CEE 680

Spring 2016

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

20 Jan

W

1

1

I. Introduction

     Course overview, administration, chemistry review

 

Chapt 1 & 2

(SM1&2, P1&2)

 

20 Jan W     12:20

22 Jan

F

2

2

        Stoichiometry, activity

 

 

25 Jan

M

3

3

        Kinetics theory & data analysis

#1 assigned

 

 

27 Jan W

4

4

        Ionic Strength Effects

 

 

 

27 Jan W

5

5

        Kinetics

 

 

 12:20

29 Jan

F

6

6

        Thermodynamics (cont.)

        Temperature Effects

 

 

1 Feb

M

7

7

II. Acids and Bases

        Definitions, Nature and strength

 #1 due,

#2 assigned

Chapt. 3-6

(SM3, P3-8)

 

3 Feb

W

8

8

        Equilibrium expressions

 

 

 

3 Feb

W

9

9

        Analytical Solutions

        Use of simplifying assumptions

 

 

12:20

5 Feb

F

10

10

        Approximate vs. exact

        Types of simplified solutions

 

 

AB

8 Feb

M

11

11

        Summary of special cases

#2 due;  

 

AB

10 Feb

W

12

12

       graphical solutions

#3 assigned

 

 

10 Feb

W

13

13

        graphical solutions (cont.)

 

 

12:20

12 Feb

F

14

14

        graphical solutions (cont.)

        Solutions of two acids

 

 

15 Feb

M

No Class: President’s Day

16 Feb Tu

15

15

        graphical solutions (cont.)

        Solutions of acid and conjugate base

 

 

Monday Sched., AB

17 Feb

W

16

16

        Titration Curves

        Buffers

 #3a due

 

AB

17 Feb

W

17

17

·        Titration Curves (cont.)

·        Buffer Intensity

   

12:20, AB

19 Feb

F

18

18

III. Dissolved Carbon Dioxide

·        Carbon cycle, acid/base equil.

·        acid precipitation

    #3b due

 

Chapt. 7

(SM4, P9&10)

AB

22 Feb

M

20

20

·        Henry’s Law

·        Pure water & pH

#4 assigned

 

RY

24 Feb

W

21

21

·        Alkalinity and CT

 

RY

24 Feb

W

22

22

·        Closed systems

 

 

12:20, RY 

26 Feb

F

23

23

·        Open systems

 

 

RY

29 Feb

M

24

24

·        Alk & Open systems

 #4 due

 

RY

2 Mar

W

25

25

·        Cont

 

 

RY

2 Mar

W

26

26

·        Cont

 

 

12:20 , RY

4 Mar

F

27

27

IV. Coordination Chemistry

·        Definitions & Hydrolysis

 

 

RY

7 Mar

M

28 29

28 29

·        Hydrolysis & simple complexes

#5 assigned

Chapt. 8.1-8.6

(SM 6; P18)

 

8 Mar

Tu

 

First EXAM  (7:00 PM; Mrst 15)

Through L#17

9 Mar

W

19

19

·        Intro to MINEQL

 

 

 

11 Mar

F

30

30

        Case Studies

#3c due  

 

UMass Spring Break

21 Mar

M

31

31

        Classification of metals

 

 

RY

23 Mar

W

32

32

        Case Studies: EDTA

#5 due, #6 assigned

 

 

23 Mar

W

33

33

        Case Studies: NTA

        MINEQL problems

 

 

 

  12:20

25 Mar

F

34

34

V. Precipitation and Dissolution

      Composition of natural waters

        Solubility products

 

Chapt. 8.7-8.15

(SM7; P11-14)

28 Mar

M

35

35

        Solubility of Metals

 

 

30 Mar

W

36

36

        Simple examples

#6 due;

 

 

30 Mar

W

37

37

        solubility of various hydroxides

 #7 assigned

 

12:20

1 Apr

F

38,

38,

        solubility of carbonates

 

 

 

4 Apr

M

39

39

         

 

 

 

6 Apr

W

40

40

        carbonates & hydroxides

 

 

6 Apr

W

41

41

        carbonate solubility: open systems

  #8 assigned

 

 12:20

8 Apr

F

42

42

        Mixed carbonate/hydroxide system

 #7 due;

 

11 Apr

M

43

43

·        Predominance diagrams

 

Chapt. 9

(SM8, P19-23)

 

13 Apr

W

44 44

·        Cd case Studies

     

13 Apr

W

45 45

·        Mineral formation

  #9 assigned

 

12:20

15 Apr F

46

46

VI. Oxidation and Reduction

        Oxidation states

 #8 due

 

 

 

 

 

 

·        Thermodynamic considerations

 

 

 

15 Apr

F

Second EXAM  (2:30 PM; Mrst 15)

Through L#36

18 Apr

M

No Class: Patriot’s Day

20 Apr

W

47 47

·        Thermodynamic considerationsm

 

 

Monday class schedule

22 Apr

F

48

48

        pe/pH diagrams

 

 

 

 

 

49

49

        Redox case studies

#9 due; #10 assigned

 

 

25 Apr

M

50

50

·        Lead Case Study I

 

 

27 Apr

51

51

·        Lead Case Study II

 

 

 

27 Apr 

52

52

        Arsenic I

 

 

 12:20

 

2 May

FINAL EXAM @ 8AM

  325 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.