McMaster University - Chem2O06 1997/98

Laboratory Manual


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Experiment 1. Separation of Solids, Recrystallization & Melting Point Determinations. 2 periods
Expt 2. Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) of Analgesic Drugs. 2 periods
Expt 3. Distillation: Separation and Purification of Organic Liquids. 1 period
Expt 4. Nucleophilic Substitution and Properties of Alkanes & Alkenes 2 periods
Expt 5. The Stereochemistry of Bromination. Preparation of meso-Stilbene Dibromide and its Conversion to Diphenylacetylene 1 period
Expt 6. Dichromate Oxidation of 4-Methylcyclohexanol and Infrared Spectroscopy 1 period

*** Christmas Break ***

Expt 8. The Grignard Reaction. Preparation of Benzoic Acid 1 period
Expt 7. Isomerization of an Alcohol by Oxidation - Reduction: Borneol, Camphor, and Isoborneol 2 periods
Expt 9.

Reactions of Carboxylic Acids & Their Derivatives

1 period
Expt 10.

The Aldol Condensation

1 period
Expt 11. Proteins and Carbohydrates. Isolation of Casein and Lactose from Milk 2 periods

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