Spring 2021 - CHEM 336 LA01
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (2)
Class Number: 7150
Delivery Method: In Person
Laboratory experiments in co-ordination, organometallic and solid state chemistry, involving synthesis, characterization and spectroscopy. Quantitative.
Please note, this course outline was accurate at the time of publication but is subject to change.
Mode of Teaching:
4 lab hours/week
Laboratory: Synchronous, with some in-person labs at Burnaby campus.
- Coordination Chemistry: synthesis and characterization of a variety of transition metal coordination complexes, including isomerization.
- Organometallic Chemistry: synthesis and characterization of organometallic complexes.
- Lab Results, Reports, and Assignments 80%
- Written Quizzes and Lab Notebook 20%
Attendance of In-Person Laboratory Sessions: It is mandatory for students to attend all in-person laboratory sessions. If you are unable to attend an in-person laboratory session due to illness, please contact your instructor as soon as possible to discuss alternative arrangements.
Online Exam Invigilation: Students completing exams remotely must comply with the online invigilation procedures implemented by the course instructor.
MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:
- Lab coat and safety glasses/goggles.
Technology Requirements: Students are required to have a desktop or laptop computer, high-speed internet access, a webcam and microphone (built-in or external) to participate in online course components.
A. K. Brisdon. Inorganic Spectroscopic Methods. 1998. Publisher: Oxford University Press.
Rankin, Mitzel & Morrison. Structural Methods in Molecular Inorganic Chemistry (paperback). 2013. Publisher: Wiley.
Lab manuals will be distributed.
Department Undergraduate Notes:
A grade of C- or better is required for all prerequisite courses.
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