Teacher: A/Prof Ori Lahav
Rabin Bldg, Room 631
Always available for questions, appointments via e-mail.
Tutor: Dr. Liat Birnhack
Agricultural Eng Bldg, Room 325
|1||Introduction to aqueous phase reaction||Yes|
|2||Introduction to acids and bases||#1 (introduction) + HW # 1||Yes|
|3||Equivalent solutions, equivalent points, monoprotic, diprotic and triprotic weak acids||No|
|4||Definition and mathematical development of the terms alkalinity and acidity||#2 (graphic approach for solving simple acid base problems) + HW #2||No|
|5||Water characterization; potentiometric titrations, buffer capacity, Alk lab measurement; Gran’s method||#3 (graphic approach for solving complex problems)+ HW #3||No|
|6||Solving complex acid-base problems||# 4 (graphic approach for solving problems of mixed solutions)+ HW #4||No|
|7||Henry’s law. Solving problems involving gas phase – aqueous phase equilibrium||Yes|
|8||Solid phase – aqueous phase equilibrium||# 5 (aqueous-gaseous equilibrium and introduction to solid phase equilibrium)+ HW #5||Yes|
|10||Water stabilization||# 6 (solid phase equilibrium)+ HW #6||Yes|
|14||Solving previous years’ exams||No|
1. Homework should be returned two weeks after receipt. Every two students can submit together.
2. The final mark is comprised of 70% exam mark and 30% average homework marks.
1. Stumm, James, Morgan Werner (1996) Aquatic Chemistry: an introduction emphasizing chemical equilibria in natural waters.
2. Sawyer, McCarthy and Parkin (1994) Chemistry for Environmental Engineering.
3. Lahav and Birnhack, course notes in English (at Civil Eng. library)
Contact Hours per Week
Lecture: 2 hours
Recitation: 1 hour