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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 M1B20Austin Bargmann
211Tue1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B20Austin Bargmann
212Tue1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B25Lacey Wayment
221Wed10:10 AM-1:00 PMEKLC M1B20Michael Stodolka
231Wed1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B20Austin Bargmann
232Wed1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B25Kyle Fisch
251Thu10:10 AM-1:00 PMEKLC M1B20Ruiheng Jing
261Thu1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B20Garrett Evenson
262Thu1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B25Kyle Fisch
291Fri1:25 PM-4:15 PMEKLC M1B20Kyle Fisch

Experiment Schedule

Tue Jan 17 - Fri Jan 20 Syllabus, Lab Safety & NMR review (remote)
Tue Jan 24 - Fri Jan 2714Check-In & Epoxidation of Cholesterol
Tue Jan 31 - Fri Feb 315Diels-Alder Reaction
Tue Feb 7 - Fri Feb 1016Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution
Tue Feb 14 - Fri Feb 1717Microscale Column Chromatography
Tue Feb 21 - Fri Feb 2418Identification of Unknowns day 1
Tue Feb 28 - Fri Mar 318Identification of Unknowns day 2
Tue Mar 7 - Fri Mar 1019Reduction of Ketones
Tue Mar 14 - Fri Mar 1720Wittig Reaction
Tue Mar 21 - Fri Mar 2421Liquid Crystals (ID of Unknowns paper due)
Tue Mar 28 - Fri Mar 31 No labs
Tue Apr 4 - Fri Apr 722Fischer Esterification
Tue Apr 11 - Fri Apr 1423Grignard Dyes
Tue Apr 18 - Fri Apr 2124Aldol Condensation
Tue Apr 25 - Fri Apr 28 Final Quiz & Check-Out
Tue May 2 - Fri May 5 No labs