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Progressive Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry: A Guide to Early-Undergraduate Experimental Work

Handbook / Manual

By: SW Bennett

Royal Society of Chemistry

Paperback | Jun 1999 | #101299 | ISBN: 0854049509
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It is widely recognized that students on present-day chemistry courses need to develop a portfolio of practical skills. This book is the second in a series of publications which are directed towawrds the early part of an undergraduate chemistry programme. It features a variety of practical activities, spanning a wide range of chemistry. Activities are arranged in order of increasing skills development and demand, and each is accompanied by a guide for demonstrators. A technical guide is also included detailing all reagent and equipment requirements.


Hydrogen rocket; aspirin synthesis; aspirin analysis; atomic spectra; what's in a solution? organic identification; properties of a zeolite; nicotine and smoking; infrared spectroscopy; synthesis and analysis of an aluminium oxalate compound; catalase investigation; propanone iodization; an unknown metal; synthesis of a dyestuff intermediate and an azo dye; synthesis of an epoxide; nickel catalyst; polyhalides; electrochemical cells; unknown alcohol; equilibrium constant; stereochemistry of nickel compounds.

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