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Syllabus

CH 334 Organic Chemistry Lab

Fall 2006

Instructor: Dr. Arlene Courtney, NS 112
Office Hours: MWF 9-10, W 10-11, Th 11-12
E-mail: courtna@wou.edu
Course Description: This laboratory will concern itself with methods of purifying organic compounds and will introduce methods of determining sample purity.




LAB SCHEDULE

Date Topic Rodig Exp.# Survival Manual Reading Pre-lab Questions Post-lab Questions Other Assignments
10/05

Melting Points

Boiling Points

2 A-C Ch 1, 2, 12 A 3
B 1,3,4,5
1-4

Common Laboratory Equipment
The Kemkit
Lab Resources

Get Real One Player

Measuring A Melting Point


#2 Pre-lab questions due

10/05 Using Chemical Literature None Ch 3 Interpreting a Handbook None None

Chemical Information Scavenger Hunt (assignment file)

Hazard and Physical data for Organic Compounds

10/12 Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) 8 B Ch 27 A 1,2,3,4
B 1,4
1-3

TLC

Thin Layer Chromatography

#8 Pre-lab questions due

Chemical Information Scavenger Hunt Assignment Due

10/19 Recrystallization 3 B,C Ch 11, 13 A 1, 3, 5 1-5

Filtration

Recrystallization(requires RealOne movie player)

#3 Pre-lab questions due

10/26 Extraction 4 B Ch 10, 15, 36 A 1,2,3,4
B 1,4,5,6
1-7

Using the Separatory Funnel

The Separatory Funnel

Extraction(requires RealOne movie player)


#4 Pre-lab questions due

11/02 Simple Distillation 5 B Ch 4, 20, 35 A 1,4,5
B 1,2,4
 

Simple Distillation

#5 prelab questions due

 

11/09 Fractional Distillation 5 C Ch 20, 35   1-5 Fractional Distillation
11/16 Steam Distillation of Essential Oils

10
A, C

A all
B 1,4

1-3   #10 prelab questions due
11/23 Thanksgiving - no lab          
12/02 Lab Final         Lab Notebook Due



Chemistry Laboratory Policy

Safety goggles MUST be worn at all times in the laboratory. Each failure to comply with this rule will result in expulsion from the laboratory and a 10 point deduction from the laboratory grade!!!!

Shorts and sandals MAY NOT be worn in the lab. You will NOT be permitted to work in the laboratory wearing such items.


You MUST have a Chem Ticket with you when working in the laboratory.



Keeping A Laboratory Notebook: Some Notes





GRADING
LAB EXAM 60 pts The laboratory portion of the course comprises 17% of the total grade for Ch 334
LAB NOTEBOOK 20 pts
COLLECTING CHEMICAL INFORMATION ASSIGNMENT 20 pts
TOTAL
100 pts




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Last Modified September 14, 2006




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