Office: CIS E231
Official office hours: MWF 11:30am-12:30pm, but available most of the day. Please telephone before coming to office to make sure I'm in.
Secretary: Pegg Anderson (CIS E121, telephone X2-7126)
Discussion sessions as assigned. First discussion section begins Thurs., Jan. 8.Students with discussion sections on Mon., Tues., or Wed. have first section during 2nd week. Last day for changing section is Fri., Jan. 9. Time should be alloted for discussing homework problems and for working out additional examples of problems. Come to discussion sections with specific questions. It is even better to submit the questions to the TA in advance of the discussion session.
Texts: D. Oxtoby, H. P. Gillis and Campion, Principles of Modern Chemistry, Sixth Edition
Chem 112 Lab Manual - Available at University Bookstore
Homework: Assignments handed out (usually) on Mondays and due on Mondays of following week. Don't leave the problem sets for the night before! Reading assignement is always to read chapters from which homework problems are taken.
Problem sets will be posted on chalk
Help with homework
TA Open Hours
Calculator: You will need a calculator capable of doing trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions. If you have to buy one, get one that does simple statistical functions (mean, standard deviation).
Lecture Notes: Copies of each week's lecture notes will be placed on the the Chalk web site roughly each Friday.
Laboratory Manager: Meishan Zhao
Office: Kent 208
See Dr. Zhao early in the first week for instructions about signing up for a laboratory section, checking into your laboratory desk, and beginning the first experiment. The first lab section begins Mon., ##, 2009.
Please direct questions concerning the laboratory to Dr. Zhao and/or TA and questions concerning the lectures to Prof. Freed and/or TA.
Justin Caram Examinations: There will be three midterms and a two hour
Rules, Rules, rules, damn rules
First Exam, #####.
Examinations: There will be three midterms and a two hour final.
You may bring a 8&1/2x11 sheet of paper with material written on one side to any exam
Final grade: Will be based on a combination of examination grades with some weight given to homeworks. Don't expect to be able to do well on exams without working through homeworks.
Grading: Homework 5% (but it's worth a lot more!)
Midterm 30% (we drop the lowest; a missed exam counts as a 0)
Reading period: There will be no regular class scheduled for Fri., Mar. 13.
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