Syllabus

CH 337 Organic Chemistry Lab

Winter 2009

Instructor: Dr. Arlene Courtney, NS 112
Office Hours: MWF 9-11, W 1-2,
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
1/08

Using Chemical Literature

None

Ch 3 Interpreting a Handbook

 

Chemical Information Scavenger Hunt (assignment file you need to download)

Hazard and Physical data for Organic Compounds

1/15

Melting Points 1, 2

Boiling Points

The Notebook

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

1/22 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

1/29 Recrystallization 3 B,C Ch 11, 13 A 1, 3, 5 1-5

Filtration

Recrystallization (requires RealOne movie player)

#3 Pre-lab questions due

2/05 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

2/12 Simple Distillation 5 B Ch 4, 20, 35 A 1,4,5
B 1,2,4
 

Simple Distillation

#5 prelab questions due

 

2/19 Fractional Distillation 5 C Ch 20, 35   1-5 Fractional Distillation
2/26 Steam Distillation of Essential Oils

10
A, C

A all
B 1,4

1-3 #10 prelab questions due
3/05 1H NMR Chemical Shift (see lecture syllabus)          
3/12

Lab Final

Spectroscopy Problem Solving

 

       

Lab Notebook Due
Notebook Scoring Key

Lab Study Aids



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

A: 100-92 pts

B: 88-82 pts

C: 78-72 pts

D: 68-62 pts

F:  Below 58 pts

LAB NOTEBOOK 20 pts
COLLECTING CHEMICAL INFORMATION ASSIGNMENT 20 pts
TOTAL
100 pts




Direct suggestions, comments, and questions about this page to Arlene Courtney
Last Modified January 07, 2009




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