Michael Dvorak, Ph.D.

Courses Ĺ Biographical Ĺ Chemistry Links

 

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Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

Wick Science Building 351

St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498

madvorak@stcloudstate.edu

Semester Schedule: schedule

Phone: 320-308-2015 (office)

Fax: 320-308-6041

 

Chem 105Chemistry and the Environment

Course Outline, Syllabus,

Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 5, Chapter 6, Chapter 7, Chapter 8, Chapter 9 (no lecture notes), Chapter 10, Chapter 15

 

Ideal Gas Equation LLA (Excel File);††† Lab-Like Activities (Guideline)

 

Grades (Chem 105);†† BLUE Food Dye Spectrum

Exam #1 (key), Exam #1 (essay key); Exam #2 (key)

 

 

 

Chem 210General Chemistry I

Course Outline, Syllabus, ACS Study Guide

Tutor hours:Chem Dept Web Page

 

Chapter 1,Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 5, Chapter 6, Chapter 7, Chapter 8, Chapter 9, Chapter 10, Chapter 11

 

 

LAB GRADES(Fall 2014)†† (Chem 210),††

 

 

 

 

Chem 211:†† General Chemistry II

 

Course Outline, Syllabus, ACS Study Guide

Tutor hours:Chem Dept Web Page

 

Lectures:Solutions and Their Properties, Kinetics, Chemical Equilibrium,†† Acid Base Equilibrium,Applications of Equilibrium, Thermodynamics,†† Electrochemistry,

 

Briggs-Rauscher, Linest Fitting, Le Chatelier, pHun with pH,

 

Exam 1 (key),Exam 2 (key), Exam 3 (keys)

 

GRADES

 

 

 

 

Chemistry 350

Quantitative Chemical Analysis

         Course Outline&Homework Assignments

         Syllabus

 

         LAB MANUAL, Lab Schedule

         GRADES

In Class Assignments!††

Lecture Notes††††††††††† Chapter 5†††††† Chapter 6†† Chapter 7

 

 

 

Chemistry 450:Quantitative Chemical Analysis

 

Course Outline &Homework Assignments

Syllabus

LAB MANUAL,††††††† Lab Schedule

Lecture Notes:Introduction to Instrumental Methods; Basic Electronics,

Electronic Processing and S/N, Lasers, UV-Vis, Luminescence, Infrared

Spectroscopy, NMR, Mass Spectrometry, Basic Issues of Chromatography, Gas Chromatography

 

Linear Trendline File, Op Amps (Key)

GRADES

 

 

 

High School:Senior to Sophomore

Laboratory Directions

Spectra of dye molecules††† (Red, Yellow, Green, Blue)

Students:Be sure your plots are properly labeled and titled

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chemistry Links

      Safety Video:http://media2.stcloudstate.edu/curricular/chem/safetyvideo.wmv

       SCSU Chemistry Department Homepage

       Yahoo ! Science

       American Chemical Society (ACS)

       National Science Foundation (NSF)

      Applied Spectroscopy

      NIST Scientific & Technical Databases;†† NIST Chemistry WebBook

       Bill Nye the Science Guy

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Biographical

Education

               Ph.D., 1992 University of Minnesota, (Department of Chemistry)††† Advisor:Dr. Kenneth Leopold (Kenís Research!)

         †††B.A., 1987 Saint Olaf College (Northfield, MN)

               University of Paderborn (Germany)

 

         Member of SCSU Chemistry Department (SCSU) Fall 2001 - Present

         Senior Research Scientist, Dakota Technologies, Inc. (DTI), 1995-2001

         Post-doctoral Research, North Dakota State University, 1994-1995

         Post-doctoral Research, University of Minnesota, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Material Science, 1992-1994

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Other Great Links

         Snug Harbor Resort:Fishing and Camping on Bowstring Lake, MN

 

 

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