Sep 20, 2021
CHEM 363LAB - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Application of basic laboratory techniques learned in CHEM 361LAB to more advanced functional group transformations. Six hours of laboratory weekly. Course will be offered every year (Spring).
Co- or prerequisite: CHEM 363. Prerequisite: CHEM 361LAB with a grade of C- or higher.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Use basic laboratory techniques for isolation and purification of organic compounds, including extraction, recrystallization, distillation, and chromatography.
- Select and use a variety of chemistry laboratory and computational techniques that are appropriate in achieving the desired functional group transformations.
- Draw and interpret structures for organic compounds.
- Draw mechanisms for all the reactions studied, including the structures of all intermediates.
- Use infrared spectroscopy, gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the identification of organic structures.
- Formulate and test hypotheses, trouble-shoot laboratory procedures, and draw conclusions from obtained data and observations.
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