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CHEMISTRY 102 Sections #2038, 2097 FALL 2014


Course Schedule

Lecture: Sections #2038, 2097 TTH 9:10 am -10:35 am CR234
Laboratory: Section 2098 MW 9:10 am -12:20 pm AS206
Section 2039 TTH 1:40 m - 4:50 pm AS206

Instructor: Prof. R. W. Gellert
Office Hrs: MW 12:30-1:00 pm, TTH 12:00-1:00 pm CS181, & by Appt. (818) 240-1000 x5745, CS181.
Supplemental Instruction TTH 11-12 pm TBA
email: rgellert@glendale.edu;

Required Materials:
(1)Text: Chemistry- The Central Science , 13
th
Ed., Brown, LeMay, and Bursten, Pearson/Prentiss Hall,
2006.
(2) Laboratory: Chemistry in the Laboratory , 7th edition, Postma, et. al., W. H. Freeman and Co,
NY, 2000.
(3) Eye Protection: Safety Glasses.

Optional: Student's Solution manual for BLB&M, 13th. Ed. (Note: it will be most useful if you use this as
a guide only after you have tried the problem yourself (and obtained a solution to it), otherwise this manual is
not recommended.

All required materials must be brought to class each day. All required materials must be purchased
by the 2
nd
class meeting.

Resources:
Course Website: http://moodle.glendale.edu/course/view.php?id=451
Library: Copy of Brown, LeMay, and Bursten (BLB) and Student Solutions Manual.
Additional SI Tutors may be available for C102.

OTHER EXPECTATIONS AND COURSE POLICY
a) Academic dishonesty (Cheating): Cheating in any part of the course, including exams or on quizzes, will
result in an F on the exam or quiz, and could lead to an F on the final course grade that is reported to the
registrar for your transcript. An F will be given to all partners involved in cheating. The instructor will also
report the students dishonest conduct to the campus administration for disciplinary action, which could mean
dismissal from the college. YOU are responsible for understanding what constitutes cheating, which includes
(but is not limited to) turning in an exam where answers were copied from another students paper or providing
answers to other students. In short, dont cheatthe consequences are not worth it!

b) Electronic Devices: Please turn off and put away your cell phones/pagers before coming to class. Cell
phones may not be accessible during exams or quizzes. In addition, all types of headphones or earbuds are
not permitted to be worn during lecture exams. Interruption of the lecture by electronic devices (i.e., either
incoming or outgoing calls) may result in dismissal from the lecture or discussion session. [You may leave
your cell phone on vibrate mode, in case of emergency, but you are expected to leave the class before you
answer!]

c) Extra Credit: Please note that there will not be any extra credit assignments during or at the end of the
semester to boost an undesired or anticipated final course grade. Likewise, a grade will not be raised just
because you wanted or needed a higher one. Please do not even ask! It is your responsibility as college
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students to keep up with the material as we go along, to do all required assignments, and to get help when
you need it.
Lecture and Attendance:
The lecture portion of this course requires that you read [and perhaps even outline the chapter(s)] before
the corresponding lecture time and solve the corresponding chapter problems. The lecture portion of the
course will be supplemented through the instructors Moodle website, with announcements, answer keys,
study guides, handouts, practice exams, quizzes, activities, and interactive tutorials. There are computers
available on campus in the library and in The Learning Center.

Attendance is required at lectures. You may be dropped from the course if you have three or more
consecutive unexcused absences or for failure to take an exam. Please arrive on time; it is rude and
inconsiderate to your instructor and fellow students to interrupt the lecture by coming in late or leaving early.
If you choose to stop participating in the course, it is your responsibility to drop the course.

Laboratory and Attendance:
In addition to the lecture, the laboratory portion of the class meets twice a week for three hours 10 min
(during summer and winter intersessions the laboratory meets M-TH for 4 ! hrs). Wearing goggles and
laboratory safety procedures will be strictly enforced. If you dont follow safety regulations, you will be
excused from lab and no points will be given towards that laboratory experiment/activity. Protective
footwear is required at all times sandals are not permitted. Students must keep the lab work areas clean.
If you leave a mess, you will lose lab points. Work areas include assigned lab drawer, lab bench top, reagent
shelves, sinks, balance areas, equipment cart, and fume hoods.

Regular attendance in the laboratory is required. You may be dropped from the course if you have
three or more (one or more during inter-sessions) consecutive unexcused absences. There are NO LAB
MAKE-UPS, NO EXCEPTIONS! If you are absent, no credit will be given to any component of the lab
experiment or activity that is missed. Completion of the lab work consists of performing the experiment
AND handing in the lab report. All work is to be done INDIVIDUALLY unless otherwise instructed.
Even if you work with a partner, each person must contribute to the lab work and must turn in his/her
own lab report. No points will be credited to a student for lab work completed by another student.

We will be keeping Laboratory Notebooks (Journals) during the entire C102 course. See Notebook
directions on Moodle website.
Copies of your Laboratory Notebook entries are permitted for reports. If you are using the carbonless
laboratory notebooks you can hand in the originals. Use only blue/black pen when writing up lab reports in
your Notebook. Reports must include calculations and units on all numerical answers. Staple lab reports
together in upper left corner only after verifying that the pages are in the correct numerical order and the
edge perforation (if present) have been neatly removed.

Pre-Labs In order to have the laboratory experiments run smoothly and efficiently, you are expected to
prepare for each laboratory experiment before the lab period begins. The instructor will inspect each students
laboratory notebook and initial it before the lab begins. You and your lab partner will not be allowed to start
the laboratory activity if your Pre-Lab materials are not completed. Each persons pre-laboratory materials
must be unique. Pre-lab materials include:
! Procedural Notes (Laboratory notebook entry) Briefly summarize the procedure to be
followed, preferably either as an outline or as a flow chart. You do not need to write out the
procedure in complete sentences and do not copy from the lab manual. All you need is a brief
but complete listing of what you plan to do in the lab.
! Completed pre-lab questions (when included in lab procedure, or available online), including
any graphs.
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Lab Reports must be written on the original lab report pages taken from your lab manual (printed or
electronic version). Copies of your Laboratory Notebook entries are permitted for reports. You may turn in
either one. Use only blue/black pen or pencil when writing up lab reports in your Notebook. Laboratory
Reports must include calculations and units on all numerical answers. Staple lab reports together in upper left
corner only after verifying that the pages are in the correct numerical order and the edge perforation (if any)
has been neatly removed.
Lab reports must include:
! Cover sheet (includes date lab performed, your name, partners name (if any), section, lab title). If
this information is provided on the first page of your report form an additional cover page is not
required.
! Complete pre-lab questions(when included or available online), including any graphs (turned in prior
at the beginning of the laboratory experiment/activity)
! All data sheets, including any graphs, sample calculations, handouts or downloaded material
! Complete post-lab questions, when present

Lab Reports are due at the beginning of the next laboratory period. In some cases at the end of the same lab
period. Any lab reports handed in after this deadline are considered late. Late lab reports will be penalized as
follows: reports received late on due date will be marked 25% down; lab reports received at next class
meeting will be marked 50% down; later lab reports will not be accepted.
Chemistry is and experimental science and thus, the laboratory portion of the class is of high importance.
You WILL NOT pass this class if you do not obtain 60%(D-) or higher total percentage in the
laboratory section of the course!

Focus: The purpose of the lectures is to clarify, emphasize and illustrate important concepts and their
applications. [Lecture and laboratory attendance is mandatory and your presence or absence will be
documented.] The value of the lectures for you depends strongly on whether you have studied the assigned
readings and examples, worked through the relevant exercises and attempted at least some of the assigned
problems in advance. This is essential for your comprehension of the material. In addition to developing
good problem-solving skills it may also make you more confident in taking an active part in the lecture and
laboratory discussions. This approach is also the best preparation for exams and quizzes. Consider the
following study suggestions.

o Read (scan) over each chapter (or assignment) in the text before it is discussed in class.
o Ask questions (or make a notation to ask later) about anything that is not clear in class.
o Reread the assignment, taking notes about those sections that were emphasized in class. Keep a list of
questions that you have about items that are not clear and be sure to get answers to them.
o When you have finished an assignment, test your skills by doing the homework as if you were
taking an exam. If you cant answer a question, ask the instructor or a knowledgeable classmate for
assistance. When you do the homework in this fashion, you are more likely to have success on the
exams.
o For those areas where you are having trouble with the homework, practice by doing similar,
unassigned problems. It is much better to look at many problems with slightly different
approaches on the same topic, rather than memorize the solutions to a few problems.

This approach takes time (15+ hours outside of class per week)! If you are not fully committed to this
level of work, success in this class may be difficult to attain.

Course Evaluation (Examination and Grading)
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Your grade in Chemistry 102 will be based on the following:
MIDTERM EXAMS AND FINAL ................................................................................ 70 %
[Four midterm exams (will be announced in advance) and weekly online quizzes.
No make-up exams given! The final exam is cumulative.
LABORATORY WORK ................................................................................................ 30 %
Your laboratory work includes notebook, experimental reports, unknowns,
laboratory quizzes (lab notebooks are allowed!). There will be No make-up laboratory
work.
TOTAL ........................................................................................................................... 100 %
Grading Scale: A: 87-100 %, B: 76-86.9%, C: 65-75.9%, D: 55-64%

Each midterm exam will test your understanding of material discussed in class since the previous exam. The
tentative dates for the scheduled exams, and the material covered by each, are noted on the lecture schedule.
Please note that THERE ARE NO MAKE-UP EXAMS. If you miss an exam for a valid, documented
reason a make-up exam may be scheduled, however, you must contact the instructor in advance. Otherwise, a
grade of zero will be assigned for that exam.

Student Learning Outcomes. At the end of the course the student will be able to:

1. Analyze and evaluate the properties and energetics of solutions as well as the quantitative description of
solutes dissolved in aqueous media.
2. Evaluate the theories of bonding for coordination compounds.
3. Analyze and evaluate the laws of reaction kinetics for irreversible and reversible reactions, including
reactions occurring in aqueous media, (and in nuclear reactions).
4. Analyze and Evaluate chemical equilibrium in aqueous solutions.
5. Examine the laws of thermodynamics to predict the spontaneity of chemical processes, including
electrochemical processes.
6. Formulate conclusions according to scientific inquiry by collecting and interpreting gravimetric,
volumetric, and spectroscopic chemical data.
7. Justify the identity of unknown cations and anions using experimental evidence from qualitative analysis,
the scientific method, and chemical reasoning.
8. Compose laboratory reports that illustrate meaningful conclusions based on and supported by data and
observations.


Now with that said:
WELCOME TO THE COURSE. IT WILL BE HARD WORK. I HOPE IT WILL BE WORTH THE
EFFORT AND THAT THE KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED WILL ENRICH YOUR LIVES.
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Tentative Lecture Schedule*
Week Dates
T,Th
TOPICS Text

Content
1 Aug 26, 28

Properties of Solutions Chapter 13

Solution composition, energetics,
factors affecting solubility,
2 Sep 2, 4

Solutions cont.
Chemistry of Coordination
Compounds
Ch13

Ch 23
Vapor pressure, colligative
properties, colloids.
T-metals, coordn. cpds
3 Sep 9, 11 Coordination chemistry cont. Ch 23 Nomenclature, isomerism,
4 Sep 16, 18 Coordn. Chem cont.
Chemical Kinetics
EXAM I (Ch. 13, 23)
Ch 23
Ch 14
bonding models..
Reaction rates, rate laws:
differential
5 Sep 23, 25

Chem. Kinetics cont.

Ch 14

Rate laws: Integrated, rxn
mechanisms, temperature and
Collision theory.
6 Sep 30,
Oct 2
Chemical Equilibrium-Gaseous
State.
Ch 15 Equilibrium expression and equil.
Constant, heterogeneous equil.
Application of K, problem solving
Le Chateliers Principle.
7 Oct 7, 9 Chem. Equil. Cont.
Acids-Bases Equilibrium


EXAM II (Ch. 14, 15 )
Ch 15
Ch 16
Arrhenius, Brnsted-Lowry defn.
Acidic strength, pH scale,
calculation-SA/SB, WA/WB
A/B properties of salts. Structure
and A/B strength.
8 Oct 14, 16 Acid-Base Eq. cont.
Applications of A/B Equilibria

Ch 16
Ch 17

Buffers, Titrations, indicators
Solubility products equilibrium

9 Oct 21, 23 Appl. A/B Equil. cont.

Ch 17

Complex ion equilibria
10 Oct 28, 30 Thermodynamics:

Ch 19

Spontaneity, Entropy, 2
nd
& 3
rd

Laws.
11 Nov 4, 6 Thermodynamics cont.
Exam III (Ch. 16, 17)
Ch 19

Reversible & Irreversible
processes.
12 Nov 11, 13 Thermodynamics cont.
Electrochemistry
Ch 19
Ch 20
Gibbs Free Energy
Galvanic/Voltaic cells
13 Nov 18, 20 Elect. cont.

Ch 20

Standard Reduction Potentials, line
notation, Nernst eqn.,
14 Nov 25 Elect. Chem. cont. Ch 20 batteries, corrosion, electrolysis
Nov 27-29 ThanksGiving Vacation <------------ ****************************
15 Dec 2 EXAM IV (Ch. 19, 20)
Dec 3-10 FINALS WEEK
Final Exam (cumulative)
->Thursday. December 4
th

9:10 to
11:30 am

see Finals Schedule Fall 2014

* Changes may be made at the discretion of the instructor.



TENTATIVE Laboratory Schedule
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Monday Wednesday
August 25
Safety/lab orientation, Check-In,
Chem 101 Assessment
27 16
Exp. #22- Colligative Properties
September 1
Labor Day No Lab
3
Solutions, Colligative Properties (C13 SI)

8
Preparation & Analysis Of a Cobalt Coordination
Compound (DL)*
10
Coordination Cpds Cont. Gravimetric Analysis
of Chloride (C14 SI-1)
15
Coordination Cpds Cont. Photometric Analysis of
Cobalt, Results and Calculations. (C24 SI-2)
17
Exp. #25-Factors Affecting Rates of Chem. Rxns

22
Exp. #26- Rates of Chem. Rxns
24
Lab Quiz 1 (Expts #22-25, Notebooks Only!)
(C14 SI-1)
29
Mechanism of t-BuCl Hydrolysis (DL)
(C14 SI-2)
October 1
Exp#23- Le Chateliers Principle, & Exp #39(1-4)

6
Equilibrium - Gas Phase (C15-SI)
8
Exp. Anions (DL)
13
Exp. Cations (Group I) (DL)
15
Lab Quiz 2 ( Expt #26-Cation Group I,
Notebooks Only!) Equilibrium - Acid/Base
(C16 SI)
20
Exp. Cations (Group III) (DL)
22
Exp#28 K
a
of a weak acid
27
Exp. #30- K
sp
of Calcium Iodate, #39(5) K
diss

29
Equilibrium - Buffers (C17-SI-1)
November 3
Determination of K
f
(DL)
K
sp
& K
f
(C17-SI-2)
5
Exp. Cations (Group IV & V)
Lab Quiz 3 (Cations Gr III-Expt #30, 39(5),
Notebooks Only!)
10
Veterans Day No Lab
12
Exp. General Cation - Unknown (DL)
17
Energy & Entropy (C19-SI-1)
(C19 SI-2 finish at home)
19
Exp#34- Redox Reactions
(C20 SI-1)
24
Exp#36- Electrochemical Cells

26
Redox & Electrochemistry (C20 SI-2)
Check-out
December 1
Lab Quiz 4 (K
f
Expt#36, Notebooks Only!)


* (DL)-Download from Moodle Website




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TENTATIVE Laboratory Schedule
Tuesday Thursday
August 26
Safety/lab orientation, Check-In,
Chem 101 Assessment
28
Exp. #22- Colligative Properties
September 2
Solutions, Colligative Properties (C13-SI)
4
Preparation & Analysis Of a Cobalt Coordination
Compound (DL)*
9
Coordination Cpds Cont. Gravimetric Analysis of
Chloride (C23-SI-1)
11
Coordination Cpds Cont. Photometric Analysis
of Cobalt, Results and Calculations.

16
(C24-SI-2)
18
Exp. #25-Factors Affecting Rates of Chem.
Rxns. (E1)
23
Exp. #26- Rates of Chem. Rxns
25
Lab Quiz 1 (Expts #22-25, Notebooks Only!)
(C14-SI-1)
30
Mechanism of t-BuCl Hydrolysis (DL)
(C14-SI-2)
October 2
Exp#23- Le Chateliers Principle, & Exp 39(1-4)

7
Equilibrium - Gas Phase (C15-SI)
9
Exp. Anions (DL) (E2)
14
Exp. Cations (Group I) (DL)
16
Lab Quiz 2 (Expt #26-Cation Group I,
Notebooks Only!) Equilibrium - Acid/Base
(C16 SI)
21
Exp. Cations (Group III) (DL)
23
Exp#28 K
a
of a Weak Acid
28
Exp. #30- K
sp
of Calcium Iodate, 39(5)- K
diss

30
Equilibrium - Acid/Base (C17 SI-1)
November 4
Determination of K
f
(DL)
K
sp
& K
f
(C17 SI-2)
6
Exp. Cations (Group IV & V) (E3)
11
Lab Quiz 3 (Cations Gr III-Expt #30, 39(5),
Notebooks Only!)
17
Exp. General Cation - Unknown (DL)

18
Energy & Entropy (C19 SI-1)
20
Exp#34- Redox Reactions, (C20 SI-1)
25
Exp#36- Electrochemical Cells, Check-Out,
Redox & Electrochemistry (C20 SI-2)
27
Thankgiving Holiday- No Lab
2
Lab Quiz 4 (K
f
Expt#36, Notebooks Only!)
(E4)


* (DL) - Download from Moodle Website