Introduction to Organic Laboratory Techniques : A Small Scale Approach

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/12/2004
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Part I: INTRODUCTION TO BASIC LABORATORY TECHNIQUES. Experiment 1. Solubility. Experiment 2. Crystallization. Experiment 3. Extraction. Experiment 4. Chromatography. Experiment 5. Simple and Fractional Distillation. Experiment 6. Infrared Spectroscopy and Boiling-Point Determination. Essay: Aspirin. Experiment 7. Acetylsalicylic Acid. Essay: Analgesics. Experiment 8. Acetanilide. Experiment 9. Acetaminophen. Essay: Identification of Drugs. Experiment 10. TLC Analysis of Analgesic Drugs. Essay: Caffeine. Experiment 11. Isolation of Caffeine. Experiment 11A. Isolation of Caffeine from Tea Leaves. Experiment 11B. Isolation of Caffeine from a Tea Bag. Essay: Esters -- Flavors and Fragrances. Experiment 12. Isopentyl Acetate (Banana Oil). Experiment 13. Methyl Salicylate (Oil of Wintergreen). Essay: Terpenes and Phenylpropanoids. Experiment 14. Isolation of Eugenol from Cloves. Essay: Stereochemical Theory of Odor. Experiment 15. Spearmint and Caraway Oil: (+)- and (-)- Carvones. Essay: The Chemistry of Vision. Experiment 16. Isolation of Chlorophyll and Carotenoid Pigments from Spinach. Essay: Ethanol and Fermentation Chemistry. Experiment 17. Ethanol from Sucrose. Part II: INTRODUCTION TO MOLECULAR MODELING. Essay: Molecular Modeling and Molecular Mechanics. Experiment 18. An Introduction to Molecular Modeling. Experiment 18A. The Conformations of n-Butane: Local Minima. Experiment 18B. Cyclohexane Chair and Boat Conformations. Experiment 18C. Substituted Cyclohexane Rings. Experiment 18D. cis- and trans-2-Butene. Essay: Computational Chemistry -- Ab initio and Semiempirical Methods. Experiment 19. Computational Chemistry. Experiment 19A. Heats of Formation: Isomerism, Tautomerism, and Regioselectivity. Experiment 19B. Heats of Reactions: SN1 Reaction Rates. Experiment 19C. Density-Electrostatic Potential. Maps -- Acidities of Carboxylic Acids. Experiment 19D. Density -- Electrostatic Potential Maps: Carbocations. Experiment 19E. Density -- LUMO Maps: Reactivities of Carbonyl Groups. Part III: PROPERTIES AND REACTIONS OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS. Experiment 20. Reactivities of Some Alkyl Halides. Experiment 21. Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions: Competing Nucleophiles. Experiment 21A. Competing Nucleophiles with 1-Butanol or 2-Butanol. Experiment 21B. Competing Nucleophiles with 2-Methyl-2-Propanol. Experiment 21C. Analysis. Experiment 22. Hydrolysis of Some Alkyl Chlorides Experiment 23. Synthesis of n-Butyl Bromide and t-Pentyl Chloride. Experiment 23A. n-Butyl Bromide. Experiment 23B. t-Pentyl Chloride. Experiment 24. 4-Methylcyclohexene Experiment 25. Phase-Transfer Catalysis: Addition of Dichlorocarbene to Cyclohexene Essay: Fats and Oils. Experiment 26. Methyl Stearate from Methyl Oleate. Essay: Soaps and Detergents. Experiment 27. Preparation of Soap. Experiment 28. Preparation of a Detergent. Essay: Petroleum and Fossil Fuels. Experiment 29. Gas Chromatographic Analysis of Gasolines. Essay: Detection of Alcohol: The Breathalyzer. Experiment 30. Chromic Acid Oxidation of Alcohols Experiment 30A. Chromic Acid Oxidation of Alcohols -- Visible Spectrophotometer Method. Experiment 30B. Chromic Acid Oxidation of Alcohols -- UV-VIS Spectrophotometer Method. Essay: Green Chemistry. Experiment 31. Chiral Reduction of Ethyl Acetoacetate; Optical Purity Determination. Experiment 31A. Chiral Reduction of Ethyl Acetoacetate. Experiment 31B. NMR Determination of the Optical Purity of (S)-Ethyl 3-Hydroxybutanoate. Experiment 32. Nitration of Aromatic Compounds Using a Recyclable Catalyst. Experiment 33. An Oxidation-Reduction Scheme: Borneol, Camphor, Isoborneol. Experiment 34. Multi-Step Reaction Sequences: The Conversion of Benzaldehyde to Benzilic Acid. Experiment 34A. Preparation of Benzoin by Thiamine Catalysis Experiment 34B. Preparation of Benzil. Experiment 34C. Preparation of Benzilic Acid. Experiment 35. Tetraphenylcyclopentadienone. Experiment 36. Triphenylmethanol and Benzoic Acid. Experiment 36A. Triphenylmethanol. Experiment 36

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