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CHM313 Organic Chemistry I Lab

[0–3, 1 cr.]

This laboratory course is designed to provide students with the basic skills for conducting organic reactions. The following techniques are learned: melting point determination, boiling  point determination, simple, fractional and steam distillation, gravity and vacuum filtration, drying solids and liquids, extraction, evaporation, reflux, recrystallization, thin-layer and column chromatography, and polarimetry. Students are introduced to ChemDraw software and molecular modeling.

Pre- or Co-requisite: CHM311 Organic Chemistry I or PHY311 Organic Materials I