Student Lab Companion: Laboratory Techniques for Organic Chemistry / Edition 2

Student Lab Companion: Laboratory Techniques for Organic Chemistry / Edition 2

by John W. Lehman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131593811

ISBN-13: 9780131593817

Pub. Date: 01/29/2008

Publisher: Pearson

This comprehensive lab companion provides a thorough introduction to all of the significant operations used in the organic lab, for both traditional-scale and microscale applications. It includes enough theory to help students understand how and why an operation works, but emphasizes the practical aspects of an operation to help them perform the operation

Overview

This comprehensive lab companion provides a thorough introduction to all of the significant operations used in the organic lab, for both traditional-scale and microscale applications. It includes enough theory to help students understand how and why an operation works, but emphasizes the practical aspects of an operation to help them perform the operation successfully in the lab. lab. Makes substantive revisions of many operations to clarify existing material and add new information. Emphasizes environmentally friendly (i.e. “green”) lab experiments. Adds a new section on Chemistry and the Environment. A useful guide for chemists and other professionals who do laboratory work in the scientific fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131593817
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/29/2008
Edition description:
Lab Manual
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
408,517
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

To the Instructor

Preface to the Second Edition

Introduction

To the Student

A Guide to Success in the Organic Chemistry Lab

Scientific Methodology

Laboratory Safety

Safety Standards

Protecting Yourself

Preventing Laboratory Accidents

Reacting to Accidents: First Aid

Reacting to Accidents: Fire

Chemical Hazards

Finding and Using Chemical Safety Information

Chemistry and the Environment

Disposal of Hazardous Wastes

Green Chemistry

Laboratory Operations

A) Basic Operations

1. Cleaning and Drying Glassware

2. Using Specialized Glassware

3. Using Glass Rod and Tubing

4. Weighing

5. Measuring Volume

6. Making Transfers

B) Operations for Conducting Chemical Reactions

7. Heating

8. Cooling

9. Temperature Monitoring

10. Mixing

11. Addition of Reactants

12. Excluding Water from Reaction Mixtures

13. Excluding Air from Reaction Mixtures

14. Trapping Gases

C) Separation Operations

15. Gravity Filtration

16. Vacuum Filtration

17. Centrifugation

18. Extraction

19. Evaporation

20. Steam Distillation

21. Column Chromatography

22. Thin-Layer Chromatography

23. Paper Chromatography

D) Washing and Drying Operations

24. Washing Liquids

25. Drying Liquids

26. Washing and Drying Solids

27. Cleaning and Drying Gases

E) Purification Operations

28. Recrystallization

29. Sublimation

30. Simple Distillation

31. Vacuum Distillation

32. Fractional Distillation

F) Measuring Physical Constants

33. Melting Point

34. Boiling Point

35. Refractive Index

36. Optical Rotation

G) Instrumental Analysis

37. Gas Chromatography

38. High-Performance Liquid Chromatography

39. Infrared Spectrometry

40. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry

41. Ultraviolet—Visible Spectrometry

42. Mass Spectrometry

Appendixes and Bibliography

I Laboratory Equipment

II Keeping a Laboratory Notebook

III Writing a Laboratory Report

IV Calculations for Organic Synthesis

V Planning an Experiment

VI Properties of Organic Compounds

VII The Chemical Literature

Bibliography

Index

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