CHM 246 L - Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
A continuation of CHM 245L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory including an introduction to complex multi-step synthesis with emphasis on minicale techniques.
Prerequisites: CHM 245 Organic Chemistry I and CHM 245L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
Corequisite: CHM 246 Organic Chemistry II
4 Laboratory Hours
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, recrystallization, fractional crystallization and extraction.
4. Characterize compounds by melting point, thin layer 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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