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Organic Spectroscopy (411-0-01)


Yongbo Zhang

Benjamin Curtis Owen

Meeting Info

Tech Institute Lecture Room 4: Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00AM - 11:50AM

Overview of class

Introduction to principles and practice of organic and inorganic synthetic compound characterization by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and mass spectrometry (MS). Topics include NMR instrument operation, spectra interpretation, 2-dimensional NMR spectroscopy, MS ionization and detection schemes, gas chromatography MS, liquid chromatography MS and ionization. The lab component of this class focuses on operations of instrumentation, software tools available in the Integrated Molecular Structure Education and Research Center (IMSERC) and tailoring analytical schemes based on individual research projects.

Class Materials (Required)

Course materials will be posted on course Canvas site.

Class Materials (Suggested)

Title: Organic Structures from 2D NMR Spectra
Author: L.D. Field, H.L. Li, A.M. Magill
Publisher: Wiley, 2015
ISBN: 9781118868942
Approx price: $80 new, $35 rental

Title: Introduction to Spectroscopy
Author: Pavia, Lampman, and Kriz, Brooks/Cole
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285460123
Approx price: $185 (new); $50 (ebook rental)

Class Notes

Please note: Selecting a specific lab section is a formality requirement only. Given that students will have TA responsibilities unknown at point of registration for this course, lab section assignment will be manually decided and assigned in the first week of class.

Associated Classes

LAB - Meets in Non-General PurposeRm: Mon, Wed 1:00PM - 3:30PM

LAB - Meets in Non-General PurposeRm: Mon, Wed 3:30PM - 6:00PM

LAB - Meets in Non-General PurposeRm: Tues, Thurs 1:00PM - 3:30PM

LAB - Meets in Non-General PurposeRm: Tues, Thurs 3:30PM - 6:00PM