Jul 19, 2024  
PUBLISHED 2023-2024 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2023-2024 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 270 - Basic Laboratory Techniques

Course Description:
You will learn basic laboratory techniques and safety practices that you will be able to apply to the rest of your program and in your future career. Topics include: laboratory safety, emergency response procedures, the safe disposal of chemicals, identifying, selecting, and maintaining laboratory equipment and glassware, reading measuring devices and instruments, weighing, using volumetric glassware for the preparation of solutions and titrations, measuring physical and chemical properties such as melting point, boiling point, density, relative density including API gravity, pH, electrical conductivity, percentage transmittance, and refractive index, filtration, simple and fractional distillation, solvent extraction, crystallization, and thin layer and open column chromatography.

6 Credits