Chemistry Laboratory
化學實驗室
Location E11-3092
Academic Staff in charge Prof. Weng Fai IP, Andy
Technician Seng LEONG, John
Open Access Reservation Period Monday: 10:00 - 12:00
Wednesday: 15:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 12:00, 15:00 - 17:00

Objective | Facilities | Experiments | Courses supported

 


CHEMISTRY LABORATORY

Objective

Chemistry Laboratory
  1. Provide teaching laboratory/facilities for UG programmes offered by FST;
  2. Provide support (laboratory) for UG programmes offered by FED & ESFSM (Police school);
  3. Provide laboratory/facilities for PG programmes offered by FST
  4. Support chemistry related laboratory teaching approved by the University

Facilities

The chemistry laboratory is equipped with basic measuring and analytic equipment, such as: balances ranging from 0.01g to 0.0001g, pH meter, microscope water deionizer and Melting point apparatus.

EYE WASHER
SAFETY SHOWER
FUME CUPBOARD

Equipment

ROTARY EVAPORATOR
OVEN
TEMPERATURE RANGE: MINIMUM 5°C ABOVE
AMBIENT UP TO +300°C
HOT PLATE WITH STIRRER
TEMPERATURE RANGE: 5 TO 540°C
HOT BATH
TEMPERATURE RANGE: UP to +95 °C
TOP BALANCE: 3000g ± 0.01g
ANALYTIC BALANCE: 200g ± 0.0001g
CENTRIFUGE
FREQUENCY OF ROTATION
RANGE: 0 TO 3.2 x 1000 RPM
SPECTROPHOTOMETER
EFFECTIVE MEASURING WAVELENGTH:
335 TO 1000 nm
DC POWER SUPPLY
ADJUSTABLE OUTPUTS:
0-18V AND 0-3A

Experiments

Exp’t Experiment Theme Minimum Required Equipment Learning Outcomes
1. Introduction to chemistry lab Fumehood (3 sets) Students become familiar with chemistry laboratory safety.
2. Basic laboratory techniques Basic lab glassware; balance (3 sets) Operation of basic lab glassware, Bunsen burner, distilled water supply; accuracy and precision; units
3. Limited reactants Basic lab glassware, water aspirator Simple synthesis; operation of low vacuum filtration system; reaction stoichiometry
4. Aluminum analysis Gas collection apparatus (12 sets) Creativity development; report writing; ideal gas law
5. La Chatilier’s principle Glassware Chemical equilibrium; chemical dynamics; observation training
6. pH, hydrolysis and buffers pH meter (1 set), pH paper, Acid & base principle; comparison of various means of pH determination
7. Standardization of a base Burette (12 sets) Operation of a burette; control and patience
8. Faraday’s law AC transformer (10 sets) Electrochemistry; corrosion; observation and creativity training
9. Organic functional group analysis Waterbath (1 set), heating plates (3 sets) Reinforcement of ideas in organic functional groups

Courses supported

CHEM112 General Chemistry
Chemistry (ESFSM)