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Determine the pKa value of a given weak monoprotic acid. (b) Investigate the composition of complex formation between Fe+2 and thiocyanate ion by Job’s method. (c) To study the kinetics of acid catalyzed hydrolysis of methyl acetate and hence to evaluate the activation energy (d) Determine the distribution coefficient of iodine between organic liquid and water (e) Determine the molecular mass of a given polymer by viscosity method. (f) Spectroscopic determination of pKa value of given indicator,(methyl orange). (g) Determine the equilibrium constant for a reversible reaction. (h) Determination of percentage composition of KMnO4-K2Cr2O7 in given solution by spectrometry. (i) Determine the pH of various buffers of acetic acid and sodium acetate in aqueous solution and hence determine the dissociation constant of acetic acid. (j) Determine the free energy change of tri-iodide ion formation by partition method. (k) Determine the equivalent conductance of weak electrolyte and verify Ostwald’s dilution law.

Course Synopsis

Objectives achieved on successful completion of practical course are as follows: • Explain and apply concepts of physical chemistry in experiments. • Solve problems in physical chemistry using appropriate methodologies in laboratory. • Demonstrate procedures and instrumental methods applied in analytical and practical tasks of physical chemistry • Assess and mitigate risks when working with chemicals and hazardous substances; • Contribute to team and group work for scientific investigation and reporting. • To learn , how the sotichiometric ratios are necessary/ maintained for chemical processes • Independently integrate qualitative and quantitative concepts of physical chemistry. • How to manage effect of physical parameters effecting physical changes in a process.

Course Learning Outcomes

• Design, carry out, record and analyze the results of chemical experiments. • Use modern instrumentation and classical techniques, to design experiments, and to properly record the results of their experiment. • Skilled in problems solving, critical thinking and analytical reasoning. • Identify and solve chemical problems and explore new areas of research. • Use modern library searching and retrieval methods to obtain information about a topic, chemical, chemical technique, or an issue relating to chemistry. • Know the proper procedures and regulations for safe handling and use of chemicals and can follow the proper procedures and regulations for safe handling when using chemicals. • Communicate the results of their work to chemists and non-chemists. • Understand the ethical, historic, philosophical, and environmental dimensions of problems and issues facing chemists.

Pka value of a weak acid

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Determination of pka value of a weak acid

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composition of a complex by Job's method.

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kinetic study of acid catalyzed hydrolysis of methyl acetate.

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Book Title : Practical Physical Chemistry
Author : James A.M. and Prichard F.E
Edition : 3rd 1974
Publisher : Longman

Book Title : Experiments in Physical Chemistry
Author : Shoemaker D.P., Garland C.W. and Nibler J.W
Edition : 1989
Publisher : McGraw Hills, New York

Title : Acid catalyzed hydrolysis
Type : Other

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Title : pKa value of a weak acid
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