Spring 2019 - CHEM 266 LA01
Physical Chemistry Laboratory I (2)
Class Number: 2823
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Jan 3 – Apr 8, 2019: Tue, 1:30–5:20 p.m.
Exam Times + Location:
Apr 11, 2019
Thu, 3:30–6:30 p.m.
1 778 782-8065
Prerequisites:CHEM 260 with a minimum grade of C-.
Fundamental principles of experimental physical chemistry from the microscopic perspective. Modern experiments in atomic and molecular spectroscopy and structure.
4 lab hours/week
General Course Description: Experiments in atomic & molecular structure. An emphasis will be placed 1) on keeping relevant and accurate experimental information in the laboratory notebook, and 2) on proper presentation and writing of formal laboratory reports.
Students are required to perform 8 experiments chosen from a list to be determined by availability of equipment and instructor’s discretion. Topics will cover spectroscopic techniques discussed in CHEM 260, including but not limited to infrared, Raman, UV-Vis, microwave, fluorescence, STM, NMR and AFM. A formal report corresponding to each experiment performed is to be submitted.
- Lab Reports 90%
- Lab Notebook 10%
Recommended reading (see instructor):
Garland, Nibier & Shoemaker, Experiments in Physical Chemistry, 8th Edition, 2008, Publisher: McGraw-Hill. Older editions are also acceptable.
Department Undergraduate Notes:
A grade of C- or better is required for all prerequisite courses.
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