General Chemistry II Syllabus

CHM 1143, section TCAA, Fall, 2016

McCall Hall, Room 326

MWF 9:00-9:50 AM

 

Instructor:  Dr. Christopher King

Office:  MSCX 312H, (334)670-3576.

Textbook & Online Homework:  Chemistry The Central Science.  13th ed., 2014, by Brown, LeMay, Bursten, Murphy, Woodward, Stoltzfus.  Publisher:  Pearson.  eText & Modified MasteringChemistry access:  ISBN-13: 9780321934802.

(Free Supplement:  openstax chemistry)

Schedule of Dr. King, Fall, 2016

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:00-9:00

 

 

 

 

 

9:00-10:00

Gen. Chem. 2, MSCX 326

Office hours

Gen. Chem. 2, MSCX 326

Gen. Chem. 2, MSCX 326

10:00-11:30

Office hours

Office hours 

Office hours 

11:30-1:00

Gen Chem. 2 Lab, MSCX 306

 

1:00-2:00

Gen. Chem. 1,

MSCX 112

Gen. Chem. 1,

MSCX 112

Gen. Chem. 1,

MSCX 112

2:00-2:30

Gen Chem. 1 Lab, MSCX 310

 

2:30-4:20

Gen Chem. 2 Lab, MSCX 306

 

4:20-5:20

 

 

 

 

Home page:  http://christopherking.name.

Course Description:  Acid-base theory, solutions, chemical equilibria, thermodynamics, kinetics, and electrochemistry.

Tentative Schedule

8/17 Wed

Chap. 8, Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding

8/19 Fri

 

8/22 Mon

Last day to add/drop/withdraw without financial penalty MasteringChemistry:  “Drawing Structures” due

8/24 Wed

 

8/26 Fri

 

8/29 Mon

Chap. 9, Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories. 

8/31 Wed

MC: Homework over chapter 8 due

9/2 Fri

MC: Test over chapter 8 due

9/5 Mon

Labor Day

9/7 Wed

 

9/9 Fri

 

9/12 Mon

 

9/14 Wed

 

9/16 Fri

No Class (wedding)

Chap. 10, Gases.  MC: Homework over chapter 9 due

9/19 Mon

MC: Test over chapter 9 due

9/21 Wed

 

9/23 Fri

 

9/26 Mon

 

9/28 Wed

 

9/30 Fri

Chap. 11, Intermolecular Forces, Liquids, and Solids.  MC: Homework over chapter 10 due

10/3 Mon

MC: Test over chapter 10 due

10/5 Wed

 

10/7 Fri

 

10/10 Mon

 

10/12 Wed

Chap. 13, Properties of Solutions.  MC: Homework over chapter 11 due

10/14 Fri

MC: Test over chapter 11 due (Taken in class)

10/17 Mon

 

10/19 Wed

 

10/21 Fri

 

10/24 Mon

Chap. 15, Chemical Equilibrium.  MC: Homework over chapter 13 due.

10/26 Wed

MC: Test over chapter 13 due

10/28 Fri

 

10/31 Mon

 

11/2 Wed

 

11/4 Fri

Chap. 16, Acid-Base Equilibria.  MC: Homework over chapter 15 due

11/7 Mon

MC: Test over chapter 15 due

11/9 Wed

 

11/11 Fri

Veteran’s Day; No Class

11/14 Mon

 

11/16 Wed

 

11/18 Fri

Chap. 17, Additional Aspects of Aqueous Equilibria.   MC: Homework over chapter 16 due

11/21-25, Mon-Fri    Thanksgiving Break; No Classes

11/28 Mon

 

11/30 Wed

MC: Test over chapter 16 due

12/2 Fri

 

12/5 Mon

Last day of class.  MC: Homework over chapter 17 due.  (MC: Test over chapter 17 due on Tuesday, 12/6)

12/7 Wed

Dead Day

12/9 Friday

Final Exam, 11-1 PM

 

Grading:  A, 90-100; B, 80-89; C, 70-79; D, 60-69

20%   Homework

1%     “Adaptive follow-up”

59%   Tests (8)

20%   Final Exam

An excuse must be provided for missed tests.

If you drop lecture, you must drop lab.

For an incomplete to be considered, the student must have a C for the completed material.

 

Disabilities:  Students whose disabilities fall within the “Americans with Disabilities Act” should inform me as soon as possible of any special needs.  Students with a learning disability should inform me, preferably after contacting the Office of Adaptive Needs Program (Trojan Center 215, 670-3221).  Various accommodations are available through the Adaptive Needs Program.

 

Use of any electronic device by students in the instructional environment is prohibited unless explicitly approved on a case-by-case basis by the instructor or by the Office of Disability Services in collaboration with the instructor.  Cellular phones, pagers, and other communication devices may be used for emergencies, however, but sending or receiving non-emergency messages is forbidden by the University.  Particularly, use of a communication device to violate the Troy University “Standards of Conduct” will result in appropriate disciplinary action (See pp. 42-52 of the Oracle.)


 

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