Organic Chemistry Lab Survival Guide

ISBN-10: 0471387320

ISBN-13: 9780471387329

Edition: 5th 2001

Authors: James W. Zubrick

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This text is a student guide to the basic techniques of the organic chemistry laboratory, presented with clarity and humour. The book describes the instruments and techniques used in an organic chemistry laboratory with diagrams and experiments.
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List price: $48.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/28/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.35" long x 0.48" tall
Weight: 1.122

Safety First, Last, and Always
Accidents Will Not Happen
Disposing of Waste
Mixed Waste
Keeping a Notebook
A Technique Experiment
Notebook Notes
A Synthesis Experiment
Notebook Notes
The Acid Test
Interpreting a Handbook
CRC Handbook
Entry: 1-Bromobutane
Entry: Benzoic Acid
Entry: 1-Bromobutane
Entry: Benzoic Acid
Merck Index
Entry: 1-Bromobutane
Entry: Benzoic Acid
The Aldrich Catalog
Entry: 1-Bromobutane
Entry: Benzoic Acid
Not Clear-Clear?
Info on the Internet
Stoppers with Only One Number
Another Episode of Love of Laboratory
Hall of Blunders and Things Not Quite Right
Round-Bottom Flasks
Columns and Condensers
The Adapter with Lots of Names
Forgetting the Glass
Inserting Adapter Upside Down
Inserting Adapter Upside Down sans Glass
Greasing the Joints
To Grease or Not to Grease
Preparation of the Joints
Into the Grease Pit
Storing Stuff and Sticking Stoppers
Corking a Vessel
The Cork Press
The O-Ring and Cap Branch Out
Microscale Jointware
Microscale: A Few Words
Uh-Oh Rings
The O-Ring Cap Seal
Sizing Up the Situation
Why I Don't Really Know How Vacuum Tight These Seals Are
The Comical Vial (That's Conical!)
The Conical Vial as Vial
Packaging Oops
Tare to the Analytical Balance
The Electronic Analytical Balance
Heating These Vials
The Microscale Drying Tube
Gas Collection Apparatus
Generating the Gas
Isolating the Product
Other Interesting Equipment
Pipet Tips
Pre-preparing Pasteur Pipets
Pipet Cutting
Pipet Filtering-Liquids
Pipet Filtering-Solids
Syringes, Needles, and Septa
The Rubber Septum
Clean and Dry
Drying Your Glassware When You Don't Need To
Drying Your Glassware When You Need To
Drying Agents
Typical Drying Agents
Using a Drying Agent
Following Directions and Losing Product Anyway
Drying Agents: Microscale
On Products
Solid Product Problems
Liquid Product Problems
The Sample Vial
Hold It! Don't Touch That Vial
The Melting Point Experiment
Sample Preparation
Loading the Melting Point Tube
Closing Off Melting Point Tubes
Melting Point Hints
The Mel-Temp Apparatus
Operation of the Mel-Temp Apparatus
The Fisher-Johns Apparatus
Operation of the Fisher-Johns Apparatus
The Thomas-Hoover Apparatus
Operation of the Thomas-Hoover Apparatus
Using the Thiele Tube
Cleaning the Tube
Getting the Sample Ready
Dunking the Melting Point Tube
Heating the Sample
Finding a Good Solvent
General Guidelines for a Recrystallization
Gravity Filtration
The Buchner Funnel and Filter Flask
Just a Note
The Hirsch Funnel and Friends
Activated Charcoal
The Water Aspirator: A Vacuum Source
The Water Trap
Working with a Mixed-Solvent System--The Good Part
The Ethanol-Water System
A Mixed-Solvent System--The Bad Part
Salting Out
World Famous Fan-Folded Fluted Paper
Recrystallization: Microscale
Isolating the Crystals
Craig Tube Filtration
Centrifuging the Craig Tube
Getting the Crystals Out
Extraction and Washing
Never-Ever Land
Starting an Extraction
Dutch Uncle Advice
The Separatory Funnel
The Stopper
The Glass Stopcock
The Teflon Stopcock
The Stem
Washing and Extracting Various Things
How to Extract and Wash What
The Road to Recovery--Back-Extraction
A Sample Extraction
Performing an Extraction or Washing
Extraction Hints
Extraction and Washing: Microscale
Separation: Removing the Bottom Layer
Separation: Removing the Top Layer
And Now--Boiling Stones
Sources of Heat
The Steam Bath
The Bunsen Burner
Burner Hints
The Heating Mantle
Proportional Heaters and Stepless Controllers
Clamps and Clamping
Clamping a Distillation Setup
Clipping a Distillation Setup
Distillation Notes
Simple Distillation
Sources of Heat
The Three-Way Adapter
The Distilling Flask
The Thermometer Adapter
The Ubiquitous Clamp
The Thermometer
The Condenser
The Vacuum Adapter
The Receiving Flask
The Ice Bath
The Distillation Example
The Distillation Mistake
Vacuum Distillation
Pressure Measurement
Manometer Hints
Pressure and Temperature Corrections
Vacuum Distillation Notes
Fractional Distillation
How This Works
Fractional Distillation Notes
Steam Distillation
External Steam Distillation
Internal Steam Distillation
Steam Distillation Notes
Microscale Distillation
Like the Big Guy
Simple Distillation
Vacuum Distillation
Fractional Distillation
Steam Distillation
Microscale Distillation II: The Hickman Still
The Hickman Still Setup
Hickman Still Heating
Recovering Your Product
Reflux and Addition
Standard Reflux
A Dry Reflux
Addition and Reflux
Funnel Fun
How to Set Up
Reflux: Microscale
Addition and Reflux: Microscale
Microscale Boiling Point
Microscale BP
Ultramicroscale BP
Chromatography: Some Generalities
Separation or Development
The Eluatropic Series
Thin-Layer Chromatography: TLC
Preparation of TLC Plates
Pre-prepared TLC Plates
The Plate Spotter
Spotting the Plates
Developing a Plate
Multiple Spotting
Other TLC Problems
Preparative TLC
Wet-Column Chromatography
Preparing the Column
Compounds on the Column
Visualization and Collection
Wet-Column Chromatography: Microscale
Flash Chromatography
Microscale Flash Chromatography
The Abbe Refractometer
Using the Abbe Refractometer
Refractometry Hints
Instrumentation in the Lab
Gas Chromatography
The Mobile Phase: Gas
GC Sample Preparation
GC Sample Introduction
Sample in the Column
Sample at the Detector
Electronic Interlude
Sample on the Chart Recorder
Sample on the Computer Recorder
Parameters, Parameters
Gas Flow Rate
Hp Liquid Chromatography
The Mobile Phase: Liquid
A Bubble Trap
The Pump
The Pulse Dampener
HPLC Sample Preparation
HPLC Sample Introduction
Sample in the Column
Sample at the Detector
Sample on the Chart Recorder
Sample on the Computer Recorder
Parameters, Parameters
Eluent Flow Rate
Eluent Composition
Infrared Spectroscopy
Infrared Sample Preparation
Liquid Samples
Solid Samples
The Nujol Mull
Solid KBr Methods
Preparing the Solid Solution
Pressing a KBr Disk--The Minipress
Pressing a KBr Disk--The Hydraulic Press
Running the Spectrum
The Perkin-Elmer 710B IR
Using the Perkin-Elmer 710B
The 100% Control: An Important Aside
Calibration of the Spectrum
IR Spectra: The Finishing Touches
Interpreting IRs
The Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR)
The Optical System
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Liquid Sample Preparation
Solid Samples
Protonless Solvents
Deuterated Solvents
FT-NMR Sample Preparation
Some NMR Interpretation
The Zero Point
The Chemical Shift
Some Anisotropy
Spin-Spin Splitting
A Final Note
Theory of Distillation
Simple Distillation
Clausius and Clapeyron
Fractional Distillation
A Hint from Dalton
Dalton and Raoult
A Little Algebra
Clausius and Clapeyron Meet Dalton and Raoult
Dalton Again
What Does It All Mean?
Changing Composition
Nonequilibrium Conditions
Minimum-Boiling Azeotropes
Maximum-Boiling Azeotropes
Azeotropes on Purpose
Other Deviations
Steam Distillation
Theory of Extraction
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