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Brooklyn College Chemistry Department

Ph.D. in Chemistry at CUNY Graduate Center

Organic I

Syllabi

Chem 3511 (Lecture) Syllabus (Fall 2013)

Lecture Videos

(Complete Fall 2013 playlist)

Powerpoint Slides

Introduction (pp)

Powerpoint on Hammond's Postulate

Mass Spec (pp)

NMR (pp)

IR (pp)

Past Organic I Quizzes

Fall 2011 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e Answers 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 5a-e

Fall 2012 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f, 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e

Fall 2013 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 3g (practice quiz) 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f, 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e, 5f

Past Organic I Exams

Exam 1. Fall 2011 (answers); Fall 2012 (answers); Fall 2013 (answers)

Exam 2. Fall 2011 (answers); Fall 2012 (answers); Fall 2013 (answers)

Organic I Exam Fall 2011 (answers); Fall 2012 (answers); Fall 2013 (answers)

Practice Exam 2 (answers)

Other Course Material

Recitation Handouts (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11b)

List of reactions

Synthesis Problems 1 (answers, longer synthesis answers)

Online Mass Spec Problems (1 (answers))

NMR Problems* (beginner (answers), exam prep (answers), hard (answers)

*NMR problem notes

Easy: # 6, dt should be dq; #7, C6H12; # 9, C5H11N

Exam Prep: #2, C6H10O3; #4, 2H dt, should be dq; #6 (each set of dd could also be considered a t)

Hard: #1, 4H could be 2H,2H

Additional Resources

Prof. Horowitz's and Prof. Contel's Course Websites

Online Video Tutorials (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Reaction Mechanism Animations

Practice Problems 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Advanced Organic Chemistry Problems