CHEM 2543 - ORGANIC
CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY, Summer 2017
May 15 – June 30, 2017
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 08:00 - 10:50 AM SSB 226
Dr. Peter Grundt, Office: Chemistry 319, Phone:
Dr. Viktor Zhdankin, Office: Chemistry 341,
hours: M, W, F 10:10 to 11 am (after lecture) or by appointment.
Note: There may be no office hours after lecture if an exam or a quiz was scheduled on the same day.
CHEM 2543 (Organic Chemistry I Laboratory) is the first semester Organic Chemistry laboratory course.
Macroscale and Microscale Organic Experiments 5th Edition or
6th Edition by Williamson/ Minard/ Masters
Bound Laboratory Book (Composition type)
PREREQUISITES: CHEM 1152 or CHEM 1162 or CHEM 1155 and CHEM 1156
SCHEDULE OF EXPERIMENTS:
05/25/17 Check-in, Safety video, Chapters 1&2 AND Molecular Shapes - Supplementary Handout
05/30/17 Crystallization, Chapter 4 AND Melting Points and Boiling Points, Chapter 3
06/01/17 Sublimation, Chapter 6
06/06/17 Distillation, Simple and Fractionation (Macroscale), Chapter 5
06/08/17 Extraction of caffeine from coffee, Chapter 7
06/13/17 Column Chromatography: Acetyl Ferrocene (Experiment 9.4), Chapter 9 AND Thin Layer Chromatography: Analysis of Analgesics and Isolation of Lycopene from Tomato Paste Paste – Chapter 8 (Experiment 8.2)
06/15/17 Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions of Alkyl Halides, Chapter 17
06/20/17 Reactions of Triphenylmethyl Carbocation: Trityl Methyl Ether (Experiment 33.1, Microscale) and Trityl Bromide Chapter 33 (Experiment 33.2)
06/22/17 and 06/27/17 Chapter 19 & 20. Bromination of Cholesterol (Experiment 20.1) AND Alkenes from Alcohols: Preparation of Cyclohexene from Cyclohexanol (Experiment 19.2, Macroscale).
06/29/17 Check Out
120 points (12x10 pts)
8 5-Minute Quizzes
32 points (8x4 pts)
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