CEE 680

Spring 2020

Detailed Schedule[1]

 

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All classes are at 8AM Eastern Time unless otherwise indicated

Date

Day

Video

L#

P#

Lecture

Homeworks

Reading[2]

Notes

22 Jan

W

Z

1

1

I. Introduction

     Course overview, administration, chemistry review

 

Chapt 1 & 2

(SM1&2, P1&2)

 

           

22 Jan

W

Z

2

2

        Stoichiometry, activity

 

 

24 Jan

F Z, E

3

3

        Kinetics theory & data analysis

 

 

10:10

27 Jan M Z, E

4

4

        Ionic Strength Effects

 

 

 

29 Jan

W Z, E

5

5

        Kinetics

 #1 assigned

 

29 Jan

W Z, E

6

6

II. Acids and Bases

        Definitions, Nature and strength

 

 Chapt. 3-6

(SM3, P3-8)

10:10
31 Jan F Z, E

7

7

        Equilibrium expressions

 

3 Feb

M Z, E

8

8

        Analytical Solutions

        Use of simplifying assumptions

 

 

 

5 Feb W Z, E

9

9

        Approximate vs. exact

        Types of simplified solutions

 

 

 
5 Feb W Z, E

10

10

        Summary of special cases

    #1 due,

 

 

10:10
7 Feb F Z, E

11

11

        Diprotic acids

        graphical solutions

#2 assigned

 

 
10 Feb M Z, E

12

12

       graphical solutions (cont.)

 

 
12 Feb W Z, E

13

13

        graphical solutions (cont.)

#3 assigned  

 

 
12 Feb W Z, E

14

14

        graphical solutions (cont.)

        Solutions of two acids

 

 

10:10

14 Feb F Z, E

15

15

·        Thermodynamics

·        Temperature Effects

#2 due

 

 

17 Feb

M

No Class, President's Day: UMass Holiday

18 Feb Tu Z, E

15

15

       Thermodynamics

        Acid and Conjugate Base

 

 

Monday schedule

19 Feb W No Class
21 Feb F Z, E

16

16

        Titration Curves

        Buffers

 

 

24 Feb M Z, E

17

17

·        Titration Curves (cont.)

·        Buffer Intensity

#3 due   10:10
26 Feb W Z, E

1819

1819

·       MINEQL intro

·        Buffer Intensity

 

 

Chapt. 7

(SM4, P9&10)

 
26 Feb W Z, E

20

20

·        Alkalinity theory

·        Carbonates and Alk

#4 assigned    

 

 
28 Feb F  

21

21

III. Dissolved Carbon Dioxide

·        Carbon cycle, acid/base equil.

·        acid precipitation

 
Z, E

22

22

·        Henry's Law, Pure water & pH

 

 

10:10
 

23

23

·        Alkalinity and CT

 

 

 
2 Mar M Z, E

24

24

·        Closed sysemts

 

 
4 Mar W Z, E

25

25

·        Open systems

#4 due  

 

 
4 Mar W Z, E

26

26

·        Alk & Open systems

 

10:10
6 Mar F Z, E

27

27

IV. Coordination Chemistry

·        Definitions & Hydrolysis

Semester Project assigned 

 

 
9 Mar M Z, E

28 29

28 29

·        Hydrolysis & simple complexes

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Chapt. 8.1-8.6

(SM 6; P18)

10 Mar Tu  

 

First EXAM  (5:30 PM; Elab 327)

Through L#17

11 Mar W Z, E

 

 

·        Intro to MINEQL

 

 

11 Mar W Z, E

30

30

        Case Studies

 

10:10

13 Mar F Z

31

31

        Classification of metals

#5 assigned; SP#1

 

UMass Spring Break

23 Mar M Zs, Z

32

32

        Case Studies: EDTA

 

25 Mar W Zs, Z

33

33

        Case Studies: NTA

        MINEQL problems

 

25 Mar W Z

34

34

V. Precipitation and Dissolution

·      Composition of natural waters

·        Solubility products

  SP#2

Chapt. 8.7-8.15

(SM7; P11-14)

10:10

27 Mar F Zs, Z

35

35

·        Solubility of Metals

#6 assigned

 

30 Mar M Zs, Z

36

36

·        Simple examples

#5 due,

 

 

1 Apr W Zs, Z 37

 

37

 

·        solubility of various hydroxides

     
1 Apr W Z

 #6 due

 

10:10

3 Apr F Zs, Z

38

38

·        solubility of carbonates

 

 

 

6 Apr M Zs, Z

39

39

·    Solubility of Carbonates     

 

 

 

8 Apr W Zs, Z

40

40

        carbonates & hydroxides

SP#3

 

 

8 Apr W Z

41

41

        carbonate solubility: open systems

 

10:10

10 Apr F Zs, Z

42

42

        Mixed carbonate/hydroxide system and predominance diagrams

  #7 assigned

 

Chapt. 9

(SM8, P19-23)

13 Apr M Zs, Z 43 43

·        Precipitation, multiple solids phases & predominance diagrams

 

 

15 Apr W Zs, Z

44

44

        Cd Case studies

 

 

     

 

 

·        mixed precipitates

 

 

 

15 Apr W Z 45 45

·        Mineral Formation

 

10:10

17 Apr F Zs, Z

46

46

VI. Oxidation and Reduction

·        Oxidation states

#7 due

 

 

20 Apr

M  

No Class: Patriot’s Day

22 Apr
W Zs, Z

47

47

       Thermodynamic considerations

  #8 assigned

 

no 10:10 class

     

 

 

·       pe/pH diagrams

  SP#4

 

24 Apr F Zs, Z

48

48

·       pe/pH diagrams

   

 

27 Apr M Zs, Z

49

49

·        Redox Case StudiesI

#9 assigned 

 

29 Apr W Zs, Z

50

50

·        Lead Case Study I

 

 

29 Apr W Z

51

51

·        Lead Case Study II

 SP#5

 

  10:10

     

52

53

54

52

53

54

·        Arsenic I

·       Arsenic II

        Exam Prep

    #8 due

 

 

 

4 May M

Final Homework Due

#9 due

8 May F Semester Project Due  

 



[1] Tentative, subject to change

[2] Chapters in Benjamin. Optional reading from Stumm & Morgan and Pankow in parentheses.