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Daniel A Jaffe
B CUSP 152
Bothell Campus

General Chemistry

Energy, enthalpy and thermochemistry, spontaneity, entropy and free energy, electrochemistry, quantum mechanics and atomic theory, general concepts of bonding. Includes laboratory. Prerequisite: 1.7 in B CUSP 142.

Class description

This is the second quarter of the General Chemistry sequence. The class will cover thermodynamics, electrochemistry, atomic theory and chemical bonding. The class consists of three lectures per week plus a 3 hour lab.

Student learning goals

Understand the laws of thermodynamics.

Understand energy in chemical reactions.

Understand atomic theory and the nature of chemical bonds.

General method of instruction

Lectures, labs, problem sets.

Recommended preparation

Chem 142 (BCUS 142) with a grade of 1.7 or better.

Class assignments and grading

Grading is based on weekly homework, several hour exams and a final.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Daniel A Jaffe
Date: 10/12/2007