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Laboratory Files

Lab 1 - Chemical Equilibrium (PDF)

Lab 2 - Redox Chemistry (PDF)

Lab 3 - Chemical Kinetics (PDF)

Lab 4 - Organic Chemistry: Compounds with Interesting Properties (PDF)


The laboratory manual and materials for this course were originally prepared by Prof. Martín G. Zysmilich (George Washington University) and Prof. Rick Danheiser. Materials have been revised by Dr. Janet L. Schrenk.  Experiment I.4 was written by Dr. Janet L. Schrenk.  Experiment II.5 was adapted by Dr. Janet L. Schrenk from an experiment developed by Prof. Pradip Malde (The University of the South) as part of National Science Foundation ILI Grant DUE-9153695.