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CHEM0204

Organic II: Synthesis & Spect

Organic Chemistry II: Synthesis and Spectroscopy
In this course we will explore the ways that organic molecules are made and their structures identified. The study of organic reactions will continue from CHEM 0203 with radical reactions, alkene and alkyne additions, aromatic reactions, oxidations and reductions, and additional carbonyl reactions. Emphasis in this course will be placed on using reactions in sequences to synthesize larger and more complex molecules. The theory and practice of mass spectrometry and UV-Vis, IR, and NMR spectroscopy will be studied as a means to elucidate the exact structures of organic molecules. Laboratory experiments will focus on synthetic techniques that complement the lecture portion of the course and the identification of complex unknowns via GC-MS, IR, and NMR. (CHEM 0203) 3 hrs. lect., 3 hrs. lab, 1 hr. prelab.
Subject:
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department:
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Division:
Natural Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
Equivalent Courses:
CHEM0242 *

Sections

Spring 2015

CHEM0204A-S15 Lecture
CHEM0204B-S15 Lecture
CHEM0204T-S15 Discussion
CHEM0204U-S15 Discussion
CHEM0204W-S15 Lab
CHEM0204X-S15 Lab