Chem 1910H-Gen. Chem.

This is the first semester of a one year college general chemistry honors course.

Download a pdf of the full syllabus here.

Instructor: Philip Grandinetti
Instructor Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 12:30-1:30 PM, or by appointment
Instructor Office: 0044 McPherson Lab
Secret Underground Laboratory: 0048 McPherson Lab

Required Text: "Chemical Principles,'' Sixth Edition, Atkins, Jones, and Laverman

Lecture Topic(s)Chapter
First Law of Thermodynamics - Work, Heat8
Second and Third Law of Thermodynamics9
Atoms: The Quantum World 1,2
Chemical Bonds3
Molecular Shape and Structure4
Liquids and Solids6
Physical Equilibria10

Laboratory 20% (A minimum of 50% of total lab points are required to pass the course)
Quizzes 15%
First Exam 20%
Second Exam 20%
Final Exam 25%