Week 14

Seminar

Physics

Calculus

Chemistry

  • Reading: Chapter 15 Acid-Base Equilibria
  • Reading Response available here
  • Chapter 15 Problem Set: # 20, 21, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 42, 45, 54, 55, 59, 66, 70
  • Chemistry Lab is available here
  • Week 13 Problem Set solutions are here
  • Learning Objectives:
    • Explain the characteristics of buffered solutions and in general how to prepare a buffer solution

    • Calculate a buffer pH given the concentrations of the buffering materials

    • Be able to apply the concept of buffering capacity to choose the optimal buffer solution at a given pH

    • Calculate the pH at any point in an acid-base titration

    • Be able to discuss the function of acid-base indicators