CHEM 236

Organic Spectroscopic Methods

Course Syllabus:

  • Syllabus_Chem_236_Fall2015

Course Structure:

600 MHz NMR spectrometer in our instrumentation facilities

600 MHz NMR spectrometer in our instrumentation facilities (Photo credit: Yves Rubin, All Rights Reserved)

  • Introduction, Purification, Lab Techniques
  • Infrared Spectroscopy, Example Problems
  • Introduction to NMR
  • NMR Coupling Constants and Advanced Techniques
  • Carbon-13 NMR
  • 2-Dimensional NMR
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • X-ray Crystal Structure Analysis

Teaching Assistant:

For questions please e-mail me at my Gmail teaching account: Prof. Yves Rubin

Problems Set Assignments ():

  • 236 2013 Problem Set 1  (IR spectra)
  • xxx  (simple 1D 1H NMR spectra)
  • xxx  (more advanced 1D 1H NMR spectra)
  • xxx  (include 1D and 2D NMR spectra)

Practice Exams:

2D NMR contour plot of a dehydroannulene

2D NMR contour plot of a dehydroannulene

  • Midterm Exam (2012)
    • Midterm Exam answer key (2012)
  • Final Exam (2012)
    • Final Exam answer key (2012)

Handouts:

  • IR spectroscopy
  • 1D and 2D NMR spectroscopy

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