Chem 1P. Lec. 04. General Chemistry Prep. Accuracy & Dimensional Analysis (English)
UCI Chem 1P General Chemistry (Fall 2012)
Lec 04. General Chemistry Preparation for General Chemistry -- Accuracy & Dimensional Analysis --
View the complete course: http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_1p_preparation_for_chemistry.html
Instructor: Eric Potma, Ph.D.
Description: UCI Chem 1P is a preparation go General Chemistry that covers: units of measurement, dimensional analysis, significant figures; elementary concepts of volume, mass, force, pressure, energy, density, temperature, heat, work; fundamentals of atomic and molecular structure; the mole concept, stoichiometry; properties of the states of matter; gas laws; solutions concentrations. Course may be offered online.
Preparation for General Chemistry (Chem 1P) is part of OpenChem: http://learn.uci.edu/openchem
This video is part of a 24-lecture undergraduate-level course titled "Preparation for General Chemistry" taught at UC Irvine by Associate Professor Eric Potma.
Recorded on October 5, 2013.
Index of Topics:
00:52- Accuracy and Dimensional Analysis
01:11- Significance in Measurements
01:58- Significance in Measurements- Precision and Accuracy
03:21- Significance in Measurements- How Accurate is a Measurement?
04:50- Tools: Significant Figures: Numbers that Matter
08:12- Significant Figures: Mathematical operations
12:34- Significant Figures: Rounding
13:25- Significant Figures: Rounding Example
15:45- Significant Figures: Examples
19:47- Tools: Dimensional Analysis
30:27- Example- Centigrams to Pounds
33:08- Example: Square Femtometers in Square Attometers
37:24- Example: Cubic Kilometers in Microliters
Required attribution: Potma, Eric General Chemistry 1P (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_1p_preparation_for_chemistry.html. [Access date]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
- Eric Potma
- Associate Professor
Chem 1P: General Chemistry Prep Lecture 4 by Eric Potma is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.