Organic Chemistry ( CRN 12618 )
to CH 630!
Office Hours: TTh 3:30-4:30 p.m. I am
guaranteed to be in my office and available.
You may stop by
at any time, or you may make an appointment to assure my availability
at other times.
Carey & Sundberg, "Advanced Organic Chemistry," 5th
Ed., Part A. (4th Ed. acceptable)
Highly recommended: Miller & Solomon, "Writing
Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry" (available at Amazon.com;
sorry, we never got this ordered at the bookstore)
required: a molecular model kit (Darling models recommended).
material (available at Valley Library):
Richardson, "Mechanism & Theory in Organic Chemistry" (3rd Ed.)
March, "Advanced Organic Chemistry..." (5th Ed.)
"Determination of Organic Reaction Mechanisms"
10/28: Exam 1 will be Friday in class. Please see the
Exams link above to see coverage.
10/9: I have a Faculty Senate meeting today
at 3, so will miss my regular office hour. I will be in Weniger
from 1 to 2; otherwise let me know of problems by email.
10/7 I've reserved Gilbert 322 on Friday
mornings. I'll do a one hour review of the homework for anyone
who shows up at 8, then we'll move to the regular lecture at 9.
10/2 I goofed and put an incorrect due date
on Homework Set 1 (and 2 and 3). This is not due until Friday,
The dates on the Homework Page are (and have been) correct.
(Sorry for inducing panic!!) 10/7 Current pages are updated
If you have problems with registration, please talk to Renee Freeman in
students entering the course
Carter has asked my to let Organic Chemistry students know about the
Wednesday Evening literature seminars in Gilbert 324 (7:30 p.m. ).
Please note the Department
Seminar schedule (usually Mondays at 4 p.m.) and the Organic
Seminar schedule (Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.).
I am interested in any comments you have about
of the material I have posted on the Web, or any technical problems you
have with the site (or with Blackboard). Email, call or visit during
with documented disabilities who
may need accommodations, who have any emergency medical
information the instructor should know of, or who need special
arrangements in the event of evacuation, should make an
appointment with the instructor as early as possible, no
than the first week of the term."