SYLLABUS

 CHEM 2543 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY, Summer 2016
May 9
June 24

 

LABORATORY TIME:    

Section 1

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 08:00 AM - 09:50 AM  SSB 226

Section 2

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:10 AM - 12:00 PM  SSB 226

Section 3

Tuesday 12:00 PM - 01:50 PM  SSB 226

 

INSTRUCTORS:

 

Dr. Peter Grundt, Office: CHEM 319, Phone: 726-6939
        e-mail: pgrundt@d.umn.edu
        office hours:  M, W, F    11:00 to 12:00pm 

 

Dr. Victor Nemykin, Office: CHEM 329, Phone: 726-6927
        e-mail: vnemykin@d.umn.edu
        office hours:  M, W, F    11:00 to 12:00pm 

 

TEACHING ASSISTANTS:

Jonathan Fuchs

        e-mail: fuchs080@d.umn.edu
        office hours:  to be announced in class

Conor Ronayne

        e-mail:    ronay013@d.umn.edu
        office hours:  to be announced in class

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

CHEM 2543 (Organic Chemistry I Laboratory) is the first semester Organic Chemistry laboratory course.

 

LABORATORY MATERIALS:

Macroscale and Microscale Organic Experiments 5th Edition or 6th Edition by Williamson/ Minard/ Masters
Safety Goggles
Bound Laboratory Book (Composition type)

 

PREREQUISITES: CHEM 1152 or CHEM 1162 or CHEM 1155 and CHEM 1156

 

SCHEDULE OF EXPERIMENTS:

 

05/10/16        Check-in, Safety video, Chapters 1&2

05/12/16        Crystallization, Chapter 4

05/17/16        Melting Points and Boiling Points, Chapter 3

05/19/16        Molecular Shapes - Supplementary Handout 

05/24/16        Distillation, Simple and Fractionation (Macroscale), Chapter 5

05/26/16        Sublimation, Chapter 6

05/31/16        Extraction of caffeine from coffee, Chapter 7

06/02/16        Thin Layer Chromatography: Analysis of Analgesics and Isolation of Lycopene from Tomato Paste Paste – Chapter 8 (Experiment 8.2)

06/07/16        Column Chromatography: Acetyl Ferrocene (Experiment 9.4), Chapter 9

06/09/16 and 06/14/16       Chapter 19 & 20. Laboratory period 10: Bromination of Cholesterol (Experiment 20.1AND Alkenes from Alcohols: Preparation of Cyclohexene from Cyclohexanol (Experiment 19.2, Macroscale). Laboratory period 11: Recrystallization of bromination product and distillation of Cyclohexene.

06/16/16        Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions of Alkyl Halides, Chapter 17

06/21/16        Reactions of Triphenylmethyl Carbocation: Trityl Methyl Ether (Experiment 33.1, Microscale) and Trityl Bromide  Chapter 33 (Experiment 33.2)

06/23/16        Check Out

 

 

GRADING:

12 Experiments

120 points (12x10 pts)

10 5-Minute Quizzes

  30 points (10x3 pts)

TA Assessment

  22 points

Total:

172 points

 

 

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