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CHEM 3341: Laboratory for Organic Chemistry II

This lab course is for biochemistry and non-chemistry majors. Chem 3341 is a continuation of Chem 3321, Organic Chemistry I Lab. The laboratory techniques learned in 3321 are used to carry out reactions in aromatic substitution, organometallic chemistry, oxidation and reduction chemistry, esterifications, aldol condensations, and Wittig chemistry. A significant portion of the semester is devoted to separating and determining the structure of unknown organic compounds, as well as verifying the identification of compounds synthesized in lab.

The course syllabus and TA office hours and emails are available on this website. Course documents will be posted on Canvas.

List of Sections

201Tue10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B65Zirui Wang
211Tue1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B65Zirui Wang
212Tue1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B35Alec Kolodziejczyk
221Wed10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B65Kyle Fisch
231Wed1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B65Zirui Wang
251Thu10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B65Abby Rawlings/Mia Muse
261Thu1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B65Max Abreu/Alex LaVeck
262Thu1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B35Alec Kolodziejczyk
281Fri10:10 am-1:00 pmEKLC M1B65Austin Bargmann
291Fri1:25 pm-4:15 pmEKLC M1B65Lukas Gardner

Experiment Schedule

Tue Aug 29 - Fri Sep 1 Syllabus & NMR review (remote)
Tue Sep 5 - Fri Sep 814Check-In & Epoxidation of Cholesterol
Tue Sep 12 - Fri Sep 1515Diels-Alder Reaction
Tue Sep 19 - Fri Sep 2216Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution
Tue Sep 26 - Fri Sep 2917Microscale Column Chromatography
Tue Oct 3 - Fri Oct 618Identification of Unknowns day 1
Tue Oct 10 - Fri Oct 1318Identification of Unknowns day 2
Tue Oct 17 - Fri Oct 2019Reduction of Ketones
Tue Oct 24 - Fri Oct 2720Wittig Reaction
Tue Oct 31 - Fri Nov 321Liquid Crystals (ID of Unknowns paper due)
Tue Nov 7 - Fri Nov 1022Fischer Esterification
Tue Nov 14 - Fri Nov 1723Grignard Dyes
Tue Nov 21 - Fri Nov 24 No labs
Tue Nov 28 - Fri Dec 124Aldol Condensation
Tue Dec 5 - Fri Dec 8 Final Quiz & Check-Out
Tue Dec 12 - Fri Dec 15 No labs