Skyline College A.J. Bates Professor of Chemistry

     Chemistry 220 - General Chemistry 2 - Spring 2017

Chem 210 - General Chemistry 1Chem 235-238 - Organic Chemistry 2 Chem 220 - Lab Manual & Extra Practice ProblemsScience Lecture Series
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Laboratory Manual & Laboratory Information

EXPERIMENTS and LABORATORY ACTIVITIES
               
Laboratory Manual Handouts, Reading & Additional Information


I will be updating some of the laboratory activities this semester. The handouts below are for reference only. The files above are ready to print.


  • Experiment #1: Factors Affecting Reaction Rates
  • Experiment #2: Determination of a Rate Law by the Method of Intial Rates
  • Experiment #4: Determination of K for an Esterification / Hydrolysis Reaction
    • Lab Handout
    • Class Data:
      • AA Section (please check back)
        • Excel (xlsx)
        • Acrobat (pdf)
      • AB Section (please check back)
        • Excel (xlsx)
        • Acrobat (pdf)
    • Discussion/Post-lab question clarifications
      • Question #1
        • Reference CLASS DATA.
      • Question #2
        • Consider something that we could do to our reaction mixture other than addiing more catalyst.
  • Experiment #5: Determination of Keq by spectrophotometry
  • Experiment #8: Buffer Solutions
    • Lab Handout
      • For parts 1&2, we will perform the alternate study assignment
      • System 3 Prelab Requirements:
        • PURPOSE & Buffer System REACTION
        • DATA TABLE
  • Experiment #9: pH-monitored Titration of Vinegar and an Unknown Acid
    • Lab Handout
    • The possible unknown monoprotic acids for Part B of the pH titration experiment are:
      • lactic acid
      • crotonic acid
      • chloroacetic acid
    • The possible unknown diprotic acids for Part C of the pH titration experiment are:
      • oxalic acid
      • succinic acid
      • L-tartaric acid
        • pKa1 = 2.89
        • pKa2 = 4.4
  • Experiment #10: Determination of the Ksp of an Organic Salt
    • Lab Handout
    • Class Data:
      • AA Section
        • Excel (xlsx)
        • Acrobat (pdf)
      • AB Section
        • Excel (xlsx)
        • Acrobat (pdf)
    • Solubility (from the CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics):
      • PbCl2 = 0.99g/100mL at 20ºC
      • KHT (Potassium Hydrogen Tartrate) = 0.42 g/100 mL at 15ºC
  • Experiment #11: Determination of the Thermodynamics of the Dissolution of Borax
  • Experiment #12: Reactivity Series & Galvanic Cells
    • Lab Handout
    • Mini-Report:
      • Provide calculations, equations, results, and diagrams for each part of the lab as indicated in the lab handout.
      • A formal discussion and conclusions are NOT required.
  • Experiment #13: Galvanic Cells & the Nernst Equation
    • Lab Handout
    • Mini-Report:
      • Provide calculations, equations, results, graphs and diagrams for each part of the lab as indicated in the lab handout.
      • A formal discussion and conclusions are NOT required.
  • Experiment #14: Electrolytic Cells & the determination of the Faraday Constant.
    • Lab Handout
    • Mini-Report:
      • Provide calculations, equations, results, and diagrams for each part of the lab as indicated in the lab handout.
      • A formal discussion and conclusions are NOT required.

 

SAMPLE LAB TESTS & TEST REVIEW

 

LAB TEST Answer Keys

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