CHEM 241 Laboratory Schedule

Fall 2013

Week

Experiment Name

Prelab Reading

 

Aug 26-30

 

Introductory Material

 

pp. 1-22 and Appendices I-III

Sept 2-6

Crystallization and extraction (NMR data)

Handout, Techniques 1, 3

Sept 9-13

Crystallization and extraction, continued

Techniques 2, 4

Sept 16-20

Distillation

Handout,Techniques 5, 6

Sept 23-27

Gas chromatography of distillation products

Synthesis of a Gemini amphiphile ()

Technique 13, Handout

Sept 30-Oct 4

Dehydration of an alcohol

Handout, Technique 12

Oct 7-11

Midterm exam

TLC of analgesic drugs

Handout, Techniques 10-11

Oct 14-18

Spectroscopy


Lecture text pp. 153-155, 366-392,
Techniques 15, 16

Oct 21-25

Spectroscopy

Oct 28-Nov 1

Kinetics

Handout

Nov 4-8

Synthesis: Metalation

Handout

Nov 11-15

Multi-step Synthesis: Cholesterol


Handout

Nov 18-22

Multi-step Synthesis: Cholesterol

Nov 25-29

Thanksgiving Break

No Lab

Dec 2-6

Cleanup and final exam