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ram seshadri: Spring 2019, Chemistry 2C (Honors)

Time and Place: T R 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm, Phelps 1425

Office hours: After class (T R 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm) or by appointment.

Resources:

Textbook: Chemical Principles 8th Edition, Steven S. Zumdahl and Donald J. DeCoste, Cengage 2017, most of chapters 15, 16, 17, 19, 21, 20 (if possible), in that order.

Grading scheme: 20 % for assignments, 20 % + 20 % for the two midterms, and 40 % for the finals.

Midterm dates: TBA

Printable (PDF) periodic table from NIST with electronic configurations. Please keep a printout with you.

Class schedule:

Date Subject, files etc
T 4/2 Chap. 15: Chemical Kinetics: Reaction rates and rate laws
R 4/4 Chap. 15: Chemical Kinetics: First, second, and zeroth order reactions and half-life
Assignment 1 PDF (due in-class 4/11/2019). Please read these notes
T 4/9 Chap. 15: Chemical Kinetics: Mechanisms and Catalysis (taught by Dr. Joya Cooley)
R 4/11 Chap. 15: Chemical Kinetics: Mechanisms and Catalysis (taught by Dr. Joya Cooley)
Assignment 2 PDF (due in-class 4/18/2019)
T 4/16 Chap. 16: Liquids and solids
R 4/18 Chap. 16: Liquids and solids
Assignment 3 PDF (due in-class 4/25/2019)

For material from previous quarters (Ram's cummulative teaching at UCSB) please look at:

Winter 2019: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Fall 2018: Materials 100A
Spring 2018: Materials 286G
Winter 2018: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Fall 2017: Materials 100A
Spring 2017: Chemistry 2C
Winter 2017: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Spring 2016: Materials 286G
Winter 2016: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Fall 2015: Materials 100A
Spring 2015: Chemistry 2C
Winter 2015: Materials 218
Fall 2014: Materials 286K
Spring 2014: Materials 286G
Winter 2014: Materials 218
Fall 2013: Materials 100A
Spring 2013: Chemistry 2C
Winter 2013: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Spring 2012: Materials 286G
Winter 2012: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Fall 2011: Materials 100A
Spring 2011: Chemistry 279
Winter 2011: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Fall 2010: Materials 100A
Spring 2010: Ethics
Spring 2010: Materials 286G
Winter 2010: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Spring 2009: Chemistry 2C
Winter 2009: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Non-crystalline materials
Fall 2008: Materials 265
Spring 2008: Materials 286G
Winter 2008: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Special stuff for 200B, 2008: Class on Soft Matter & Fall 2007: Materials 100A
Spring 2007: Materials 265
Winter 2007: Materials218/Chemistry 277
Spring 2006: Materials209BL
Winter 2006: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Fall 2005: Materials286G
Spring 2005: Materials265
Winter 2005: Materials218/Chemistry 277
Fall 2004: Materials100A
Winter 2004: Materials 218/Chemistry 277
Winter 2004: Chemistry 173B
Fall 2003: 100A
Fall 2003: Materials 225
Spring 2003: Materials 286C
Winter 2003: Materials/218/Chemistry 277