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CHM 245 L - Organic Chemistry I Laboratory


Basic techniques of separation and purification such as simple distillation, fractional distillation, steam distillation and extraction.  Characterization methods including melting point, gas chromatography, infrared spectroscopy and classification tests.  Introduction to modern organic synthesis with emphasis on miniscale techniques and methods of separation and purification.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Corequisite:  CHM 245 Organic Chemistry I

Credits: 2
Hours
4 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Accurately record data and observations in a properly maintained lab notebook.
2.  Construct a well-written lab report that concisely presents all the components of an experiment.
3.  Separate and purify compounds by simple distillation, fractional distillation, steam distillation and extraction.
4.  Charaterize compounds by melting point, gas chromatography, infrared spectroscopy and classification tests.

Methods of Assessing Outcomes:

The expected learning outcomes will be assessed via lab notebooks, lab reports and a written lab exam.



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