General Information - Fall 2015

  • General Chemistry I Lab is a laboratory course designed to teach the fundamentals of working with laboratory equipment, data gathering, analysis, and reporting.
  • The prerequisite for this course is CHEM A105 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.
  • All CHEM A105 labs are held in CPSB 312.  Registered students must attend the first day of labs and they must attend with a lab manual, goggles, and lab coat.  Students who miss the first day of labs may forfeit their space in lab. The lab manual, safety goggles, and lab coat are available through the campus bookstore.  Labs start on August 24th, 2015
  • Students shall be dressed appropriately for lab or entry into lab shall be denied.  Review section 3c in the Chemistry Department's Teaching Laboratory Safety Agreement and Procedures for a complete overview of our dress code.
  • The Add/Drop deadline with 100% refund this semester is September 4th, 5 p.m.
  • The Credit-to-Audit deadline is September 4th, 5 p.m.
  • The Withdrawal deadline this semester is November 13th.

Course Presentations

File Topic
Safety  -  Safety Orientation
Equip.  -  Glassware and Equipment
Lab 1  -  Mathematics in Chemistry
Lab 2  -  Introduction to Laboratory Glassware and Equipment
Lab 3  -  Volume Determination and Density
Lab 4  -  Hardware Models: Limiting Reactant and Theoretical Yield
Lab 5  -  Synthesis of Potassium Dioxalatocuprate (II) Dihydrate
Lab 6  -  MicroLab and Calibration Curves
Lab 7  -  Solution Preparation and pH
Lab 8  -  Solutions, Electrolytes and Conductivity
Lab 9  -  Determination of the Molar Volume of H2 Gas
Lab 10 - Calorimetry and the Enthalpies of Neutralization
Lab 11  -  Determination of Concentration Using Spectrophotometry