Physical Chemistry Laboratory

Last Update: October 28, 2008

Course-Specific Information

Laboratory Policies

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Laboratory Safety (link to the ChemLab general safety page)

Laboratory Policy and Safety Contract (fill out on-line, then print, sign and return to the instructor)

Health Form (fill in on-line, print out and sign; bring completed form to the first lab meeting)

Laboratory Exercises


In the Laboratory

The Laboratory Notebook

What to do Before Coming to Lab

Cleaning Laboratory Glassware

Instrumentation Guide


Data Analysis and Reporting

Basic Statistics for Chemists

Propagation of Error

Guide to Excel

Preparing Graphs

Writing Laboratory Reports

Using Excel's Solver for Non-Linear Least Squares Fitting (link to Harris, D. C. J. Chem. Educ. 1998, 75, 119-121, direct link works for Truman addresses and J. Chem. Educ. subscribers only).


Other Useful Links

NIST WebBook

Full Listing of NIST Databases

Chemical Shifts of Common NMR Solvents

AIST Spectral Database

Value of the Debye-Huckel Limiting Law Constant as a Function of Temperature (link to Manov, G. G.; Bates, R. G.; Hamer, W. J. and Acree, S. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1943, 65, 1765-1767, direct link works for Truman address and J. Am. Chem. Soc. subscribers only)


Library Resources at Truman

Truman Library's Chemistry Research Guide

Truman Library's Physics Research Guide


American Institute of Physics Handbook

AIP Physics Desk Reference

Handbook of Physics

Handbook of Physical Quantities

International Critical Tables of Numerical Data, Physics, Chemistry and Technology

NBS Tables of Chemical Thermodynamic Properties

Tables of Physical and Chemical Constants

Smithsonian Physical Tables

CRC Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulae

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics


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