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SYLLABUS - CHEM 112-A (FALL 2012) COURSE NUMBER - CHEM 112-A COURSE TITLE - Organic Chemistry (I) CLASS MEETING

TIME: Lecture - MWF 12.30-1.30 Lab– Section 1 - F - 3.00-4.00 pm (lab Lecture) T, Th 7.30-10.15 am (Lab) Section 2 - F - 3.00-4.00 pm (lab Lecture) T, Th 10.20-1.00 am (Lab) 131-D F- 2.00-3.00 pm (mandatory) PROFESSOR : Dr. Anu Ganguly Professor of Chemistry Ohlone College Office: 16 D Phone: 510- 659 6190 E-mail: aganguly@ohlone.edu Office Hours: M, W, F - 10.30-12.00, Sat – 12-12.30 (Newark campus) or on other times/days by appointment.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The course offers an introduction to organic chemistry. The material covers basic organic compounds, their nomenclature, structure and introduction to functional groups. A variety of organic molecules used in day to day lives and in the industry are discussed on the basis of their reactivity and properties. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES: (a) To provide a through understanding of complex organic molecules in terms of their structure, reactivity and real-life applications. (b) By a combination of labs and lecture, to get an hands on experience in organic chemistry and it's applications in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. (c) A thorough understanding of all functional groups, their reactions, mechanisms. Functional groups to include hydrocarbons, alcohols, SN1 and SN2 reactions, ethers, sulfides, organometallic reagents. (d) Proficiency in nomenclature, spectroscopy, synthesis, reactions and mechanisms of the above functional groups. (e) Ability to perform techniques in modern organic chemistry. TEXTBOOK: Organic Chemistry, Brown, Foote et al. Sixth Edition, Thompson-Brooks/Cole. LAB TEXT: Introduction to Organic Laboratory Techniques, Pavia, et al. Third edition, Thompson-Brooks/Cole. SUPPLEMENTARY TEXTS AND OTHER RELEVANT REFERENCES: Study Guide and Solutions Manual for Organic Chemistry Brown, Foote et al. Sixth Edition, ThompsonBrooks/Cole. This book is required for the course. My Handbook of OrganicReactions, Ganguly, Moghul, Cheng and Rangraj. Ohlone College

in all instances. then her/his marks will be made up from the final exam (in case of a missed mid-term) or from the next hour exam (in case of a missed quiz). A student may miss a grand total of only one quiz or one exam. 5 points will be deducted from your overall lab points. The prelab will be checked in the first 5 minutes of the lab.INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES AND METHODS: The instructor's lecture will be accompanied by molecular models. you will be assigned additional homeworks through the OWL homework system. Attendance is compulsory. No make up exams will be given. If you are deaf or have a documented disability and need accommodations for this class. Room 7217. If your prelab is not ready at this point. power point presentations and overhead slides as and when needed. will be required. For more information. There will be few labs in the schedule which dont require a lab report to be turned in and therefore do carry a grade. Subsequent absences will result in zero’s in quizzes or exams missed.html All exams must be taken as scheduled. go to www. COURSE POLICY: If any student is found to be disruptive in class or lab he/she will be asked to leave immediately and will not be allowed back in the class/lab without seeing me in my office first. It is the students responsibility to notify the instructor of any special needs and assistance that the student might have. The DSPS office is located in Building 7. However. There will be no make up labs. it results . Any lab safety/rules violation will result in you being expelled from the lab and consequently a zero grade for that lab. However in case of an emergency if a student has to miss an exam or quiz. please see me as soon as possible or contact the Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) office for assistance. Labs missed will result in a zero for that lab. written and verifiable proof such as doctor's certificate etc. Call (510)659-6271 (voice) or (510)344-5701 (video phone). These labs are preparatory labs either for the lecture or subsequent labs and therefore are mandatory.[ 96 pts (labs) + 24 pts (lab final)] Note: In addition to the regular in-chapter and back of Chapter homework exercises. In case you fail to attend such a lab. Grading Scheme A: 90-100 B: 80-89 C: 70-79 D: 60-69 F: below 60 Evaluation of Students Exam 1 Exam 2 Exam 3 Quizzes Comprehensive Final Exam Labs 100 points 100 points 100 points 100 points 200 points 120 points . Class participation is highly encouraged.edu/org/dsps/accommodationsguidelines.ohlone. but completion of the homeworks are critical to your passing of the course. LAB POLICY: You will be given a lab safety sheet with all rules and regulations that you are required to follow in lab. These homeworks will not be part of your grade. as exams and quizzes will be styled after the assigned homeworks.

You may be dropped by an instructor at any time for nine cumulative hours of absence from lectures and/or labs. UNITS OF INSTRUCTION: . If you observe an incident of academic dishonesty in class. The college policy on academic honesty may be found in the Ohlone College Course Catalogue and Student handbook. Cheating includes copying answers on tests and data in labs. Attendance in the Friday lab lecture is mandatory. If this is not done. meaning a zero for ALL exams. Abandoning the lab will result in your being expelled from the lab and a zero for that lab. You must have your lab text book in the Friday lab lecture. If you are late by more than 10 minutes for the lab. I will ask you to stop. Ohlone College initiates a process which may result in severe consequences for you. Failure to attend the lab lecture or failure to show up in the lab lecture without the lab textbook will result in your dismissal from the actual lab. I urge you to report it to me. Talking on cell phones in the lab will result in the same penalty as abandoning the lab. Cell phones will not be allowed in the lab. it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to file a drop card with the Office of Admissions and Records. Remember. Information on student behavior and the Ohlone College suspension policy is available from the office of the Vice President of Student Services. Plagiarism/copying is a serious offence in lab reports. STUDENT CONDUCT Show mature conduct in your courses. There is a zero tolerance policy on cheating as a university wide rule. A late lab report results in the deduction of 3 points (per each day late) off the lab report . The same applies to quizzes and lab reports. For example. If you are caught cheating from another student or plagiarizing on lab reports. If such behavior persists. You MAY NOT leave the lab even for a single minute while the lab is in progress. you may be carried in the class till the end of the semester and receive an "F" grade. Attendance is taken at the beginning of lab. If this occurs after the “W” deadline has passed. I have the right to suspend you from my class if your behavior is disruptive. the student will receive an F in the course. If the lab report is not turned in at the beginning of the lab period it is considered late. if you are caught cheating in Exam 1. Turn off the ringing mode on pagers and cellular phones. then you and your partner (that was involved in copying/cheating on the lab report) will not only receive a zero for that particular lab. ACADEMIC HONESTY: Pursue your coursework with integrity and honesty. . if you decide to drop. Prelabs are to be done in a lab notebook that I have authorized. but a zero for the entire lab grade. Students caught cheating in a quiz or an exam will not only get a zero for that quiz/exam. Do not engage in private conversations or in inappropriate behavior during lectures or labs. Any student who has been absent for 2 labs (six hours) will automatically be dropped from the class. It is wise to inform the instructor of illness or other circumstances that lead to absence of more than a day or two. you will get a zero for Exam 1 and also a zero for the entire segment. If you do behave in a manner that seems disruptive to me or to other students.in a deduction of 3 points off your lab report. you will not be allowed in the lab and will get a zero for the entire lab. but will get a zero for the entire segment of that course. ATTENDANCE: You are expected to attend all classes and labs. I will ask you to leave the class. Prelabs on loose sheets of paper are not accepted and also result in a deduction of 3 points Lab reports are due a week after the lab is finished and at the start of the lab. Academic dishonesty is a serious matter. If you are caught cheating.

Alcohols Nov 14 Chp 10. 13. Nucleophilic Substitution and b. Alkenes: Bonding Nomenclature and Properties Oct 1 Chp 5. Alkanes and Cycloalkanes (a part of this chapter will be done as a lab exercise using molecular models) Sept 7 Chp 2. Reactions of Alkenes . Organometallic compounds Dec 7 Review Please note: Because the course schedule is fairly tentative. Nucleophilic Substitution and b. Alcohols Nov 7 Chp 10. Ethers. Reactions of Alkenes Oct 5 Chp 6. Alkynes Oct 17 Chp 7. . Covalent Bonding and Shapes of Molecules Chp 1. Oct 8 Chp 6. Haloalkanes. Stereoisomerism and Chirality Sept 19 Chp 4.Elimination Nov 2 Chp 9. Alkynes Oct 15 Chp 7. Sulfides and Epoxides Nov 21 Chp 11. Aug 27 Aug 29 Aug 31 Sept 5 Chp 1. Ethers. Reactions of Alkenes Oct 10 Chp 6. All exams and quizzes and exam reviews will take place in 131-D which is mandatory for the course. Covalent Bonding and Shapes of Molecules Chp 2. NMR and Mass Spectrometry) will be done as lab excercises Nov 26 Chp 11. Covalent Bonding and Shapes of Molecules Chp 1. Haloalkanes. Alkanes and Cycloalkanes Sept 12 Chp 3. Halogenation and Radical Reactions Oct 26 Chp 8. Stereoisomerism and Chirality Sept 17 Chp 3.Elimination Nov 5 Chp 10. Organometallic compounds Dec 5 Chp 15. Halogenation and Radical Reactions Oct 24 Chp 8. the syllabus for each quiz and exam will cover all the material taught upto a lecture day before the quiz or exam. Acids and Bases Sept 24 Chp 4. Nucleophilic Substitution and b. Ethers.. Haloalkanes. Reactions of Alkenes Oct 12 Chp 7. Alkynes Oct 19 Chp 8. Ethers.. Halogenation and Radical Reactions Oct 22 Chp 8. Sulfides and Epoxides Note: Chp’s 12. Sulfides and Epoxides Nov 19 Chp 11. Alkenes: Bonding Nomenclature and Properties Oct 3 Chp 6. Sulfides and Epoxides Nov 30 Chp 15. Haloalkanes. Alcohols Nov 16 Chp 11. Organometallic compounds Dec 3 Chp 15. Alkenes: Bonding Nomenclature and Properties Sept 28 Chp 5. Acids and Bases Sept 21 Chp 4. Halogenation and Radical Reactions Oct 29 Chp 9. Alcohols Nov 9 Chp 10. Acids and Bases Sept 26 Chp 5. 14 (IR. Ethers. Alkanes and Cycloalkanes Sept 10 Chp 2. Stereoisomerism and Chirality (a part of this chapter will be covered as a lab exercise using molecular models) Sept 14 Chp 3.The material covered on the dates specified below is tentative and is subject to change depending on how fast or slow the class as a whole is progressing. Sulfides and Epoxides Nov 28 Chp 11.Elimination Oct 31 Chp 9.

Pavia.FT-IR operation and Unknown Identification (no prelab necessary) Oct 23 IR Spectroscopy.FT-IR operation and Unknown (8 points) (no prelab necessary) Oct 25 Expt 19. t-Pentyl Chloride Nov 8 Expt 22. Reaction of Alkyl Halides Nov 1 Expt 21-B. Check out Dec 6 Review Please note: There will be no make up labs. Introduction. a small scale approach . the 131-D course will be mostly devoted solely to reviewing material from the lecture and going over specific homeworks. Isolation of Caffeine (8 points) Oct 4 Expt 11B. The schedule for exams and quizzes is as follows. Safety video. Aug 28 Aug 30 Sept 4 Sept 6 Sept 11 Dec 3 Lab Final . t-Pentyl Chloride (8 points) Nov 6 Expt 21-B. et al. Sept 14 Quiz 1 Sept 21 Exam 1 Oct 19 Quiz 2 Oct 26 Exam 2 Nov 26 Quiz 3 Nov 30 Exam 3 Final Exam according to College Final Exam Schedule LAB SYLLABUS . Safety sheet sign up Check in.Unless there is a exam or a quiz scheduled. Set-up for Expt 16 No Pre-lab necessary Sept 18 Chirality (molecular models required) (4 points). Anu Ganguly Text: Introduction to Organic Laboratory Techniques. Ethanol from Sucrose (8 points) Oct 2 Expt 11B. No Pre-lab necessary Sept 20 Chirality (molecular models required).CHEM 112-A (FALL 2012) Instructor: Dr. 4-Methylcyclohexene Nov 15 NMR Spectroscopy (no prelab necessary) (8 points) Nov 20 NMR Spectroscopy Nov 27 NMR Spectroscopy.... 4-Methylcyclohexene (8 points) Nov 13 Expt 22. Lab Reports. Isolation of Caffeine Oct 9 Expt 25-A Biodiesel from coconut oil (8 points) Oct 11 Expt 12 Isolation of Isopentyl acetate-Banana oil (8 points) Oct 16 Expt 12 Isolation of Isopentyl acetate-Banana oil Oct 18 IR Spectroscopy. No Pre-lab necessary Sept 13 Conformation of Alkanes and Cycloalkanes (molecular models required). Molecular Models. TLC of Analgesic Drugs (8 points) Sept 27 Expt 16. Lab Reports Expt 6. Reaction of Alkyl Halides (8 points) Oct 30 Expt 19. Mass Spectroscopy Nov 29 Mass Spectroscopy and combined Spectroscopy (8 points) (no prelab necessary) Dec 4 Clean up. Simple and Fractional Distillation Conformation of Alkanes and Cycloalkanes (molecular models required) (4 points). Simple and Fractional Distillation (8 points) Expt 6. 3rd Edition. No Pre-lab necessary Sept 25 Expt 10.