Unit 3

Instrumentation 1

Date, Topic
Wednesday  Oct. 29,  Electrochemistry
Before coming to class:
1. Read book sections 13-1 to 13-3, starting pg 279
2. Watch videos:  electrochemistry,  half cell reactions
3.  Electrochemistry worksheet  Q’s 1-10,  Text book Qs: 13-3, 13-6 13-10
In class: practice!

Due Nov 3  in  class:
 
Textbook Q’s 13-3, 13-6, 13-10

Friday Oct 31,  Nerst Eq, Gibbs free energy and K
Before coming to class:
1. Read book sections  13-4 to 13-5 (starting pg 288)
2.  Watch video:  Nerst Eq and K
3. Do  Electrochemistry worksheet  Q’s 11-14
In Class:  
Due  Nov 3  in  class:
 Textbook Q’s 13-16, 13-18, 13-24
Prize will be given for best costume worn to class (Keep it PG!)

Monday Nov. 3,  reference and indicator electrodes, pH meter
Before coming to class:
1. Read book sections  14-1 to 14-3  (starting pg 308)
2.  Watch videos:  Electrodes,  pH meters
3. Do  Electrochemistry worksheet  Q 15
In Class:  
Due in  class:
 Electrochemistry worksheet, Textbook Q’s: 13-3, 13-6, 13-10, 13-16, 13-18, 13-24

Wednesday Nov. 5,  Electrochemistry Applications Jigsaw
Before coming to class:
1. Read book sections 16-1 to 16-2 (starting on pg 361)
Group 1: 16-3, coulometry  (starting on pg 369)
constant current and controlled potential
Group 2: 16-4, amperometry  (starting on pg 371)
Group 3: 16-5, voltammetry  (starting on pg 376)
sampled current polarography and square wave voltammetry
2. Respond to the following questions about your technique using the textbook and internet sources (be sure to cite your sources!):
In 1-2 sentences, describe what your technique does.
In 3-4 sentences, describe how your technique works.
In 3-4 sentences, describe what your technique is used for.
What are the advantages and disadvantages?
Be sure to come  prepared to class and be ready to teach  your technique to your peers.
Due in class: response to above questions for ALL techniques.  Your grade will depend on what you learned about your own technique and what you are able to teach your classmates.

Friday Nov. 7, Introduction to Spectroscopy
Before coming to class:
1. Read book sections  17-1  to  17-3  (starting pg  393)
2.  Watch videos:  Introduction to spectroscopy,  Beer’s Law
3.  Do  Spectroscopy Worksheet  Q’s: 1-7
In Class: Beer’s Law derivation,  Worksheet Q’s:  8-10
Due in  class: none

Monday Nov. 10,  Interaction of light and matter
Before coming to class:
1. Read book sections  17-4 to 17-7 (starting pg 400), 18-1  (starting pg 419)
2.  Watch videos:  Absorption
3.  Do  Spectroscopy Worksheet  Q’s:  11-15
4. Textbook Q’s 17-13, 17-16, 18-3, 18-4
In Class:  practice
Due Nov 17 in  class:  textbook Q’s  

Wednesday Nov. 12, Instrumentation
Before coming to class:
1. Read book sections  19-1 to 19-4 (starting pg 445)
2.  Watch videos:  What’s inside a spectrometer?
3.  Do  Spectroscopy Worksheet  Q’s:  16-22
4. Textbook Q’s 19-2, 19-3, 19-4, 19-6
In Class:  Stick-on instruments
Due Nov 17 in  class:  textbook Q’s  

Friday Nov. 14, FT-IR and noise
Before coming to class:
1. Read book sections  19-4 to 19-6 (starting pg 461)
2.  Watch videos:  FT-IR, vibrational modes
3.  Do  Spectroscopy Worksheet  Q’s:  23-27
4. Textbook Q’s  19-28,  19-33, 19-34
In Class:  Identifying plastics  (will help with  lab 6 writeup)
Due Nov 17 in  class:  textbook Q’s  

Monday  Nov. 17,  Atomic Spectroscopy
Before coming to class:
1. Read book sections 20-1  to 20-6  (starting pg 479)
2.  Watch video:  Atomic Spectroscopy,  ICP-MS,  ICP-MS tour
3. Text book Qs: 20-8, 20-12, 20-16,  20-25
4.  Spectroscopy Worksheet  Q’s: 28-32
In Class:  stick on instruments
Items Due:  Textbook Q’s, Spectroscopy Worksheet

Wednesday  Nov. 19, Application  Presentation  and Review
Come to class ready to present a unique and interesting application of Electrochemistry OR Spectroscopy.  Presentations will be 3-5 minutes in length and describe an application of electrochemistry or spectroscopy, how it relates to the material we have studied, and why you think it is interesting.  Prizes will be given for the best application and presentation.
Due after your presentation:  a 1 pg summary of the information contained in your presentation.  Including references if you used information from elsewhere.

Friday  Nov. 21, Exam 3 practice
Bring questions!  The exam review is completely student driven.  Start working on the old exams before coming to class so you know what you need help with.
Exam 3 Review
Exam 3 2012,  Practice Exam 3,  Exam 3 2013
Review will focus on 2013 Exam 3
Bring a list of Exam 3 equations you want to be provided for the exam

Monday  Nov. 24, Exam 3
Exam 3 equations
2014 CHEM 212 Exam 3 solns

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