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 Continue Chapter 11

Reaction Guide for Chapters 10 and 11

Summary of Ozonolysis

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 11 except the following sections: 11.4b, 11.5b, 11.8, 11.9, and 11.12. You will also not be tested on organocuprates in 11.4c, or KMnO4 in 11.6c.

Week of 11/28:

 Continue Chapter 10

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 10.

Reminder: Exam 3 is on Monday, December 5th! See the Exams Page for details.

Week of 11/21:

 Chapter 10

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 10.

Week of 11/7:

 Chapter 9

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 9, except sections 9.4 and 9.11. You will also not be tested on the McLafferty rearrangement (pg 378) or the Karptlus curve (pg 411).

Lecture Slides for Mass Spectrometry: PPT PDF

Lecture Slides for IR: PPT PDF

Lecture Slides for 1H NMR: PPT PDF

Lecture Slides for 13C NMR: PPT PDF

Mass spec handout

IR absorbances handout

Week of 10/31:

 Chapter 8

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 8, except sections 8.6-8.7. You will also not be tested on the Hofmann Elimination or the E1cB mechanism on pgs. 342-345.

Exam 2 is on Thursday, November 3rd! See the Exams Page for details.

Week of 10/24:

 Continue Chapter 7

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 7. You will not be tested specifically on the following topics/sections: section 7.2c, entropy in 7.4b, rate constants in 7.4d, solvent effects on SN2 reactions in 7.5h. You will also not be tested on the following reagents (as part of the Chapter 7 material): alcohol chlorination using thionyl chloride (pg 300), triphenylphosphine/CCl4 (pg 301), or PCl5 (pg 301-2).

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Handout on substitution and elimination

Week of 10/19:

 Chapter 7

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 7. You will not be tested specifically on the following topics/sections: section 7.2c, entropy in 7.4b, rate constants in 7.4d, solvent effects on SN2 reactions in 7.5h. You will also not be tested on the following reagents (as part of the Chapter 7 material): alcohol chlorination using thionyl chloride (pg 300), triphenylphosphine/CCl4 (pg 301), or PCl5 (pg 301-2).

Information on carbocation rearrangements in SN1 reactions can be found in section 8.5 (we will cover these concepts as part of the Chapter 7 material).

Week of 10/10:

 Chapter 6

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 6, except sections 6.6, 6.8, 6.9. In addition, we will not cover nitrogen inversion on pg 240-241.

Get the lecture slides (Chapter 6): PDF PPT

Week of 10/3:

 Chapter 5

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 5. Note: you will not be expected to systematically name bicyclic systems, which is described in 5.7.

Get the lecture slides: PPT PDF

Exam 1 is on Wednesday, October 5th! See the Exams Page for details.

Week of 9/26:

 Chapter 4

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 4, except sections 4.7 and 4.10.

Get the lecture slides: PPT PDF

Week of 9/19:

 Chapter 3

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 3, except sections 3.16-3.22.

Get the lecture slides: PPT PDF

Degrees of unsaturation handout

Rotation around pi bonds: video (https://youtu.be/qCFpfh1SuMU)

Week of 9/12:

 Chapter 2

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 2, except section 2.15.

Get the lecture slides: PPT PDF

Lab starts this week! Make sure to print the Lab Syllabus and Experiment 1, read them, and bring them to your first lab meeting

Week of 9/7:

 Chapter 1

Answers to the problems we went over in class on September 12th can be found here

To prepare for class, read through Chapter 1, except for the description of weighting factor from pages 28-30.

Get the lecture slides: PDF PPT

Lewis Structure Help.pdf (Need-Have-Shared-Unbonded Algorithm)

Note: Lab starts the week of 9/12. Make sure to print the Lab Syllabus and Experiment 1, read them, and bring them to your first lab meeting