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CHM 2046 Syllabus Summer 2013 11:00-11:50 a.m. M, T, W, R Instructor: Dr.

Matthew Rex Office: CH 208 Office Hours: M, T, R 10:00-11:00 a.m. W 1:00-3:00 p.m. Textbook: Chemistry A Molecular Approach 2nd edition, Tro Coarse Goal: To provide a basic understanding of the chemical theory of kinetics, chemical equilibria, acid-base chemistry, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry. Topics Covered: Topics include, but are not restricted to: intermolecular forces, properties of solutions, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibria, acids and bases, buffer solutions, precipitation reactions, thermodynamics (entropy and free energy), electron transfer reactions, and nuclear chemistry. Grading: Grades will be based on quizzes, four exams given throughout the class and a final exam on the last day of class. Grades will be assigned based on the following percentages: 90% - 100% = A, 80% - 89% = B, 70% - 79% = C, 60% - 69% = D, < 60% = F. Exams will be 50 minutes each (class time) and will be worth 100 points. Exams will be computer-graded multiple choice format. You will NEED to bring a scantron for each exam. NO GRAPHING CALCULATORS ARE ALLOWED!!! NO USE OF ANY ELECTRONIC DEVICES (iPods, cell phones, MP3 players, computers, etc.) DURING EXAMS. Any use of such device will be considered cheating and result in a grade of 0 for that exam. A total of 6 discussion section quizzes will be given worth 20 points each. The lowest quiz score will be dropped. The final exam is on the last Thursday of class August 1st. It will be the normal class time of 50 minutes and will focus on chapters 18 and 19 with some portion being cumulative. The final exam will count as one exam and will also replace your lowest exam score. Grading Summary 5-Quizzes 4-Exams (100 points each) 1-Final Exam Total 100 points 400 points 100 points 600 points

A student ID will be required for each exam. Calculators will be needed for the exams and the final. All questions will be taken from material covered in the lecture, assigned reading,

your textbook and textbook questions. Exams, including the final, will be computer graded. It is the responsibility of the student to have a clean, flat, pink SCANTRON test form and a number 2 pencil for each exam. Without the test from, students will not be allowed to take the exam. The instructor reserves the right to modify the schedule, testing procedure, and the grading basis if, in the professional judgment of the instructor, such modifications are in the best interest of fulfilling the course objectives and assuring the academic integrity of the course and institution. SCHEDULE Week May 13-16 May 20-22 May 23 May 28-30 June 3-5 June 6 June 10-13 June 17-20 June 24-27 July 1-3 July 8-11 July 15-18 July 22-25 Jul 29-31 Aug 1 Chapters Chapter 11: Liquids and Intermolecular Forces Chapter 12: Solutions (Quiz 1 Mon) (Exam 1 Thur) Chapter 12: Solutions Chapter 13: Chemical Kinetics (Quiz 2 Mon) (Exam 2 Thur) Chapter 14: Chemical Equilibrium (Quiz 3 Thur) Chapter 14: Chemical Equilibrium Chapter 15: Acids and Bases (Exam 3 Mon) Chapter 16: Aqueous Ion Equilibrium (Quiz 4 Mon) Chapter 17: Free Energy & Thermodynamics (Quiz 5 Tues) Chapter 18:Electrochemistry (Exam 4 Tues) Chapter 18:Electrochemistry Chapter 19: Nuclear Chemistry (Quiz 6 Mon) Final Exam CSB 101 11:00-11:50 a.m. Independence Day July 4

Holidays: Memorial Day May 27 Withdrawal Deadline July 1st