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Welcome to the Organic Chemistry Laboratory Website!


Instructors:
Bruce Allison, Ph.D. Office: E-207

Mark Brandt, Ph.D. Office: FL-109

Rebecca DeVasher, Ph.D. Office: FL-103

Ross Weatherman, Ph.D. Office: FL-108

Lecture Materials
Laboratory Safety (Powerpoint file)

Supplementary Information

Spartan Information
       •Spartan Student Guide

Sigma-Aldrich (online catalog with properties and spectra of compounds)

Injury Report Form

Cyclohexane chair flip (RAR compressed Spartan files)

Haz-Map
GEMs Database
Green Chemistry (EPA website)

Handouts
Syllabus





Week  Experiment & Assignment
Files & Handouts
 Deliverables
1
(Sept. 8-12)
Check-in, Learning about Spartan (please bring your laptop to lab)
   •Safety
   •Waste handling
   •Lab notebook
   •Spartan exercise

Videos: Lab introduction, Safety, Accident preparedness
 
Spartan Rubric
(Note: your instructor will inform you about laboratory report procedures and deadlines.)
2
(Sept. 15-19)
Introduction to IR
IR Spectroscopy
IR Experiment Procedure
Videos
: FT-IR analysis of compounds
, Waste disposal, FT-IR sample preparation, IR Spectrometer

IR Rubric
Online Pre-lab quiz for IR due before lab.
3
(Sept. 22-16)
Introduction to NMR
NMR Spectroscopy

Videos:

Rubric
Online Pre-lab quiz for NMR due before lab.

4

(Sept. 29-Oct. 3)
Distillation of Fermented Molasses
Distillation Theory

Videos
:
Distillation

•Rubric

Online Pre-lab quiz for ethanol distillation due before lab.
5
(Oct. 6-10)
No lab (Fall Break)
6
(Oct. 13-17)
Aldol Condensation
Aldol condensation
Melting point
Recrystallization

Videos: Aldol condensation,
Vacuum filtration, Recrystallization


IR Spectrum of Product

Rubric
Online Pre-lab quiz for aldol condensation due before lab.

7

(Oct. 20-24)
Bromination of Stilbene

Stilbene Bromination
Video
: Bromination of Stilbene


Rubric

Online Pre-lab quiz for bromination of stilbene due before lab.

8
(Oct. 27-31)
Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of limonene Video: Supercritical CO2 extraction of limonene
Lemon Extract IR (CHCl3 solution)
Lemon Extract GC-MS

Rubric
Online Pre-lab quiz for limonene extraction due before lab.
9
(Nov. 3-7)
Course Evaluation for Lab!
Lab Practicals
Check-out
  For 9th week: 
TBA

Video
: Laboratory Practicum
Lab Practical Score Sheet

10
(Nov. 10-14)
Course Evaluation for Lab!
Lab Practicals
Check-out
For 10th week:
TBA
 
Video
: Laboratory Practicum

Lab Practical Score Sheet


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