Chemistry 235 Schedule – Summer 2015

This is the schedule for the class this semester. It will be updated regularly, so please check back often. The schedule will contain planned lecture topics for each day, dates of all quizzes and exams, suggested homework problems from the textbook, links which may be useful to you, and other important information regarding the class.

Textbook coverTextbook:  Organic Chemistry: Principles and Mechanisms, Joel Karty, W.W. Norton, 2014

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Smartwork
Online homework problems: due each Thursday at 10:00 a.m.
S.I.: Isabella Dishong. Click here for more information about SI sessions
Additional practice problems (recitation handouts from Spring 2013)


Monday ClassTuesday ClassWednesday ClassThursday Class
Week 1
6/1-4

Introduction

Lecture: Bonding and Molecular Structure (Chapter 1)

Lecture: The Basics: Atomic and Molecular Structure (Chapter 1)


Lecture: The Basics: Atomic and Molecular Structure (Chapter 1) 

Introduction to Naming Organic Compounds: Naming alkanes (Chapter N1.1-2)


Lecture:  Three-dimensional geometry, Intermolecular Interactions and Physical Properties (Chapter 2)

Week 2
6/8-11

Quiz 1

Lecture:  Three-dimensional geometry, Intermolecular Interactions and Physical Properties (Chapter 2)

Introduction to Naming Organic Compounds: Branched alkyl groups; Naming alkyl halides and alcohols (Chapter N1.3-4)

Lecture: Infrared spectroscopy and functional groups (Chapter 15, Sections 4-6)

Lecture: Infrared spectroscopy and functional groups (Chapter 15)

Lecture: Orbital interactions I (Chapter 3)


Lecture: Orbital interactions I (Chapter 3)


Week 3
6/15-18

Quiz 2

Lecture: Orbital interactions I (Chapter 3)

Lecture: Naming Alkenes, Alkynes and Benzene derivatives (Nomenclature 2)


Lecture: Isomerism 1- Conformational stereoisomers and constitutional isomers
 (Chapter 4)

Lecture: Isomerism 1- Conformational stereoisomers and constitutional isomers
 (Chapter 4)

EXAM 1

(see BbLearn for practice exams)

Week 4
6/22-25

Lecture: Isomerism 1- Conformational stereoisomers and constitutional isomers
 (Chapter 4)

Lecture: Isomerism 2 - Chirality, enantiomers and diastereomers (Chapter 5)

Lecture: Isomerism 2 - Chirality, enantiomers and diastereomers (Chapter 5)

Lecture: Isomerism 2 - Chirality, enantiomers and diastereomers (Chapter 5)

Week 5
6/29-7/2

Quiz 3

Lecture: The Proton Transfer Reaction - An Introduction to Mechanisms, Thermodynamics and Charge Stability (Chapter 6)

Lecture: The Proton Transfer Reaction - An Introduction to Mechanisms, Thermodynamics and Charge Stability (Chapter 6)

Lecture: Introduction to Mechanisms; Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions (Chapter 7, 8, 9)

Lecture: Introduction to Mechanisms; Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions (Chapter 7, 8, 9)

Week 6
7/6-9

Quiz 4

Lecture: Introduction to Mechanisms; Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions (Chapter 7, 8, 9)

Lecture: Introduction to Mechanisms; Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions (Chapter 7, 8, 9)

Lecture: Introduction to Mechanisms; Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions (Chapter 7, 8, 9)

EXAM 2

Week 7
7/13-16

Lecture:  Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions 2 (Chapter 10)

Lecture:  Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions 2 (Chapter 10)

Lecture:  Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions 2 (Chapter 10)

Lecture: Electrophilic Addition to Nonpolar π Bonds 1 - Addition of a Bronsted Acid (Chapter 11)

Lecture: Electrophilic Addition to Nonpolar π Bonds 1 - Addition of a Bronsted Acid (Chapter 11)

Week 8
7/20-23

Quiz 5

Lecture: NMR Spectroscopy (Chapter 16)


Lecture: NMR Spectroscopy (Chapter 16)

Lecture: NMR Spectroscopy (Chapter 16)

Lecture: Electrophilic Addition to Nonpolar π Bonds 2 (Chapter 12)

Week 9
7/27-30

Quiz 6

Lecture: Electrophilic Addition to Nonpolar π Bonds 2 (Chapter 12)

Lecture: Electrophilic Addition to Nonpolar π Bonds 2 (Chapter 12)

Lecture: Introduction to Organic Synthesis (Chapter 13)

EXAM 3

Week 10
8/3-4

Review for Final

FINAL EXAM

(10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon)


Notes