Chemistry 332: Organic Chemistry

Spring 2014, University of Delaware

 

Lecture: M,W,F 10:10-11 AM, Brown Lab (BRL) 101

 

Instructor:      Professor Donald A. Watson

204 Lammot duPont

dawatson [at] udel dot edu

Office hour:  Wednesday, 3-4p and Friday 11a-12p, Lammont DuPont Lab (LDL) 204, or by appointment.

 

Recitator:        Vijayarajan Devannah

                        vijaydev@UDel.Edu

                        Discussion Section: Thursday, 7-9pm, BRL 207.

Office hours:  Monday 9-10a and Tuesday 1-2p, Lammont DuPont Lab (LDL) 208.

 

 

Syllabus

 

Required Text: Organic Chemistry, Structure and Function, Peter Vollhardt and Neil Schore

 

Molecular Models Required

 

Link to Course Capture

 

Approximate Topic and Exam Schedule

 

Week (Dates)

Topic

Reading

1 (2/10 – 2/14)

Reactions of Polyenes

Ch. 14

2 (2/17 – 2/21)

Reactions of Polyenes

Ch. 14

Monday 2/24

Quiz 1

 

3 (2/24 – 2/28)

Aromaticity

Ch. 15

4 (3/03 – 3/07)

Aromatic Substitution and Reactivity

Ch. 16, 22

5 (3/10 – 3/14)

Aromatic Substitution and Reactivity, Heterocycles

Ch. 16, 22, 25

Monday 3/17

Quiz 2

 

6 (3/17 – 3/21)

Carbonyl Chemistry

Ch. 17, 18

7 (3/24 – 3/28)

Carbonyl Chemistry

Ch. 17, 18

Friday 3/28

Midterm 1

 

(3/31 – 4/04)

Spring Break

 

8 (4/07 – 4/11)

Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

Ch. 19, 20, 23

9 (4/14 – 4/18)

Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

Ch. 19, 20, 23

10 (4/21 – 4/25)

Amines

Ch. 21

Monday 4/28

Quiz 3

 

11 (4/28 – 5/02)

Synthetic Polymers

handout

12 (5/05 – 5/09)

Carbohydrates

Ch. 24

Monday, 5/12

Midterm 2

 

13 (5/12 – 5/16)

Amino Acids, Peptides, DNA

Ch. 26

14 (5/19)

Amino Acids, Peptides, DNA

Ch. 26

TBA

Final Exam

 

 

 

Problem Sets

 
Problem Set
Key
Week 1
PS1
Key
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
PS 2
PS 2 Key
Week 5
Week 6
Practice Exam
Key
Week 7
Week 8
PS 3
Key -corrected
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
PS 4
key
Week 12

PS 5 - corrected

Practice Exam

PS 5 key

Practice Exam Key

Week 13
Practice Final
Key
Week 14

Final Exam

 

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Class Notes

Week (Dates)

Monday Wednesday

Friday

1 (2/10 – 2/14)

2/10 2/12

--

2 (2/17 – 2/21)

2/17

2/19
2/19 - DAW

2/21

3 (2/24 – 2/28)

2/24

 


Woodward Hoffman Intro

WH Blank

Heck and Alkene Metathesis

2/28

4 (3/03 – 3/07)

-- 3/5

3/7

5 (3/10 – 3/14)

3/10 3/12

 

6 (3/17 – 3/21)

3/17 3/19

3/21

Cross-Coupling

7 (3/24 – 3/28)

3/24 3/26

midterm

(3/31 – 4/04)

Spring Break Spring Break

Spring Break

8 (4/07 – 4/11)

4/07

4/09

DAW Notes

pKa Table

4/11

9 (4/14 – 4/18)

4/14 4/16

4/18

10 (4/21 – 4/25)

4/21 4/23

4/25

11 (4/28 – 5/02)

4/28 4/30

5/2

12 (5/05 – 5/09)

5/05

5/07

amino acids

5/09

13 (5/12 – 5/16)

-- 5/14

5/16

14 (5/19)

   

 


Discussion Session Problems

Week (Dates)

Monday

1 (2/10 – 2/14)

--

2 (2/17 – 2/21)

2/20

3 (2/24 – 2/28)

3/27

4 (3/03 – 3/07)

3/06

5 (3/10 – 3/14)

3/13

6 (3/17 – 3/21)

3/20

7 (3/24 – 3/28)

question/answer only

(3/31 – 4/04)

Spring Break

8 (4/07 – 4/11)

4/10

9 (4/14 – 4/18)

 

10 (4/21 – 4/25)

4/24

11 (4/28 – 5/02)

5/1

12 (5/05 – 5/09)

 

13 (5/12 – 5/16)

 

14 (5/19)

 

 

 

Quizzes and Exams

 
Problem Set
Key
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Quiz 1
Quiz 1 Key
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Quiz 2
Quiz 2 Key
Week 7
Midterm 1
Midterm 1 Key
Week 8
 
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Quiz 3
Quiz 3 Key
Week 12
Week 13
Midterm 2
Midterm 2 Key
Week 14

Final Exam