Laboratory Experiments for Chemistry: The Central Science, Global Edition (13th edition)

Laboratory Experiments for Chemistry: The Central Science, Global Edition (13th edition)

By: Kenneth C. Kemp (author), Theodore E. Brown (author), John H. Nelson (author)Paperback

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Prepared by John H. Nelson and Kenneth C. Kemp, both of the University of Nevada. This manual contains 43 finely tuned experiments chosen to introduce students to basic lab techniques and to illustrate core chemical principles. You can also customize these labs through Catalyst, our custom database program. For more information, visit In the Thirteenth Edition, all experiments were carefully edited for accuracy and safety. Pre-labs and questions were revised and several experiments were added or changed. Two of the new experiments have been added to Chapter 11.


1. Basic Laboratory Techniques 2. Identification of Substances by Physical Properties 3. Separation of the Components of a Mixture 4. Chemical Reactions 5. Chemical Formulas 6. Chemical Reactions of Copper and Percent Yield 7. Chemical in Everyday Life: What Are They and How Do We Know? 8. Gravimetric Analysis of a Chloride Salt 9. Solubility and the Effect of Temperature on Solubility 10. Paper Chromatography: Separation of Cations and Dyes 11. Molecular Geometries of Covalent Molecules: Lewis Structures and the VSEPR Model 12. Atomic Spectra and Atomic Structure 13. Behavior of Gases: Molar Mass of a Vapor 14. Determination of R: The Gas Law Constant 15. Activity Series 16. Electrolysis, the Faraday, and Avogadro's Number 17. Electrochemical Cells and Thermodynamics 18. The Chemistry of Oxygen: Basic and Acidic Oxides and the Periodic Table 19. Freezing Point Depression Experiment 20. Titration of Acids and Bases 21. Reactions in Aqueous Solutions: Metathesis Reactions and Net Ionic Equations 22. Colorimetric Determination of an Equilibrium Constant in Aqueous Solution 23. Chemical Equilibrium: Le Ch (R)telier's Principles 24. Hydrolysis of Salts and pH of Buffer Solutions 25. Determination of the Dissociation Constant of a Weak Acid 26. Titration Curves of Polyprotic Acids 27. Determination of the Solubility- Product Constant for a Sparingly Soluble Salt 28. Heat of Neutralization 29. Rates of Chemical Reactions I: A Clock Reaction 30. Rates of Chemical Reactions II: Rate and Order of H2O2 Decomposition 31. Introduction to Qualitative Analysis 32. Abbreviated Qualitative Analysis Scheme Part I: Chemistry of Group 1 Cations: Pb2+, Ag+, Hg22+ Part II: Chemistry of Group 2 Cations: Pb2+, Cu2+, Bi3+, Sn4+ Part III: Chemistry of Group 3 Cations: Fe3+, Ni2+, Mn2+, Al3+ Part IV: Chemistry of Group 4 Cations: Ba2+, Ca2+, NH4+, Na+ Part V: Chemistry of Anions: SO42-, NO3-, CO32-, Cl-, Br-, I-, CrO42-, PO43-, S2-, SO32- Part VI: Analysis of a Simple Salt 33. Colorimetric Determination of Iron 34. Solubility and Thermodynamics 35. Analysis of Water for Dissolved Oxygen 36. Preparation and Reactions of Coordination Compounds: Oxalate Complexes 37. Oxidation-Reduction Titrations I: Determination of Oxalate 38. Enthalpy of Vaporization and Clausius-Clapeyron Equation 39. Oxidation-Reduction Titrations II: Analysis of Bleach 40. Molecular Geometry: Experience with Models 41. Preparation of Aspirin and Oil of Wintergreen 42. Analysis of Aspirin 43. Crystalline Solids Appendices A. The Laboratory Notebook B. Chemical Arithmetic C. Graphical Interpretation of Data: Calibration Curves and Least-Squares Analysis D. Summary of Solubility Properties of Ions and Solids E. Solubility-Product Constants for Compounds at 25 DegreesC F. Dissociation Constants for Acids at 25 DegreesC G. Dissociation Constants for Bases at 25 DegreesC H. Selected Standard Reduction Potentials at 25 DegreesC I. Spreadsheets J. Qualitative-Analysis Techniques K. Vapor Pressure of Water at Various Temperatures L. Names, Formulas, and Charges of Common Ions M. Some Molar Masses N. Basic SI Units, Some Derived SI Units, and Conversion Factors O. Composition of Commercial Reagent Acids and Bases

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  • ISBN13: 9781292077604
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  • Number Of Pages: 752
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  • ISBN10: 1292077603
  • edition: 13th edition

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