Safety-Scale Laboratory Experiments for Chemistry for Today

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 6/9/2010
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Perform experiments with skill and confidence in your lab course using this easy-to-understand manual! This proven manual contains 15 general chemistry and 20 organic/biochemistry safety-scale laboratory experiments developed during more than 35 years of laboratory instruction. Blending laboratory skills and exercises that illustrate the main textbook's concepts, the manual uses "safety-scale" experiments, which are safe, easy to use, and require no special equipment.

Table of Contents

Introduction v
Measurements and Significant Figuresp. 1
The Use of Chemical Balancesp. 15
The Use of Volumetric Ware and the Determination of Densityp. 29
Physical and Chemical Changesp. 47
Separations and Analysisp. 59
Classification of Chemical Reactionsp. 75
Analysis Using Decomposition Reactionsp. 91
Gas Lawsp. 103
Solution Formation and Characteristicsp. 123
Colligative Properties of Solutionsp. 139
Reaction Rates and Equilibriump. 151
Acids, Bases, Salts, and Buffersp. 167
Analysis of Vinegarp. 183
Determination of Ka for Weak Acidsp. 195
The Acidic Hydrogens of Acidsp. 207
The Use of Melting Points in the Identification of Organic Compoundsp. 219
Isolation and Purification of an Organic Compoundp. 231
Hydrocarbonsp. 245
Reactions of Alcohols and Phenolsp. 259
Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketonesp. 273
Reactions of Carboxylic Acids, Amines, and Amidesp. 283
The Synthesis of Aspirin and Other Estersp. 299
Identifying Functional Groups in Unknownsp. 311
Synthetic Polymersp. 325
Dyes, Inks, and Food Coloringsp. 339
A Study of Carbohydratesp. 355
Preparation of Soap By Lipid Saponificationp. 369
Isolation of Natural Products: Trimyristin and Cholesterolp. 381
Amino Acids and Proteinsp. 393
Enzymes: Nature's Catalystsp. 409
Factors That Influence Enzyme Activityp. 421
Vitamin C Content of Foods?
Assigned Samplesp. 435
Vitamin C Content of Foods?
Samples from Homep. 447
Extraction of DNA from Wheat Germp. 457
Detection of Minerals in Breakfast Cerealsp. 467
Graphs and Graphingp. 479
Equipment, Chemicals, Reagents, and Suppliesp. 485
Table of Atomic Weights and Numbersp. 519
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