CHEM 3401 lab notes
Details for each lab will be posted on a Blackboard assignment according to the timetable. The following is just a backup in case Blackboard is down.
Lab 1. Preparation of iron compound
Read the lab at this link.
Use the data in the lab video to fill out the data sheet in the lab.
Lab 2. Preparation of hexaamminecobalt (III) chloride link
Lab 3. Properties of hexaamminecobalt (III) chloride link
Lab 4. Preparation of pentaaminechlorocobalt (III) chloride link
Lab 5. Preparation of several transition metal compounds link
Lab 6. Stability of transition metal complexes - handout to be provided
Lab 7. Preparation of a zinc complex link
Lab 8. Analysis of a zinc complex link
Links to notes on the background theory for instrumentation (if you've done the Instrumental Analysis course, you will be familiar with these):
Introduction to UV-Vis Spectroscopy (for lab) link
Introduction to IR Spectroscopy (for lab) link
Lecture notes: lab techniques (IR, UV-Vis, Conductance) link
IR of Nujol (for IR measurements) link