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Topics and Learning Outcomes

  • Acids and Bases
    •  define strong and weak acids and bases
    •  describe the equilibria between acids and bases
    •  recognize conjugate acid-base pairs
    •  use pH, pKa and pKb in calculations
    •  describe the chemical basis of the buffer effect
    •  use the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation in buffer calculations
    •  determine charges in biological molecules which depend on the pH
  • Solutions
    •  explain the origin of osmotic pressure
    •  calculate osmotic pressure for various solutions
    •  apply osmotic pressure in context

Textbook and eBook References

  • Acids and Bases - Sections 11.1 - 11.7
  • Solutions - Section 10.5

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