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Full Chem 355 Lab Manual 2023
Chem 355 Syllabus for 2023

       Required Text and Materials for Fall 2023      

Chem 355 Lab Schedule Fall 2023   Full Chem 355 Lab Manual 2023
Ex Dates Experiment Expt. Links Movie Links  
1 Aug 22 Checkin, Melting Points Melting Range Handout Syllabus Movie
Melting Range Movie
2 Aug 29 Solubility Tests; Crystallization of Phtallic Acid
Recrystallizaton-1 Handout Recrystallizaton-1 Movie  
2 Sept 5 Molecular Structure Molecular Modelling Handout Molecular Modelling Movie  
4 Sept 12 Recrystallization of Acetanilide Using Mixed Solvent; Recrystallization of an Unknown Recrystallization-2 Handout Recrystallization-2 Movie  
5 Sept 19 Separatory Funnel and Rotory Evaporation:
Liquid/liquid Extraction; Extraction of Acids and Bases
Acid-Base Extraction Handout Acid-Base Extraction Movie  

Sept 26

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Lab GC-MS Handout GC-MS Movie  
7 Oct 3 Nucleophilic Substitution of Alkyl Halides
Mechanisms and Arrow Pushing
SN2-SN1 Handout SN2-SN1 Movie  
8 Oct 10 Chromatography;  TLC, Column, and Flash Chromatography Chromatography Handout Chromatography Movie  
9 Oct 17 Simple and Fractional Distillation of a Mixture Distillation Handout Distillation Movie  
10 Oct 24 C13 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (C NMR) Spectroscopy C-13 NMR Handout
C-NMR Interpretation (Condensed)
C-13 Full Movie 80-min
11 Oct 31 1H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (1H NMR) Spectroscopy
H-NMR Handout
H-NMR Interpretation (Condensed)
H-NMR Movie
  Nov 7 Makeup Lab. For any previously- cancelled lab days or labs that individuals missed Tuesday preferred, but Thursday allowed even though it's Veterans Day.  
12 Nov 14 Diels-Alder Reaction 1.Diels-Alder Reaction
2.Standard Synthesis Report Format
1.Diels-Alder Reaction Movie
2.Standard Synthesis Report Movie
  Nov 21 Thanksgiving No Lab even on Tuesday    
13 Nov 28 Nitration of Methyl Benzoate
Cleanup, Checkout
Nitration of Methyl Benzoate Handout Nitration of Methyl Benzoate Movie