Foundations of Industry: Chemistry I

A study of Chemistry from its separation with alchemy till 1900 with an emphasis on industrially important chemical processes. This first course in a series covers the origins of chemical theory from Lavoiser up to the twilight before the dawn of physical chemistry.

Course Syllabus:
Founding Experiences:

Dissociation and formation of water
Reduction and degredation of metals
Phenomena of Combustion
Dissociation of rocks (ie: limestone)
Lavoiser:

Oxygen, Hydrogen and Carbon
Dalton:

Atoms
Molucular weight
Definite compounds
Davy:

Electro Chemistry
Mendeleeff:

Properties and Classification of Elements
Molecular energy and the Horizon of Physical Chemistry
Dewar:

Experiments at Extreme Temperatures
A New Family of Elements!