Course Schedule

 

Week

Date

Contents

1st

2/28, 3/2

No class (Enjoy the first week of the semester)

2nd

3/7, 3/9

Introduction to Organic Chemistry Lab (Orientation: Mandatory!). Safety, organic chemistry literatures, chemdraw, scifinder and more. Tips on how to ACE this course will be revealed on this day by Prof. Sunkyu Han.

3rd

3/14, 3/16

Menthol Purification-Thin-Layer Chromatography and Column Chromatography

4th

3/21, 3/23

Menthol Esterification-Setting up a reaction and conducting work-up

5th

3/28, 3/30

Diels-Alder Reaction

6th

4/4, 4/6

Reductive Amination via a Solid-Solid Reaction and Acetylation

7th

4/11, 4/13

No labs (Enjoy the beatiful Cherry Blossoms)

8th

4/18, 4/20

No Labs (Good luck with the midterm exams)

Midterm Paper Due: 4/23, 10 pm

9th

4/25, 4/27

Optical Resolution of 1,2-Diaminocyclohexane

10th

5/2, 5/4

No labs (Happy birthday Buddha and Children)

11th

5/9, 5/11

Bignelli Reaction

12th

5/16, 5/18

Nucleophilic Addition to Carbonyl: Grignard Reaction with a Ketone >

No labs (Enjoy the KAIST Students' Festival)

13th

5/23, 5/25

No labs (Enjoy the KAIST Students' Festival)

íŠNucleophil Addition to Carbonyl: Grignard Reaction with a Ketone

14th

5/30, 6/1

Converting Aniline to Brominated Acetanilide: A Multistep Synthesis

15th

6/6, 6/8

No Labs (We know that you must be very busy around this time of the year so we cancelled the lab. Cheer-up!)

16th

6/13, 6/15

No labs (Good luck with your finals)

Final Paper Due: 6/19, 10 pm