ChemistryGeneral Chemistry 1

General Chemistry 1: Table of Contents

 

Atoms

   1. Matter

   2. Atoms

   3. Subatomic Particles

   4. Atomic Structure

   5. The Nucleus

   6. Isotopes

   7. Calculations with Isotopes and Atomic Masses

   8. Electrons (Atoms vs, Ions)

   9. Periodic Table of the Elements

  10.  Monatomic Ions (The Complete List)

 

Molecules & Compounds 

   1. Molecules and the Covalent Bond

   2. Covalent vs. Ionic Bonds

   3. Compounds

   4. More on Ionic Compounds

   5. Polyatomic Ions

   6. General Summary of Ionic Compounds

   7. Chemical Formulas and Names

 

Organic Compounds

   1. Alkanes and Line Drawings

   2. General Discussion of Hydrocarbons

   3. Organic Compounds containing Heteroatoms

 

Substances

   1. Substances

   2. Temperature, Volume & Density

   3. Metric System

   4. Significant Figures 

 

Mass & Mole

   1. Mole & Molar Mass

   2. Molar Ratio, Percent Composition & Combustion Analysis

 

Gases

   1. Introduction

   2. Ideal Gas Law (IGL)

   3. Gas Manometer

   4. Gas Mixtures

   5. Collecting Gas over Water

   6. Real Gases

   7. Kinetic Theory of Gases

 

Balancing Equations

   1. Balancing Chemical Equations

 

Stoichiometry

   1. Stoichiometry

   2. Stoichiometry Problems involving Mass

   3. Yield

   4. Limiting Reagent Problems

   5. Gas Stoichiometry

   6. Volume-to-Volume Gas Stoichiometry

 

Solutions I

   1. Solutions

   2. Concentration

   3. Dilutions

   4. Solubility of Ionic Compounds (Salts)

   5. Solubility Rules

   6. Exchange Reactions in Aqueous Solution

   7. More Exchange Reactions

   8. Introduction to Redox Reactions

   9. Oxidation Numbers (Ox#)

 

Energy & Enthalpy (see General Chemistry 2)

 

Light

   1. Light

 

Structure of Atoms

   1. Atomic Structure

   2. Single-Electron Atoms or Ions

   3. Quantum Numbers

   4. Multielectron Atoms

   5. Electron Configurations

 

Periodic Properties

   1. Periodicity of Atomic Properties

   Appendix: More on Zeff 

 

Lewis Structures

   1. Electronegativity (EN)

   2. The 'Whole Point' of Chemistry

   3. 'Basic Idea' of Lewis Structures

   4. Exploring the Main Chart (eDO & eFC)

   5. Useful Factoids about Lewis Structures

   6. Resonance

 

Geometry & Shape

   1. Valence Bond Theory

   2. Hybridization

   3. Dipole Moment

   4. Intermolecular Forces (IF)

 

Bonding Topics

   1. Bond Energy (BE)

   2. Bond Length (BL) vs. Bond Strength (BS)

   3. Alkene Isomers

   4. Benzene and its Derivatives

   5. Isomers vs. Resonances

   6. Molecular Orbital (MO) Theory for Diatomic Molecules

 

Acids & Bases I

   1. Arrhenius Definition of Acids & Bases

   2. Neutralization Reactions

   3. Bronsted Definition of Acids & Bases

   4. pH Scale

   5. Factors Affecting Acid Strength

   6. Lewis Definition of Acids & Bases

 

Phases of Matter

   1. The Liquid Phase

   2. Phase Changes

   3. Phase Diagrams

   4. Water: A Very Unusual Substance

   5. The Solid Phase

   6. Cubic Unit Cells