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Course Overview

A laboratory course to accompany CHE 212. This course consists of one three-hour laboratory session per week. This class covers the techniques for preparing, purifying, analysis, and identification of organic compounds. Several organic reactions will be covered including addition, substitution, oxidation, reduction, polymerization and organometallic reactions. Students will learn to perform some important organic procedures like Grignard reactions, Ester synthesis, nitration and soap synthesis. Students will also learn and use analytical instruments, including the FTIR spectrometer, GC-MS, and the NMR spectrometer.

Credits: 1
Distribution: Bachelors, Minor, Undergraduate
Prerequisites: CHE 211 and 213; or permission of the instructor Co-requisites: CHE 212

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Admissions Requirements

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