CEM415

 

 

Spring 2018

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The lab meets in room 236 Chemistry

 

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announcement

 

 

 

Make sure you have your prelabs ready for every lab period!

 

 

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Class Material

 

 

  • Syllabus
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  • Expectations for Lab Reports
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  • Basic 1H NMR Rules
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  • 1H NMR Problems
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  • 1H NMR Problems, KEY
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    Instructors

    Professor Mitch Smith, Rm 406, 517-353-1071
    smithmil@msu.edu

    Dr. Chrysoula Vasileiou, Rm 538B, 517-353-0506
    vassilio@chemistry.msu.edu

     

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    TAs

    Sara Adelman
    adelman7@chemistry.msu.edu

    Seokjoo Lee
    leeseokj@chemistry.msu.edu

    Yu Ling Lien
    lienyu@chemistry.msu.edu

    Alex, O'Connel
    oconn363@chemistry.msu.edu

    Tim Shannon
    shanno87@chemistry.msu.edu

     

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    Class Description

    CEM415 is a capstone course that focuses on advanced synthetic organic and inorganic chemistry. During this class you are expected to work by yourselves to complete the synthesis of a variety or organic and inorganic compounds. In addition, all products and their synthetic intermediates must be fully characterized using advanced spectroscopic methods that include NMR, electronic absorption and emission spectroscopy and FT-IR.

    Student credit hours for the course are allocated entirely to laboratory time.

    3 Sections of this course will be taught this semester:

    Section 1 : M, W 8:00–11:50 a.m.

    Section 2: M, W 12:40–4:30 p.m.

    Section 3: Tu, Th 8:00–11:50 a.m.

    Section 3: Tu, Th 12:40–4:30 p.m.

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    CEM415

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    Modules

     

  • Experiment 1: Nanochemistry
  • Experiment 2: Silicon Polymers
  • Experiment 3: Grubbs Metathesis
  • Experiment 4: cis-Platin
  • Experiment 5: Cobaloximes
  • Experiment 6: Methyl Migration
  • Experiment 7: C-H Activation
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    Honors Option Information

    If you are interested in getting Honors Option Credit for this class, you should contact the intsructors as soon as possible.

    To receive Honors credit for this class you will have complete an extra 8th Module, at the end of the semester when teh scheduled lab modules have been completed.

    If you are interested in reviewing the actual experiment for Module 8, follow the link below.

     

     

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    CEM415