Experiments in General Chemistry

Experiments in General Chemistry : Principles and Modern Applications

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For General Chemistry laboratories where qualitative analysis or descriptive chemistry plays a significant role. This lab manual features 38 experiments and includes a strong qualitative analysis section and several unique experiments for this course, including Chemical Reactions, Identification of Common Chemicals, and Free-radical Bromination of Organic Compounds.show more

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  • Paperback | 341 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 20.32mm | 703.06g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 8th Revised edition
  • 0130176885
  • 9780130176882

Table of contents

Introduction. Evaluation of Experimental Data. The Use of the Laboratory Balance. The Laboratory Notebook. The Prelaboratory Report. The Laboratory Report. Sample Laboratory Experiment Report. 1. Measurements and Density. 2. Formula and Composition of a Hydrate. 3. Physical Changes and Chemical Reactions. 4. Types of Chemical Reactions. 5. The Stoichiometry of a Reaction. 6. Identification of Common Chemicals. 7. Titration of Acids and Bases. 8. Gravimetric and Volumetric Analysis. 9. The Gas Laws. 10. Evaluation of the Gas Law Constant. 11. Thermochemistry: The Heat of Reaction. 12. Spectrophotometric Analysis of Commercial Aspirin. 13. Molecular Models and Covalent Bonding. 14. LeChatelier's Principle in Iron Thiocyanlate Equilibrium. 15. A Kinetic Study of an Iodine Clock Reaction. 16. Determination of an Equilibrium Constant. 17. Determination of Iron in Vitamins. 18. Weak Acids and Bases and Their Salts. 19. Determination of the Ionization Constant of a Weak Acid. 20. Investigation of Buffer Systems. 21. Determination of Acid-Neutralizing Power of Commercial Antacids. 22. Determination of a Solubility Product Constant. 23. Oxidation-Reduction Titration. 24. Electrolysis: Faraday's Law and Determination of Avogadro's Number. 25. An Investigation of Voltaic Cells - The Nernst Equation. 26. Determination of Water Hardness. 27. The Solvay Process: Preparation of NaHCO3 and Na2CO3. 28. A Penny's Worth of Chemistry. 29. Polymer Synthesis. 30. Preparation of [Co(NH3)5ONO]Cl2 - Linkage Isomerism. 31. Free Radical Bromination of Organic Compounds. 32. Paper Chromatography: Separation of Amino Acids. Introduction to Qualitative Analysis (Experiments 33 - 38). 33. Group I: The Soluble Group. 34. Group II: The Chloride Group. 35. Group III: The Hydrogen Sulfide Group. 36. Group IV: The Ammonium Sulfide Group. 37. Group V: The Carbonate Group. 38. Analysis of Common Anions and Their Salts. Appendix. International System of Units (SI). Fundamental Constants and Conversions. Common Conversion Factors. Qualitative Analysis Report Forms.show more