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Chem 41a Organic Chemistry

Fall 2016

Professor Robert H. Grubbs

Office: 357C Crellin x6003
Email: rhg@caltech.edu

LECTURE

MWF 9:00 am
153 Noyes

BOOK

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 6th Ed
G. Marc. Loudon and Jim Parise

TA OFFICE HOURS

Tuesday 7–8 PM: Arthur Han (Sherman-Fairchild 218)
Wednesday 7–8 PM: Fa Ngamnithiporn (Sherman-Fairchild 218)
Thurs 8–9 PM: Stephen Grant (Sherman-Fairchild 218)
Thurs 9–10 PM: Kai Chen (Sherman-Fairchild 220)
Thurs 11 PM–12 midnight: Gabrielle Tender (Dabney Dining Hall)

GRADING

Final 40%, Midterm 30%, Homework and Quizzes 30%.
For final grade, the lowest score of the homework and quizzes will be dropped.
There will be 4 homework sets and 4 in class quizzes.
Quizzes will be on Oct. 14 and 28, Nov. 11 and Dec 2
.

HOMEWORK

You may work together in small groups on homework problems. However, everyone must contribute to the effort. In addition, division of labor (some students work on one problem; others on another) is explicitly forbidden. In addition, consulting the internet for answers is forbidden. Talk to the TA’s if you need help.

EXAMS

All exams are take-home, closed book, no collaboration.
Midterm out Oct. 31
in on Nov. 7
Final out Dec. 2
in on Dec. 8

HANDOUTS

Homework 1: out Sep.t 30th; due Oct. 7th at the beginning of class; Answer Key

Homework 2: out Oct 21st; due Oct. 28th at the beginning of class; Answer Key

Homework 3: out Nov. 14th; due Nov. 21st at the beginning of class; Answer Key

Homework 4: out Nov. 23rd; due Dec. 2nd at the beginning of class; Answer Key

Loudon 5th to 6th Ed Book Problem Converter

Chapters 6 and 7

First day chem 41a 2016 (FINAL version)

Lecture 2 complete

Hydrocarbons

Acid base arrows

Lecture: electro and ratees

Additions to olefins


Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 11.7

Review


QUIZ ANSWER KEYS

Quiz 1 Answer Key

Quiz 2 Answer Key

Mid Term answer Key

Quiz 3 Answer Key

Quiz 4 Answer Key

Final Exam Answer Key

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