SRJC Course Outlines

10/22/2020 5:09:17 PMCHEM 4B Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHEM 4BTitle:  GEN CHEM WITH QUANT  
Full Title:  General Chemistry with Quantitative Analysis
Last Reviewed:2/24/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum5.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum5.00Lab Scheduled6.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled105.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total9.00 Contact Total157.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 262.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Second semester of an intensive one-year program covering physical, inorganic and analytical chemistry.  Laboratory includes quantitative and instrumental analysis.  Recommended for chemistry, chemical engineering, preprofessional, and physical or life science majors.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CHEM 4A


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Second semester of an intensive one-year program covering physical, inorganic and analytical chemistry.  Laboratory includes quantitative and instrumental analysis.  Recommended for chemistry, chemical engineering, preprofessional, and physical or life science majors.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CHEM 4A
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 B1Physical ScienceFall 1981Fall 2018
 B3Laboratory Activity  
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 5APhysical SciencesFall 1981Fall 2018
 5CFulfills Lab Requirement  
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: CHEM 120S General Chemistry for Science Majors Sequence A SRJC Equivalent Course(s): CHEM1A AND CHEM1B OR CHEM4A AND CHEM4B

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Solve for the concentrations or pressures of various species in a chemical equilibrium.
2.  Apply the concepts of chemical equilibrium to acids and bases, buffers, titration, solubility, electrochemistry and metal complex formation.
3.  Determine the free energy change for a physical or chemical process at nonstandard conditions.
4.  Apply the principles of electrochemistry in the construction and analysis of voltaic and electrolytic cells.  
5.  Use kinetics to describe the rate and possible mechanisms of a reaction.  
6.  Describe isomerism and bonding in transition metal complexes.
7.  Describe the kinetics and other phenomena related to nuclear chemistry and radioactivity.
8.  Recognize, name, and draw the structures of some organic compounds.
9.  Identify and control factors that influence experimental error in gravimetric and volumetric analysis.
10.  Use advanced instrumentation, such as UV-Visible and infrared (IR) spectroscopy, gas chromatography (GC) and atomic absorption (AA) in analysis of unknowns.  
11.  Analyze experimental error qualitatively and with statistical methods.  
12.  Apply chemical principles to real world situations.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Chemical Equilibrium
     A.  Equilibrium constants (K) and quotients (Q)
     B.  Le Chatelier's principle
     C.  Relationship to free energy
     D.  Dependence on temperature
     E.  Methods and approximations for solving equilibrium systems
II.  Aqueous Equilibria
     A.  Weak acids and bases
     B.  pH, pKa, buffers and titration
     C.  Polyprotic acids
     D.  Very dilute and very weak acids and bases
     E.  Solubility equilibria
     F.  Common ion effect
     G.  Complex ion equilibria
III.  Electrochemistry
     A.  Balancing oxidation-reduction reactions
     B.  Voltaic cells
     C.  Standard reduction potentials
     D.  Concentration cells and the Nernst equation
     E.  Batteries
     F.  Electrolysis
IV.  Kinetics
     A.  Reaction rates and rate laws
     B.  Determining rate laws
     C.  Integrated rate laws
     D.  Activation energy and the Arrhenius equation
     E.  Reaction mechanisms
     F.  Catalysis
V.  Coordination Chemistry of Transition Metals
     A.  Coordination compounds
     B.  Types of isomerism
     C.  Ligand Field Theory
VI.  Nuclear Chemistry
     A.  Types of radioactive decay
     B.  Kinetics of decay
     C.  Applications
     D.  Fission and fusion
VII.  Introduction to Organic Chemistry
     A.  Basic structures and nomenclature
     B.  Isomerism
     C.  Functional groups
 
Laboratory material:
1.  Lab safety and maintaining a lab notebook
2.  Determining an equilibrium constant
3.  Buffers
4.  Indicators
5.  Potentiometric titration
6.  Solubility products
7.  Determination of an unknown
8.  Voltaic Cells
9.  Electrolytic Cells
10.  Determining rate law and activation energy
11.  Synthesis and analysis of a metal complex
12.  Nuclear chemistry
13. Techniques and skills
     a.  Use of spreadsheet software
     b.  Instrumental analysis
     c.  Use of calibration curves
     d.  Internal standards
     e.  Writing laboratory reports

Assignments:
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1. Specific reading and study assignments from the lecture textbook (10-30 pages per week)
2. Homework: Completion of recommended end-of-chapter problems (15-20 per week)
3. Laboratory experiments and lab reports (13-18 per semester)
4. Midterm Exams (2-5), Quizzes (0-4), Final Exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 35%
Lab reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 20%
Homework
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 10%
Lab technique and accuracy of results
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
45 - 80%
Exams, Quizzes and Tests
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Chemical Principles, 7th Ed., Zumdahl and DeCoste (Cengage, 2013).
Chemical Principles: The Quest for Insight, 6th Ed., Atkins and Jones (Freeman, 2012).
General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications, 10th Ed., Petrucci, Herring, Madura, Bissonnette (Pearson, 2010).
Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change, 6th Ed, Silberberg (McGraw-Hill, 2011).
Principles of Modern Chemistry, 7th Ed., Oxtoby, Gillis and Campion, (Cengage, 2011).
 
Lab Manuals
Instructor Prepared Materials
Laboratory Experiments for Chemistry: The Central Science, 12th Ed., Brown, Nelson, Kemp and Stoltzfus (Pearson, 2011).
Quantitative Chemical Analysis, 8th Ed., Daniel Harris, (Freeman, 2010).
Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry, 9th Ed., Skoog, West, Holler and Crouch (Cengage, 2013).

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