1.76 Aquatic Chemistry


Class Info

Quantitative treatment of chemical processes in aquatic systems such as lakes, oceans, rivers, estuaries, groundwaters, and wastewaters. A brief review of chemical thermodynamics is followed by discussion of acid-base, precipitation-dissolution, coordination, and reduction-oxidation reactions. Emphasis is on equilibrium calculations as a tool for understanding the variables that govern the chemical composition of aquatic systems and the fate of inorganic pollutants.

This class has 3.091, 5.111, and 5.60 as prerequisites.

1.76 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by B. Kocar.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 48-316.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 1.76 was rated 5.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Aquatic Chemistry site or on the 1.76 Stellar site.

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