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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

Moodle

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)

Videos: Lab introduction, Safety, Accident preparedness, Laboratory notebook

Handouts
Syllabus

Vanillin NMR
Vanillin IR



Week  Experiment & Assignment
Files & Handouts
 Deliverables
1
(Dec. 2-6)
Check-in, Chromatography: Isolation of Compounds from Spearmint Oil Videos:
  Lab introductionSafety
Accident preparedness
Waste Disposal
Lab Notebook

Rotary Evaporator
Thin-layer Chromatography

Column Chromatography

Rubric

2
(Dec. 9-13)
Fermentation and distillation of molasses

Pair Report for Carvone Isolation due (see rubric and report guidelines for more instructions)
3
(Dec. 16-20)


Pair Report for Ethanol Synthesis due
Christmas Break (December 23, 2013-January 3, 2014)
4
(Jan. 6-10)
Synthesis of Citronellol


5
(Jan. 13-17)
Synthesis of Citronellyl Tosylate


6
(Jan. 20-24)
Characterization of
Citronellyl Tosylate


7
(Jan. 27-31)
Unknown Identification
Pair Report for Synthesis of Citronellyl Tosylate due
8
(Feb. 3-7)
Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution: Synthesis of Iodovanillin

Pair Report for Unknown Identification due
9
(Feb. 10-14)
Lab Practicals Core Competency Checklist
Pair Report for Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution due
10
(Feb.17-21)
Course Evaluation for Lab!
Lab Practicals
Check-out



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