2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CH 323 - Organic Chemistry II Lab

0 lecture hours 4 lab hours 2 credits
Course Description
This elective has been designed together with CH 222 , CH 223  and CH 322  to meet the organic chemistry laboratory requirement for admission to medical school. (prereq: CH 322 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Fractional distillation of alcohols
  • Nuceophilic substitution (SN1 vs SN2) reaction mechanisms
  • Properties of alcohols
  • Infrared spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Dienes (Diels-Alder reaction)
  • Electrophilic aromatic substitution
  • Synthesis of methyl benzoate (ester)
  • Depolymerization of PET plastics
  • Synthesis of sulfanilamide(antibiotic)
  • Quantitation and characterization of terethalic acid

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • Fractional distillation of alcohols
  • Properties of alcohols
  • Nuceophilic substitution (Sn1 vs Sn2) reaction mechanisms
  • Infrared spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Dienes (Diels-Alder reaction)
  • Electrophilic aromatic substitution
  • Synthesis of methyl benzoate (ester)
  • Depolymerization of PET plastics
  • Synthesis of sulfanilamide (antibiotic)
  • Quantitation and characterization of terethalic acid

Laboratory Topics
  • Experiment 1: Fractional distillation
  • Experiment 2: Properties of alcohols
  • Experiment 3: Nuceophilic substitution (Sn1 vs Sn2)
  • Experiment 4: Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Experiment 5: Dienes (Diels-Alder reaction)
  • Experiment 6: Electrophilic aromatic substitution
  • Experiment 7: Synthesis of methyl benzoate (ester)
  • Experiment 8: Depolymerization of PET plastics
  • Experiment 9: Synthesis of sulfanilamide (antibiotic)
  • Experiment 10: Quantitation and characterization of Terethalic acid

Coordinator
Dr. Vipin Paliwal



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