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The basics of atoms, moles, formulas, equations, and nomenclature
The chapters in this unit are absolutely essential for anyone embarking on the serious study of Chemistry. The material covered here will be needed in virtually every topic you will encounter in the remainder of your ...
Chemical kinetics and reaction mechanisms
1- Rates of reactions and rate laws 2- How rates of reactions change wth time 3- Collision and activation: the Arrhenius law 4- Mechanisms: how reactions take place 5- Kinetics of reactions in solution 6- Catalysts and ...
All about acids and bases
1- Introduction: What is an acid? What is a base? 2- Aqueous solutions: pH and titration 3- Proton donors and acceptors 4- Competing for the proton: acid-base reactions 5- Electron pairs: Lewis acids and bases 6- Types ...
Solids in contact with natural waters
Nucleation and growth; Solubility products; Solubility of oxides and hydroxides; Salts of weak acids and bases; Solubility of carbonates; Competition between insoluble phases; CO2- pH phase diagrams; Types of complexes; ...
Redox equilibria in natural waters
Electron transfer and oxidation state; The Nernst equation and EH; E as a determinant of system composition; Electron activity and pE; pE in water and natOxidizing-reducing capacity; pE - pH diagrams; Redox reactions in ...
Acid-base equilibria of the aquatic environment
Proton donor-acceptor equilibria; pH and the proton free energy; Quantitative treatment of acid-base equilibria; Mixtures of conjugate acids and bases; Logarithmic concentration diagrams; Acid- and base neutralizing ...
Acid-base without algebra
Introduction: why bother?; Getting started: plotting the pH; Acetic acid: constsructing the plot; Acetic acid: pH of HAc and NaAc solutions ; Acetic acid: titration curve; Ammonium formate: a "weak-weak salt; Oxalic acid: ...
The fall of the electron (oxidation-reduction)
Predicting the directions of oxidation-reduction reactions
Acid-base equilibria and calculations
; Proton donor-acceptor equilibria ; The fall of the proton ; Quantitative treatment of acid-base equilibria ; Acid-base titration; Acid- and base neutralizing capacity; Graphical treatment of acid-base problems; Acid-base ...
The fall of the proton: why acids react with bases
Why acids react with bases, but not always