CEE 680

Spring 2018

Detailed Schedule[1]

 

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All classes are at 8:00 unless otherwise indicated

Date

Day

L#

P#

Lecture

Homeworks

Reading[2]

Notes

22 Jan

M

1

1

I. Introduction

     Course overview, administration, chemistry review

 

Chapt 1 & 2

(SM1&2, P1&2)

 

         

24 Jan

W

2

2

        Stoichiometry, activity

 

 

24 Jan

W

3

3

        Kinetics theory & data analysis

 

 

12:20

26 Jan

F

No Class: Travel Day

29 Jan M

4

4

        Ionic Strength Effects

 

 

 

31 Jan

W

5

5

        Kinetics

 #1 assigned

 

31 Jan

W

6

6

        Thermodynamics (cont.)

        Temperature Effects

 

 

12:20

2 Feb F

7

7

II. Acids and Bases

        Definitions, Nature and strength

Chapt. 3-6

(SM3, P3-8)

 

2 Feb

F

8

8

        Equilibrium expressions

 

 

make-up 12:20

5 Feb M

9

9

        Analytical Solutions

        Use of simplifying assumptions

 

 

 
7 Feb W

10

10

        Approximate vs. exact

        Types of simplified solutions

    #1 due,

 

 

 
7 Feb W

11

11

        Summary of special cases

 

 

12:20

9 Feb

F

No Class: Travel Day

12 Feb

M

No Class: Travel Day

14 Feb

W

No Class: Travel Day

16 Feb

F

No Class: Travel Day

19 Feb

M

No Class: President’s Day

21 Feb W

12

12

       graphical solutions

#2 assigned

 

 
21 Feb W

13

13

        graphical solutions (cont.)

 

 

12:20
23 Feb F

14

14

        graphical solutions (cont.)

        Solutions of two acids

 

 

23 Feb F

15

15

        graphical solutions (cont.)

        Solutions of acid and conjugate base

#3 assigned

 

make-up 12:20

26 Feb M

16

16

        Titration Curves

        Buffers

 

 

28 Feb W

17

17

·        Titration Curves (cont.)

·        Buffer Intensity

#2 due #3a due    
28 Feb W

18

18

III. Dissolved Carbon Dioxide

·        Carbon cycle, acid/base equil.

·        acid precipitation

 

 

Chapt. 7

(SM4, P9&10)

12:20
2 Mar F

20

20

·        Henry’s Law

·        Pure water & pH

  #3b due

 

 
2 Mar F

21

21

·        Alkalinity and CT

 #4 assigned

make-up 12:20
5 Mar M

22

22

·        Closed systems

 

 

 
6 Mar Tu

 

First EXAM  (7:00 PM; Mrst 15)

Through L#17

7 Mar W

23

23

·        Open systems

 

 

 
7 Mar W

24

24

·        Alk & Open systems

 

12:20
9 Mar F

25

25

·        Cont

  #4 due

 

 
9 Mar F

26

26

·        Cont

 

 

make-up 12:20

UMass Spring Break

19 Mar

M

No Class: Travel Day

21 Mar

W

No Class: Travel Day

23 Mar F

27

27

IV. Coordination Chemistry

·        Definitions & Hydrolysis

 

 

 
23 Mar F

28 29

28 29

·        Hydrolysis & simple complexes

#5 assigned

Chapt. 8.1-8.6

(SM 6; P18)

 make-up 12:20

16 Mar M

19

19

·        Intro to MINEQL

 

 

28 Mar W

30

30

        Case Studies

#3c due  

 

28 Mar W

31

31

        Classification of metals

 

 

12:20

30 Mar F

32

32

        Case Studies: EDTA

#5 due, #6 assigned

 

 

30 Mar F

33

33

        Case Studies: NTA

        MINEQL problems

 

 

make-up 12:20

2 Apr M

34

34

V. Precipitation and Dissolution

      Composition of natural waters

        Solubility products

 

Chapt. 8.7-8.15

(SM7; P11-14)

4 Apr W

35

35

        Solubility of Metals

 

 

4 Apr W

36

36

        Simple examples

#6 due;

 

 12:20

2 Apr M

37

37

        solubility of various hydroxides

 #7 assigned

 

 

4 Apr W

38,

38,

        solubility of carbonates

 

 

 

4 Apr W

39

39

         

 

 

12:20

6 Apr

F

No Class: Travel Day

9 Apr M

40

40

        carbonates & hydroxides

 

 

11 Apr W

41

41

        carbonate solubility: open systems

  #8 assigned

 

11 Apr W

42

42

        Mixed carbonate/hydroxide system

 #7 due;

 

  12:20

12 Apr Th

Second EXAM  (7:00 PM; Mrst 15)

Through L#30

13 Apr F

43

43

·        Predominance diagrams

 

Chapt. 9

(SM8, P19-23)

13 Apr F 44 44

·        Cd case Studies

    make-up 12:20

16 Apr

M

No Class: Patriot’s Day

17 Apr Tu 45 45

·        Mineral formation

  #9 assigned

 

Monday class schedule

18 Apr W

46

46

VI. Oxidation and Reduction

        Oxidation states

 #8 due

 

 

   

 

 

·        Thermodynamic considerations

 

 

 

18 Apr W 47 47

·        Thermodynamic considerationsm

 

 

12:20

20 Apr F

48

48

        pe/pH diagrams

 

 

 

23 Apr
25 Apr

M
W

49

49

        Redox case studies

#9 due ; #10 assigned

 

 

25 Apr W

50

50

·        Lead Case Study I

 

 

12:20

27 Apr F

51

51

·        Lead Case Study II

 

 

 

30 Apr M

52

52

        Arsenic I

 

 

 

 

4 May

F

FINAL EXAM @ 8AM

  327 Elab

Subject to Change - Last Revised: 31-Dec-15



[1] Tentative, subject to change

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