Laboratory Chemistry OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Course on Laboratory Chemistry by MIT

Published Feb 06, 2009

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'Laboratory Chemistry' is a free OpenCourseWare from MIT that uses a series of five experiments to help students grasp essential principles of laboratory science and chemistry. This undergraduate-level course is intended for any student interested in studying Chemistry, Medicine or any other scientific field reliant upon laboratory experimentation.

Laboratory Chemistry: Course Specifics

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Laboratory Chemistry: Course Description

Providing an introduction to the various methods involved with laboratory chemistry, the 'Laboratory Chemistry' OpenCourseWare course should serve as a supplemental tool for those who already have a strong background in the basics of Chemistry. This class covers a variety of topics, such as gas and liquid chromatography and data analysis. Taught at MIT by Dr. Janet Schrenk, this free undergraduate-level class focuses on five core experiments, including amino acid identification, kinetics, ferrocenes, titrations and fractional distillations of essential oils.

Included with this course is a complete set of lab manuals, as well as a series of useful web links. If you're interested in this free course, visit the laboratory chemistry course page.