CHEM 2090

CHEM 2090

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Covers basic chemical concepts, such as reactivity and bonding of molecules, introductory quantum mechanics, and intermolecular forces in liquids and solids and gases. Attention will be focused on aspects and applications of chemistry most pertinent to engineering.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Fees Course fee: $20 nonrefundable lab fee that covers cost of safety goggles, lab apron, and breakage.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: Engineering students; students from other colleges cannot take CHEM 2090 without written permission from the Chemistry Office of Undergraduate Studies.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: high school chemistry or permission of instructor.
Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will receive credit for only one course in the following group: CHEM 1560, CHEM 2070, CHEM 2090.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7615CHEM 2090  LEC 001

  • Non-Engineering students will only be admitted by receiving department approval. Please see Carl Cornell in Baker Lab 131 for more information. If you are unable to register for a lab section, you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/course-information.

  •  7616CHEM 2090  LAB 401

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  • Monday labs begin the first full week of classes. Latecomers for 1st meeting of labs, forfeit their spot but are not automatically dropped from the course. If you are unable to register for a lab section, you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/course-information.

  •  7617CHEM 2090  LAB 402

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  • Tuesday labs begin the first full week of classes. Latecomers for 1st meeting of labs, forfeit their spot but are not automatically dropped from the course. If you are unable to register for a lab section, you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/course-information.

  •  7618CHEM 2090  LAB 403

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  • Wednesday labs begin the first full week of classes. Latecomers for 1st meeting of labs, forfeit their spot but are not automatically dropped from the course. If you are unable to register for a lab section, you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/course-information.

  •  7619CHEM 2090  LAB 404

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  • Thursday labs begin the first full week of classes. Latecomers for 1st meeting of labs, forfeit their spot but are not automatically dropped from the course. If you are unable to register for a lab section, you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/course-information.

  •  7620CHEM 2090  LAB 405

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  • Friday labs begin the first full week of classes. Latecomers for 1st meeting of labs, forfeit their spot but are not automatically dropped from the course. If you are unable to register for a lab section, you need to sign-up on the Chemistry waiting list accessible only at http://chemlabs.arts.cornell.edu. Further information about the waiting list is available at the following link: http://chemistry.cornell.edu/course-information.