Chemistry: Inorganic Qualitative Analysis in the Laboratory - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125033541, 9780323161046

Chemistry: Inorganic Qualitative Analysis in the Laboratory

1st Edition

Authors: Clyde Metz
eBook ISBN: 9780323161046
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 15th September 1980
Page Count: 138
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Chemistry: Inorganic Qualitative Analysis in the Laboratory is a textbook dealing with qualitative analysis in the laboratory, as well as with the process of anion and cation analysis. The book presents an overview of the subject of inorganic qualitative analysis, including as the equipment, reagents, and procedures that are going to be used in the laboratory. Preliminary experiments include the classification of precipitates, handling precipitates, separation techniques, flame tests, Brown ring test, solvent extraction. The text also describes in detail how to prepare the experiment for anion and cation analysis such as testing for water solubility in a solid sample or the sodium carbonate treatment of a water-soluble sample. The book also explains the qualitative analysis for anions in preliminary and specific tests. In the qualitative analysis for cations, the student follows different procedures for Cation Groups I, II, III, IV or V. For example, the ions of Cation Group V cannot be precipitated by any Cation Groups I-IV reagents, nor by any single group reagent. The textbook is suitable for both chemistry teachers and freshmen students.

Table of Contents

To the Instructor

Chapter 1 Introduction to Qualitative Analysis in the Laboratory

1.1 An Overview of Inorganic Qualitative Analysis

1.2 Definitions of Terms Used in Qualitative Analysis

Chapter 2 Equipment, Reagents, and Procedures

2.1 The Semimicro Scale

2.2 Basic Glassware

Cleaning Glassware

Stirring Rods

Droppers and Pipets

Wash Bottles

2.3 Reagents

2.4 Handling Solutions and Reagents

Measuring and Transferring Solutions and Reagents

Diluting and Mixing Solutions and Reagents

Heating Solutions

Evaporating Solutions

Testing Solutions

2.5 Handling Precipitates


Separating Precipitates by Centrifugation

Washing and Transferring Precipitates after Centrifugation

Separating Precipitates by Filtration

Washing and Transferring Precipitates after Filtration

Sulfide Precipitations

2.6 Flame Tests

2.7 Laboratory Safety

General Safety Precautions

Avoiding Burns

Avoiding Cuts

Avoiding Chemical Accidents

Chapter 3 Laboratory Records and Preliminary Experiments

3.1 Making and Recording Observations

3.2 The Laboratory Notebook

3.3 The Laboratory Report

3.4 Preliminary Experiments

Experiment 1. Classification of Precipitates

Experiment 2. Handling Precipitates

Experiment 3. Separation Techniques

Experiment 4. Flame Tests

Experiment 5. Volatization

Experiment 6. Brown Ring Test

Experiment 7. Solvent Extraction

Prelaboratory Questions

Laboratory Report

Chapter 4 Preparations for Anion and Cation Analysis

4.1 Reading the Written Procedures

4.2 Preparing a Sample for Anion or Cation Analysis

General Solubility Considerations

Samples for Anion Analysis

Samples for Cation Analysis

Dissolution of Alloys

Chapter 5 Qualitative Analysis for Anions

5.1 Anions: The Preliminary Tests

5.2 Anions: The Specific Tests

Prelaboratory Questions

Laboratory Report

Chapter 6 Qualitative Analysis for Cations

6.1 Procedures for Analysis of Cation Group 1

Prelaboratory Questions

Laboratory Report

6.2 Procedures for Analysis of Cation Group II

Prelaboratory Questions

Laboratory Report

6.3 Procedures for Analysis of Cation Group III

Prelaboratory Questions

Laboratory Report

6.4 Procedures for Analysis of Cation Group IV

Prelaboratory Questions

Laboratory Report

6.5 Procedures for Analysis of Cation Group V

Prelaboratory Questions

Laboratory Report

Laboratory Reports for Unknowns and Alloy Analysis

Appendix List of Equipment


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Clyde Metz

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