Laboratory Manual for Principles of General Chemistry (10th Revised edition)

Laboratory Manual for Principles of General Chemistry (10th Revised edition)

By: Jo Allan Beran (author)Paperback

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A lab manual for the General Chemistry course, Beran has been popular for the past nine editions because of its broad selection of experiments, clear layout, and design. Containing enough material for two or three terms, this lab manual emphasizes chemical principles as well as techniques. In addition, the manual helps students understand the timing and situations for various techniques.

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Dr. Jo Allan Beran is a Regents Professor of Chemistry at Texas A&M University System. He has published a combined total of 30 texts and lab manuals on chemistry as well as 19 articles in various journals. Dr. Beran is a member of American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Texas Association of College Teachers (TACT).


Preface iii Laboratory Safety and Guidelines 1 Data Documentation 5 Data Analysis 9 Laboratory Techniques 17 Experiments A. Introduction Dry Lab 1 The Laboratory and SI, 43 Experiment 1 Basic Laboratory Operations, 51 B. Chemical and Physical Properties Experiment 2 Identification of a Compound: Chemical Properties, 59 Experiment 3 Water Analysis: Solids, 67 Experiment 4 Paper Chromatography, 75 Experiment 5 Percent Water in a Hydrated Salt, 85 Dry Lab 2A Inorganic Nomenclature I. Oxidation Numbers, 91 Dry Lab 2B Inorganic Nomenclature II. Binary Compounds, 94 Dry Lab 2C Inorganic Nomenclature III. Ternary Compounds, 98 Experiment 6 Acids, Bases, and Salts, 103 C. Mole Concept Experiment 7 Empirical Formulas, 115 Experiment 8 Limiting Reactant, 123 Experiment 9 A Volumetric Analysis, 133 Experiment 10 Vinegar Analysis, 143 D. Atomic and Molecular Structure Experiment 11 Periodic Table and Periodic Law, 149 Dry Lab 3 Atomic and Molecular Structure, 161 E. Gases Experiment 12 Molar Mass of a Volatile Liquid, 173 Experiment 13 A Carbonate Analysis; Molar Volume of Carbon Dioxide, 181 F. Solutions Experiment 14 Molar Mass of a Solid, 189 Experiment 15 Synthesis of Potassium Alum, 199 G. Acid-Base Equilibria and Analysis Experiment 16 LeChatelier s Principle; Buffers, 207 Experiment 17 Antacid Analysis, 219 Experiment 18 Potentiometric Analyses, 227 Experiment 19 Aspirin Synthesis and Analysis, 237 Experiment 20 Alkalinity of a Water Resource, 245 Experiment 21 Hard Water Analysis, 255 Experiment 22 Molar Solubility, Common-Ion Effect, 263 H. Kinetics Experiment 23 Factors Affecting Reaction Rates, 271 Experiment 24 A Rate Law and Activation Energy, 281 I. Thermodynamics Experiment 25 Calorimetry, 293 Experiment 26 Thermodynamics of the Dissolution of Borax, 305 J. Oxidation-Reduction Systems and Analysis Experiment 27 Oxidation Reduction Reactions, 315 Experiment 28 Chemistry of Copper, 323 Experiment 29 Bleach Analysis, 331 Experiment 30 Vitamin C Analysis, 341 Experiment 31 Dissolved Oxygen Levels in Natural Waters, 349 Experiment 32 Galvanic Cells, the Nernst Equation, 357 Experiment 33 Electrolytic Cells, Avogadro s Number, 369 K. Transition Metal Systems and Analysis Experiment 34 An Equilibrium Constant, 377 Experiment 35 Spectrophotometric Metal Ion Analysis, 389 Experiment 36 Transition Metal Complexes, 397 L. Qualitative Analysis Dry Lab 4 Preface to Qualitative Analysis, 409 Experiment 37 Qual: Common Anions, 413 Experiment 38 Qual I. Na+, K+, , Mg2+, Ca2+, Cu2+, 423 Experiment 39 Qual II. Ni2+, Fe3+, Al3+, Zn2+, 433 Appendixes Appendix A Conversion Factors, 441 Appendix B Familiar Names of Common Chemicals, 442 Appendix C Vapor Pressure of Water, 444 Appendix D Concentrations of Acids and Bases, 445 Appendix E Water Solubility of Inorganic Salts, 446

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  • publication date: 28/02/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781118621516
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 456
  • ID: 9781118621516
  • weight: 818
  • ISBN10: 1118621514
  • edition: 10th Revised edition

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