Chemistry 344 Course Handouts

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Reference Handouts and Information

Acid/Base

pKa table

 

Experimental Techniques

Extraction notes

Drying Reagents

 

Chem 344 Sample Exams (answer keys provided for selected exams only)

Chem 344 Spring 2015 Spectroscopy Exam (See Piazza for solutions.)

Chem 344 Fall 2014 Spectroscopy Exam (Answers and Grading Key)

Chem 344 Summer 2014 Midterm Exam (See Piazza for solutions.)

Chem 344 Summer 2015 Midterm Exam (Answers and Grading Key)

Chem 344 Summer 2014 Final Exam (See Piazza for solutions.)

Chem 344 Fall 2015 Final Exam (Answers and Grading Key)

 

NMR Spectroscopy, IR Spectroscopy, and Mass Spectrometry Resources

Laboratory Manual Appendix - Spectroscopy and Spectrometry Information

Laboratory Manual Appendix - Spectroscopy and Spectrometry Information - See more at: https://www.chem.wisc.edu/content/chemistry-344-spectroscopy-and-spectro...

NMR Chemical Shifts of Trace Impurities: Common Laboratory Solvents, Organics, and Gases in Deuterated Solvents Relevant to the Organometallic Chemist

Laboratory Manual Appendix - Spectroscopy and Spectrometry Information - See more at: https://www.chem.wisc.edu/content/chemistry-344-spectroscopy-and-spectro...

Estimating the 1H shifts of aryl H-atoms

Calculating product ratios from 1H-NMR data

Determining stereochemistry via 1H-NMR spectroscopy

 

Laboratory Manual Appendix - Spectroscopy and Spectrometry Information - See more at: https://www.chem.wisc.edu/content/chemistry-344-spectroscopy-and-spectro...

Problem Set Handouts/Solutions:

Organometallics Problem Set (Answers)

Spectroscopy and Spectrometry PS1 IR and EI-MS (solutions)

Spectroscopy and Spectrometry PS2 IR, 1H-NMR, 13C-NMR, and EI-MS (solutions)

Spectroscopy and Spectrometry PS3 IR 1H-NMR, 13C-NMR and EI-MS (solutions)

 

Organometallics Problem Set (Answers)

Required/Recommended Course Software:

MestReNova (with UW-Madison site license, Right click and save as)

WiscVPN - Downloading and Installing the GlobalProtect (PaloAlto) Client PC or Mac (necessary for activating MestReNova license off campus or on campus via wireless)

ChemDraw

 

Stereochemistry:

Stereochemistry Review

 

Supplemental Readings:

NMR: Bhattacharya, A.,  Breaking the Billion-Hertz Barrier. Nature, 201022(10), 8273-8279.

Stereochemistry: McConathy, J.; Owens, M. J. Stereochemistry in Drug Action. Prim. Care Companion J. Clin Psychiatry, 2003, 5(2),70-73.

Health & News: Wolf, L. K. Caffeine Jitters. Chem. Eng. News, 2013, 91(5), 9-12.