535-1001-00L  Laboratory Course General Chemistry (for Biology and Pharmacy)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersR. O. Kissner, K.‑H. Altmann, J. Hall, D. Neri, G. Schneider, M. D. Wörle
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentInformation about the practical course will be given on the first day.



Catalogue data

AbstractIntroduction 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 notesCourse manual in German (is handed out to the students at the begin of the lessons).
Language: German, English upon request.

PDF files available at
http://acac1.ethz.ch/praktikum/docs.html
LiteratureBasic Concepts of Chemistry, International Student Version, 8th Edition, Leo J. Malone, Theodore Dolter
Wiley

is a suitable textbook.
Prerequisites / NoticeThis practical course causes costs for materials and chemicals. The costs are charged to the students at the end of semester.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersR. O. Kissner, K.-H. Altmann, J. Hall, D. Neri, G. Schneider, M. D. Wörle
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examination2 schriftliche Kurztests zum Praktikumsinhalt Mitte/Ende Kurs, die kumuliert bestanden werden müssen

Learning materials

 
Main linkPraktikum Allgemeine Chemie für Pharm. Wiss. und Biologie, 535-1001-00L
Only public learning materials are listed.

Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
535-1001-00 PPraktikum Allgemeine Chemie (für Biol./Pharm.Wiss.) Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.
So früh wie möglich in myStudies belegen, weil Brandschutzkurse mit separatem Aufgebot schon vorher stattfinden.
8 hrs
Tue13-18HCI E 374 »
13-18HCI E 378 »
13-18HCI J 174 »
13-18HCI J 190.2 »
13-18HCI J 192.2 »
13-18HCI J 194.2 »
13-18HCI J 196.2 »
13-18HCI J 198.2 »
Thu13-18HCI E 374 »
13-18HCI E 378 »
13-18HCI J 174 »
13-18HCI J 190.2 »
13-18HCI J 192.2 »
13-18HCI J 194.2 »
13-18HCI J 196.2 »
13-18HCI J 198.2 »
19.09.13-14HG E 3 »
16.11.13-14HCI G 3 »
07.12.12-14HCI G 3 »
21.12.13-14HIL E 3 »
R. O. Kissner, K.‑H. Altmann, J. Hall, D. Neri, G. Schneider, M. D. Wörle

Groups

No information on groups available.

Restrictions

General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers

Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
Biology BachelorFirst Year Laboratory CoursesOInformation
Pharmaceutical Sciences BachelorAdditional First Year CoursesOInformation