Experiments in Physical Chemistry

Hardcover | February 14, 2008

byCarl Garland, Joseph Nibler, David Shoemaker

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This best-selling comprehensive laboratory textbook includes experiments with background theoretical information, safety recommendations, and computer applications. Updated chapters are provided regarding the use of spreadsheets and other scientific software as well as regarding electronics and computer interfacing of experiments using Visual Basic and LabVIEW. Supplementary instructor information regarding necessary supplies, equipment, and procedures is provided in an integrated manner in the text.

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This best-selling comprehensive laboratory textbook includes experiments with background theoretical information, safety recommendations, and computer applications. Updated chapters are provided regarding the use of spreadsheets and other scientific software as well as regarding electronics and computer interfacing of experiments using...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:752 pages, 10.1 × 8.3 × 1.3 inPublished:February 14, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0072828420

ISBN - 13:9780072828429

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Table of Contents

I Introduction

II Treatment of Experimental Data

A. Calculations and Presentation of Data

B. Uncertainties in Data and Results

III Use of Computers

IV Gases

1. Gas Thermometry

2. Joule-Thomson Effect

3. Heat-Capacity Ratios for Gases

V Transport Properties of Gases

Kinetic Theory of Transport Phenomena

4. Viscosity of Gases

5. Diffusion of Gases

VI Thermochemistry

Principles of Calorimetry

6. Heats of Combustion

7. Strain Energy of the Cyclopropane Ring

8. Heats of Ionic Reaction

VII Solutions

9. Partial Molar Volume

10. Cryoscopic Determination of Molar Mass

11. Freezing-Point Depression of Strong and Weak Electrolytes

12. Chemical Equilibrium in Solution

VIII Phase Behavior

13. Vapor Pressure of a Pure Liquid

14. Binary Liquid-Vapor Phase Diagram

15. Ordering in Nematic Liquid Crystals

16. Liquid-Vapor Coexistence Curve and the Critical Point

IX Electrochemistry

17. Conductance of Solutions

18. Temperature Dependence of emf

19. Activity Coefficients from Cell Measurements

X Chemical Kinetics

20. Method of Initial Rates: Iodine Clock

21. NMR Study of a Reversible Hydrolysis Reaction

22. Enzyme Kinetics: Inversion of Sucrose

23. Kinetics of the Decomposition of Benzenediazonium Ion

24. Gas-Phase Kinetics

XI Surface Pheomena

25. Surface Tension of Solutions

26. Physical Adsorption of Gases

XII Macromolecules

27. Intrinsic Viscosity: Chain Linkage in Polyvinyl Alcohol

28. Helix-Coil Transition in Polypeptides

XIII Electric, Magnetic, and Optical Properties

29. Dipole Moment of Polar Molecules in Solution

30. Dipole Moment of HCl Molecules in the Gas Phase

31. Magnetic Susceptibility

32. NMR Determination of Paramagnetic Susceptibility

33. Dynamic Light Scattering

XIV. Spectroscopy

34. Absorption Spectrum of a Conjugated Dye

35. Raman Spectroscopy: Vibrational Spectrum of CCl4

36. Stimulated Raman Spectrum of Benzene

37. Vibrational-Rotational Spectra of HCl and DCl

38. Vibrational-Rotational Spectra of Acetylenes

39. Absorption and Emission Spectra of I2

40. Fluorescence Lifetime and Quenching in I2 Vapor

41. Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy

42. NMR Determination of Keto-Enol Equilibrium Constants

43. NMR Study of Gas-Phase DCl-HBr Isotopic Exchange Reaction

44. Solid-State Lasers: Radiative Properties of Ruby Crystals

45. Spectroscopic Properties of CdSe Nanocrystals

XV Solids

46. Determination of Crystal Structure by X-Ray Diffraction

47. Lattice Energy of Solid Argon

48. Statistical Thermodynamics of Iodine Sublimation

XVI Electronic Devices and Measurements

XVII Temperature

XVIII Vacuum Techniques

XIX Instruments

XX Miscellaneous Procedures

XXI Least-Squares Fitting Procedures

Appendix A Glossary of Symbols
Appendix B International System of Units and Concentration Units
Appendix C Safety
Appendix D Literature Work
Appendix E Research Journals
Appendix F Numerical Methods of Analysis
Appendix G Barometer Corrections
Appendix H. Ethical Conduct in Physical Chemistry