1-14  Introduction
Before Class: Bring two copies of your favorite 3-5 page peer reviewed article to class.
We will review papers in class for format and content.
Activity: Paper Format and Reading Assignment
Drake 1997- KENSHU method of paper reading comprehension
2016 Paper Format Discussion
Powerpoint- CHEM 314 Introduction
2016 Techniques

1-18 Introduction to Measurements
Reading: Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 1
Powerpoint- Intro to measurements

1-21 Noise & Error
Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 5
Sources of error in the laboratory
Powerpoint- Error and Noise

1-21  Planning Safe Experiments
How to Read and Understand a MSDS
Before Class: 
Bring one copy of MSDS sheets from 3 different vendors (including sigma aldrich) for one ingredient in your product.
Ansell glove-chemical compatibility literature

1-25  Interactions of Light and Matter
Reading: Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 6
Powerpoint- Light and Matter Interactions

1-25 Project Overview Assignment
Endnote tutorial

1-26  Beer’s Law
Reading: Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 13
Beers Law Derivation
Powerpoint- Beer’s law

2-1  Components of Optical Instruments
Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 7
Powerpoint- Components of Optical Instruments

2-2  Atomic Spectroscopy
Reading: Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 8-11
Powerpoint-Atomic Spectroscopy

2-8  Molecular Spectroscopy
Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 13-15
Powerpoint- Molecular Spectoscopy

2-15  Vibrational Spectroscopy
Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 16-18
FT-IR Newport Reading
Before coming to class, respond to the following questions:
1. how does IR radiation interact with matter?
2. Why does FT-IR require an interferometer?
3. Describe how an interferometer works.  Draw an example interferogram and label axes.
Resources: IR and Raman Spectroscopy overview
Powerpoint- FT-IR

2-22  Electron Microscopy
Reading:  SEM website, EM video
Powerpoint- electron microscopy

2-29   X-Ray Techniques
Reading:  XRF website, XRD or XRD website.
Synchrotron primer
Powerpoint- x-ray techniques

2-29  Exam Review and Peer Review
Peer Review: Peer Review Worksheet
Reading: Nicholas et al., 2011- Peer review

3-7 Exam 1 
The exam will focus on assessing your understanding of material presented in class and lab.  The goal of the exam is for you to apply knowledge to experimental situations.
Bring a nonprogrammable calculator.  Unusual formulas will be provided, but will expect that you know M1V1=M2V2, Beers Law, and other common formulas.
2014 CHEM 314 Exam 1  (key)
2015 CHEM 314 Exam 1 (key)
2016 CHEM 314 Exam 1 (key)
2015 Exam 1 equations

3-21  Chromatography
Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 26
Before coming to class, fill in pgs 1-2 in the class notes
chromatography class notes
Check out the info for the column we will be using in class: Agilent Eclipse C18
Powerpoint- Chromatography

3-28 Mass Spectrometry
Reading: Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 11, 20
Powerpoint- Mass spec

4-4 Separations Instrumentation
Reading: Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 27-28
Powerpoint- Separations

4-2 to 4-19 Throughput of an Optical Instrument
Skoog ‘n’ Holler Chapter 3, 7
Powerpoint- Throughput

5-2 Exam Review
Come with questions!
Final exam equations
2014 CHEM 314 Exam 2