ENVIRONMENTAL  CHEMISTRY (FCH 510)

 

Dr. David J. Kieber  (Room 417  Jahn)

 

Course Syllabus

 

 

 

1.      Introduction  to aquatic chemistry  (Chapter 1)

2.      Thermodynamics/Chemical Equilibrium  (Chapter 3)

3.      Kinetics  (Chapter 2)

4.      Acid-Base Chemistry  (Chapter 4)

5.      The Carbonate System  (Chapter 4)

6.      Ionic Interactions, Coordination Chemistry  (Chapter 5)

7.      Solubility-Precipitation/Dissolution  (Chapter 6)

8.      Oxidation Reduction  Chemistry  (Chapter 7)

 

 

Books:

  Water Chemistry.  1980.  V. Snoeyink and D. Jenkins  (Orange Bookstore)

  Aquatic Chemistry.  1996.  W. Stumm and  J. Morgan  (on Reserve in Moon Library)

 

Exams:

  There will be two exams and a final.  Exam 1, Thursday February 14; Exam 2,

  Tuesday April 2.  Final (TBA).  Exams from previous years will be on reserve in

  Moon  Library.

 

Grading:

  Undergraduate Students:  Exams 30% each, class participation 10%

  Graduate Students: Exams 20% each, final 25%, participation 10%, term paper 25%

  Term papers are due no later than May 2, 2001.

 

Office Hours:

  Tuesday 1:00-4:00 pm and Thursday 11:00-1:00 pm,  Room 417 Jahn


FCH 510  Environmental Chemistry I

Dr. David J. Kieber

 

Problem sets from Snoeyink and Jenkins, Water Chemistry

 

Chapter                                                                                               Problems

 

2                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1-3, 5, 6, 8, 10

 

3                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1, 4-14

 

4                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1-11, 15, 16, 18-25

note: For 23e do not use the exact procedure to calculate concentrations

 

5                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10-12

6                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1-3, 6, 8-11, 14

7                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1, 4a, 5-12, 15a