A lecture/laboratory course providing hands-on training in synthetic organic chemistry. Experimental techniques covered will include: flash and thin-layer chromatography, vacuum distillation, handling air-sensitive chemicals under inert atmosphere, independent use of NMR spectrometer and spectra interpretation. Students will also learn to search databases, read primary literature, write research proposals, reports and present their results. Prerequisite: Chem 262. Eight laboratory hours per week. Lectures held once a week during the first half of the semester.
Course Attributes: FA NSM; AR NSM; AS NSM; AS WI I