Reinhard Otto Kissner: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2017
|Name||Dr. Reinhard Otto Kissner|
Lab. für Anorganische Chemie
ETH Zürich, HCI H 223
|Department||Chemistry and Applied Biosciences|
|535-1001-00L||Laboratory Course General Chemistry (for Biology and Pharmacy) |
Information about the practical course will be given on the first day.
|6 credits||8P||R. O. Kissner, K.‑H. Altmann, J. Hall, D. Neri, G. Schneider, M. D. Wörle|
|Abstract||Introduction to the practical work in a chemistry laboratory. The most important manipulations and techniques are treated, as well as the the most fundamental chemical reaction types.|
|Objective||- Knowledge of the basic chemical laboratory methods.|
- Basic knowledge of the scientific approach in experimenting.
- Observation and interpretation of real-world chemical processes.
- Keeping of a reliable laboratory journal.
|Content||- Simple chemical methods and calculations.|
- Separation techniques.
- Physical measurements: mass, volume, pH, optical spectra.
- Ionic solids (salts).
- Acid/base chemistry, buffers.
- Redox reactions.
- Metal complexes.
- Titration methods and quantitative spectrometry.
- Introduction to qualitative analysis.
|Lecture notes||Course manual in German (is handed out to the students at the begin of the lessons).|
Language: German, English upon request.
PDF files available at
|Literature||Basic Concepts of Chemistry, International Student Version, 8th Edition, Leo J. Malone, Theodore Dolter|
is a suitable textbook.
|Prerequisites / Notice||This practical course causes costs for materials and chemicals. The costs are charged to the students at the end of semester.|