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Organic Chemistry I, Fall 2017

Chem 2541 (Organic I lectures)


Dr. Viktor V. Zhdankin

Office: Chem. 341, Phone: 726-6902; office hours: M, W, F 9:00 to 9:50 am (before lecture) or by appointment

Chem 2543 (Organic I lab)

Dr. Sangeeta Mereddy

Office: Chem. 244, Phone: 726-6482; e-mail:

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)

Sample Exams (in PDF format)

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

Current Grades (follow the link to eGradebook)

Keys to Quizzes and Exams

Grading Policies


Useful links to other Organic Chemistry Web sites:

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


This page  was created by  Dr. Viktor  V. Zhdankin  on August 17, 2017
The website is updated on a daily basis