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Po Leung Kuk Laws Foundation College

Department of Chemistry

Objectives

1)          To understand the importance of Chemistry to daily life

2)          To understand chemistry in macroscopic level and microscopic level

3)          To develop skills and techniques in handling the apparatus and chemicals

4)          To develop critical thinking and interpretation skills

5)          To develop the skills in scientific investigation

6)          To understand the interconnections between science, technology, society and the environment

 

Equipment in Chemistry laboratory

 

Rotary evaporator

 

The rotary evaporator can be used to remove solvent from the solution mixture. In column chromatography, the solvent has to be removed in order to obtain the desired product.

 

 

Fourier-transform infrared (FT-IR) Spectrometer

 

Infrared spectroscopy is an instrumental analytical method that can be used to identify particular functional groups in molecules.

15 Ton Hydraulic KBr Press

 

It is used to prepare solid samples for infrared analysis. First the sample is ground to a fine particle size and then uniformly mixed with dry KBr powder. Finally, the sample mixture is pressed using a hydraulic press to form a KBr pellet.

 

 

Crystal structure model sets

Graphite, diamond, C60

Silicon dioxide

Sodium chloride

Caesium chloride

Zinc sulphide

Ice

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2019 17:55