 2018Chemical Education Molecule Viewer

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Week X – Bonding – King

Reading:  Chapter 8

Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

 Lecture Outline:

Ionic Bonding
Lattice Energies
Covalent Bonding
Lewis Structures
Bond Polarity and Electronegativity

Resources:  Chapter 8 notes 2018,  Chapter 8 slides

Viewing Molecules:   Simple – ethanol, Complex – carbonic anhydrase

 

Week IX Periodic Trends – King

Reading:  Chapter 7

Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

 Lecture Outline:

Periodic Table
Effective Nuclear Charge
Atom and Ion Size
Ionization Energy
Electron Affinity

Resources:   Web Elements , Chapter 7 Notes 2018, Chapter 7 Slides

Week VIII – Atoms (King)

Reading:  Chapter 6

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Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

 Lecture Outline:

Light
Energy is Quantized
Line Spectra and the Bohr Model
Wave nature of matter
Atomic Orbitals
Orbital Shapes
Electronic Configurations

 Resources:   Chapter 6 ImagesBohrSchrodinger,
King Chapter 6 Notes- ABohr Calcs, Uncertianty,  King Chapter 6 Notes- B

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Second Exam and Review Session

Review session for the second exam is on Tuesday at 8 PM in Keyes 105.

Reminder: Exam 2 is Thursday, Oct. 25!  Exam Locations: Keyes 105, 102, 103, and 114.

A practice exam can be found on the “Sample Exams” section of the course website.  

Exam information: Exam 2 will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 5:00-7:00 pm. You may work for the entire 2 hours, but the exam is expected to take most students 60 min. The exam will cover the class material from chapters 1-5, 10, 20.1, and 20.2 and laboratory material from experiments 1-6.  Read experiment 6 even if you have Friday lab.   It is a excellent review of thermochemistry.   Allowed exam items are pens/pencils and a course-approved calculator. You will be provided with a periodic table. There will be an optional review session on Tuesday, 10/23 in Keyes 105 at 8 PM.

Equation Sheet for Exam #2: Exam 2 Equations and Constants

Week VI – Gases

Reading:  Chapter 10

Lecture Outline:
Pressure
PV=nRT
Using Gas Laws
Partial Pressures
Kinetic Molecular Theory
Effusion and Diffusion
Real Gases
Resources:  CO2 in the atmospherechapter 10 imagesGas Demo 1 (V vs P) 2016, Gas Simulation, King Chapter 10 Notes 2018,

Gas Properties

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Thermodynamic Tables

Heats of Formation:  Argon National Labs Interactive Tables

 

Week V. 10/1/18 – Themochemistry

Reading:  Chapter 5

Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

Lecture Outline:

Energy
System and Surroundings
State Functions
PV Work
Heat
Calorimetery
First Law
Enthalpy
Heats of Reaction

Notes:doc00335320181008073818, doc00334820181005071319,  doc00332020181001072109,,  Sodium Drop

Resources:  Colby Biomass,  Chapter 5 I slidesHeat Capacitiesheats of formation, Per capita CO2 production

 

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Exam and Review Session

Review session for first exam is on Sunday at 7 PM in Keyes 5.

Reminder: Exam 1 is Monday, Oct. 1st!  Exam Locations: Last name A-M in Keyes 105.  Last name N-Z in rooms 102 and 103, and 114.

A practice exam can be found on the “Sample Exams” section of the course website.  The relevant files are Practice Exam 1, Answers to Practice Exam 1 , and  Exam 1 from 2016.

Exam information: Exam 1 will be held on Monday, October 1st from 5:00-7:00 pm. You may work for the entire 2 hours, but the exam is expected to take most students 60 min. The exam will cover the class material from chapters 1-3, chapter 4 sections 1-2 and 5-6 (note: titrations from section 6 will not be tested), and laboratory material from experiments 1-3.  Allowed exam items are pens/pencils and a course-approved calculator. You will be provided with a periodic table. There will be an optional review session on Sunday, September 30 starting at 7:00 pm in Keyes 105.