CHEM 750/7500-03 - Aqueous Solutions and Interfaces

Semester: Winter 2022

Professor: P. Tremaine | Discipline: Physical | Campus: Guelph

Description

An introduction to aqueous solution chemistry, from classical macroscopic descriptions to modern treatments of the properties of electrolytes and non-electrolytes at a molecular level.

Materials

Physical Chemistry, by P. Atkins and J. De Paula 10th & 11th eds;

Quantitative Chemical Analysis by D.C. Harris, 8th or 9th eds
and CHEM*4880/7500 Lecture Notes (2022), by P. Tremaine

Evaluation

The proposed marking scheme is as follows. It will be discussed and finalized during the first week of class:

  • Assignments 15%    Every 2 weeks, total of 3 Assignments
  • Mid-Term Exam 25%    Mar. 4 or Th. Mar 5, 6:00-7:30 pm, MacN 318
  • Project 35%    Presentation and/or Term Paper, Due April 6
  • Final Exam 25%    Mon, April 20, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (Location TBA)

                                                  OR Take-Home Exam (TBD in Week 1)

 Assignments must be done individually. Use of laptops in class requires written permission.  Personal communication devices should be turned off.

Lab/Project

No lab or project details provided.

Schedule

  • Tue: 11:30 am - 12:50 pm in MCKN 224 (Guelph only)
  • Thu: 11:30 am - 12:50 pm in MCKN 224 (Guelph only)

Office Hours

Prof. Peter Tremaine ([email protected]) Rm. MacN 314 B. Office (Ext 56076) Rm. MacN 309. Lab (Ext 53811) Office hours: To be determined IMPORTANT: Please write “Subject: CHEM 7500…” in all e-mail.