Aquatic Chemistry (Env 543)

Aquatic Chemistry
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Detailed Reading Assignments

Date

Topics

Reading

Th 8/31

Introduction to aquatic chemistry

Benjamin:  pp. 1-19, 35-46, 48-51

Tu 9/5

Introduction to problem-solving approach

Morel and Hering:  pp. 1-25, 56-63

Th 9/7

Thermodynamics and equilibrium

Benjamin:  pp. 60-62, 80-84, 104-119, 122-127

2Tu 9/12

Thermodynamics:  non-standard and non-ideal systems

Benjamin:  pp. 19-35, 46-48, 119-122

2Th 9/14

Acid-base reactions

Chapter 3:  pp. 161-191

Tu 9/19

Acid-base equilibrium speciation

Chapters 3-4:  pp. 161-185, 188-202

Th 9/21

Graphical solutions to acid-base problems

Chapters 4:  pp. 203-230

Tu 9/26

Gas-liquid partitioning and open systems

Chapter 7:  pp. 322-347

Th 9/28

Computer software:  MINEQL+

Chapter 6:  all (optional)

Tu 10/3

Titrations and buffering

Chapter 5:  pp. 237-257

2Th 10/5

Laboratory session:  acid-base reactions

Laboratory Report Guidelines

Tu 10/10

Alkalinity:  definitions and applications

Chapter 5:  pp. 257-288; Chap. 7 pp. 350-352

Th 10/12

Metal complexation

Chapter 8:  pp. 362-394

Tu 10/17

Metal complexation

Chapter 8:  pp. 362-394

Th 10/19

Dissolution-precipitation:  oxides and hydroxides

Chapter 8:  pp. 393-404

Tu 10/24

Dissolution-precipitation:  other solids

Chapter 8:  pp. 404-420

Th 10/26

Competition between solids

Chapter 8:  pp. 421-433

Tu 10/31

Coexistence of solids and the phase rule

Chapter 8:  pp. 433-447

Th 11/2

Predominance area diagrams

Chapter 8:  pp. 447-453

Tu 11/7

Oxidation-reduction:  introduction

Chapter 9:  pp. 464-495

Th 11/9

Oxidation-reduction:  thermodynamics and redox scales

Chapter 9:  pp. 496-501

Tu 11/14

Equilibrium speciation in oxidation-reduction chemistry

Chapter 9:  pp. 501-529

Th 11/16

pe-pH predominance diagrams

Chapter 9:  pp. 529-532

Tu 11/21

Midterm Exam (in class)

 

Th 11/23

Thanksgiving!  No Class

Tu 11/28

Introduction to adsorption and isotherms

Chapter 10:  pp. 550-567

Th 11/30

Surface complexation:  surfaces and reactions

Chapter 10:  pp. 585-608

Tu 12/5

Surface complexation modeling

Chapter 10:  pp. 582-585

Th 12/7

Surface complexation modeling

Chapter 10:  pp. 615-627

Tu 12/12

Sorption in natural and engineered systems

 

   

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