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Organic Chemistry I, Spring 2018

Chem 2541 (Organic I lectures) and Chem 2543 (Organic I lab)


Dr. Viktor V. Zhdankin

Office: Chem. 341, Phone: 726-6902; office hours: M, W, F 10:00 to 10:50 am (before lecture) or by appointment

Chem 2543 lab materials


Cody L. Makitalo (; office hours: W 9:00 to 11:00 am


Section 1: 3:00 - 4:50 pm, M, SSB 226

Section 2: 9:00 - 10:50 am, Tu, SSB 226

Section 4: 3:00 - 4:50 pm, W, SSB 226

Section 5: 12:00 - 1:50 pm, Th, SSB 226

See following links for information on the course and handouts:

Chem 2541 Syllabus

Textbook: "Organic Chemistry: a Two-Semester Course of Essential Organic Chemistry” by Zhdankin and Grundt
(required). The book is available from UMD Bookstore or can be purchased on-line (instructions for purchase)

"Solutions Manual and Additional Problems for Organic Chemistry” by Grundt, Mereddy, and Zhdankin
(required). The book can be purchased on-line (instructions for purchase)

Moodle Homework assignments (follow the link to Chem 2541 Moodle Course Site from your personal MyU page)

Sample Exams and Quizzes (in PDF format)

Current Grades (follow the link to eGradebook from your personal MyU page)

Keys to Quizzes and Exams (will be posted on the day of exam or quiz after 1 pm)

Grading Policies


Useful links to other Organic Chemistry Web sites:

Georgia State University - Organic Chemistry Resources Worldwide
Additional links
IUPAC Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry


This page  was created by  Dr. Viktor  V. Zhdankin  on January 6, 2018
The website is updated on a daily basis