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Experiments to be Covered - Organic 1

The following experiments are to be covered during the first semester of organic chemistry labs.

S.No. Experiment Techniques/Video Link
1 Melting Points:
Melting Points of Three Knowns and an Unknown
Melting Point/Video Link
2 Crystallization:
Crystallization of Sulfanilamide
Crystallization
Vacuum Filtration/Video Link
3 Simple Distillation:
Simple Distillation of Ethyl Alcohol
Simple Distillation/Video Link
4 Fractional Distillation:
Fractional Distillation of Ethyl Alcohol
Fractional Distillation/Video Link
5 Steam Distillation:
Extraction of Eugenol from Cloves
Extraction/Video Link
Dehydration
Steam Distillation/Video Link
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6 Extraction:
Extraction of Benzoic Acid from Toluene-Benzoic acid Mixture
Extraction/Video Link
7 Extraction of Caffeine:
Extraction of Caffeine from a Tea Bag
Extraction/Video Link
Centrifuge/Video Link
Dehydration
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8 Thin Layer Chromatography:
TLC of Analgesics and Eugenol
Thin Layer Chromatography
9 SN2 Reaction:
Synthesis of 1-Bromobutane
Reflux
Dehydration
Infra-Red Spectroscopy
10 SN1 Reaction:
Synthesis of t-Pentylchloride
Extraction/Video Link
Dehydration
Infra-Red Spectroscopy
11 Synthesis of an Alkene by Dehydration:
Synthesis of 2-Methylcylohexene
Simple Distillation
Infra-Red Spectroscopy

 

Experiments to be Covered - Organic 2

The following experiments are to be covered during the second semester of organic chemistry labs.

 S.No. Experiment Techniques/Video Link
1 Phase Transfer Catalysis:
PTC of Dichlorocarbene Addition to Cyclohexene
Reflux
Dehydration
Melting Point/Video Link
2 Reduction of an Alcohol:
Reduction of Camphor to Isoborneol
Dehydration
Crystallization
Vacuum Filtration/Video Link
Melting Point/Video Link
Infra-Red Spectroscopy
3 Grignard Reaction: (2 week exp.)
Synthesis of Triphenyl Methanol
Extraction/Video Link
Dehydration
Crystallization
Melting Point/Video Link
Infra-Red Spectroscopy
4 Oxidation of Alcohol:
Synthesis of Cylohexanone from Cyclohexanol
Simple Distillation
Extraction/Video Link
Dehydration
Infra-Red Spectroscopy
5 Diels-Alder Reaction:
Synthesis of Cis-Norbornene-4,6-Endodicarboxyic Anhydride
Fractional Distillation
Crystallization
Vacuum Filtration/Video Link
Melting Point/Video Link
Infra-Red Spectroscopy
6 Aromatic Nitration:
Nitration of Methylbenzoate
Crystallization
Vacuum Filtration/Video Link
Melting Point/Video Link
Infra-Red Spectroscopy
7 Friedal-Craft Acylation: (2 week exp)
Acylation of a Benzene Derivative
Reflux
Extraction
Dehydration
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Infra-Red Spectroscopy
8 Qualitative Analysis of Aldehydes and Ketones Hot Water Bath/Video Link
9 Esterification:
Synthesis of Aspirin and Various Esters
Hot Water Bath/Video Link
Infra-Red Spectroscopy
10 Aldol Reaction:
Synthesis of Dibenzalacetone
Vacuum Filtration/Video Link
Crystallization
Melting Point/Video Link
11 Diazotization Coupling Reaction:
Synthesis of Methyl Orange
Crystallization
Vacuum Filtration/Video Link