2020-2021 Catalog 
    Oct 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

CHM 236L - General Organic Chemistry II Lab

CHM 2236.
Description: Additional techniques in organic chemistry; preparation, separation and identification of organic compounds.

Prerequisites: CHM 236  (may be taken concurrently) and CHM 235L  

Credits: 1
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Preparation of homophthalic acid
  2. The Wittig reaction
  3. Synthesis and resolutionary--phenylethylamine
  4. Acetoacetic ester and malonic ester synthesis
  5. Sandmeyer reaction
  6. Beckmann rearrangement; benzylic acid rearrangement
  7. Carbenes
  8. Crossed aldo condensation
  9. Individual project

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate laboratory techniques including steam and vacuum distillation, thin layer chromatography, vapor phase chromatography, photochemical reaction techniques.
  2. Demonstrate ability to complete multi-step synthesis.
  3. Demonstrate ability to resolve enantiomers.
  4. Demonstrate ability to plan, design and complete and individual project in either synthesis a natural product and purification.