SPGS 016 : Laboratory Mathematics and Stoichiometry

SPGS 016 : Laboratory Mathematics and Stoichiometry

  • course description:

    The course is combination of theoretical and experimental laboratory instructions on stoichiometry calculation, calculations involving mole, molarity, pH, concentrations, writing and balancing of chemical equation, and inter conversion of units.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Apply the rules of significant figures in calculations. SI units and conversion.
    - Know chemical reactions, equations and balancing.
    - Perform % concentration, % acid assay, and molarity & normality calculations, ppm, ppb etc.
    - Recall acid/base terminology and calculate the pH (or pOH) of a strong acid (or base) given its concentration.
    - Calculate the pH (or pOH) of a weak acid (or base) given its concentration and ionization constant.
    - Stoichiometry calculation from balanced chemical equations and % yield.
    - Thermochemistry.

  • Course outlines:

    - Apply the rules for rounding and significant figures.
    - Use SI system of units.
    - Perform chemical concentration conversions.
    - Perform acid/base calculations.
    - Percentage yield of products.

  • practical aspects of the course:

    - Solutions preparations.
    - Volumetric and gravimetric analysis.
    - PH determination.
    - Qualitative and quantitative analysis of samples.

  • who should attend?

    - Lab technicians.
    - Plant operators.
    - Analytical chemists.
    - Environmental chemists.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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