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From "Organic Chemistry 2 Primer 2021" by Smith, et al. If you prefer a paper copy of the whole book you can get one at the Amazon link

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Part VII: Spectroscopy

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Ultraviolet-Visible Spectroscopy

Lesson VII.1. Interaction of Ultraviolet and Visible Light with Molecules        

Lesson VII.2. UV–Visible Spectroscopy

Infrared Spectroscopy

Lesson VII.3. Interaction of Infrared Light with Molecules         

Lesson VII.4. Infrared Spectroscopy      

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry

Lesson VII.5. Introduction to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance        

Lesson VII.6. Carbon-13 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry   

Lesson VII.7. Proton Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry

Mass Spectrometry Click here to download the text (.PDF)

These Lessons are not developed into full lessons with videos, but the textbook can be downloaded at the link above

Lesson VII.8. Introduction to Mass Spectrometry

Lesson VII.9. Introduction to Fragmentation Mechanisms

Lesson VII.10. Fragmentation of Alkanes

Lesson VII.11. Fragmentation of Heteroatom-Containing Aliphatics

Lesson VII.12. Fragmentation of Carbonyl-Containing Molecules

Lesson VII.13. Fragmentation of Arenes

Lesson VII.14. Fragmentation of Alkenes

Lesson VII.15. Fragmentation of Other Unsaturated Molecules

Organic Chemistry 1 Primer Lessons (Part VII)

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Lesson VII.1

Step 1: Read the Lesson

 

Step 2: Self Assessment: (see combined mini-quiz after Lesson VII.2)

​This is a multiple choice quiz to help you see some basic questions you should be able to answer from the reading and to get an idea of how well you have assimilated the information.

Step 3: Watch Dr. Smith's Lecture Video (see combined video after Lesson VII.2)

Step 4: (see combined video after Lesson VII.2)

All of the UV-vis practice problems are combined in the video at the end of Lesson VII.2, below. Please look over the material for Lessons VII.1 and 2 before trying the video.

Lesson VII.2

 

Step 1: Read the Lesson

Step 2: Self Assessment: Mini-Quiz for VII.1-2

​This is a multiple choice quiz to help you see some basic questions you should be able to answer from the reading and to get an idea of how well you have assimilated the information. Follow along with Printable Notes of the slides if you'd like.

​As you watch this lecture, it is best to take notes like you would in a classroom. You can take notes on paper, print out the slides here and write on them, or get a paper copy of the Lecture Guide book on Amazon (link) and take notes directly in the printed book in the space provided.

Step 4: Complete the Problems and Solutions Video

These are free-response questions worked out for you. You will get the most out of these practice problems if you pause the video and try each problem, then watch the solution. This way you will know whether or not you can complete these type of problems yourself.

Lesson VII.3

 

Step 1: Read the Lesson

Step 2: Self Assessment: (see combined mini-quiz after Lesson VII.4)

​This is a multiple choice quiz to help you see some basic questions you should be able to answer from the reading and to get an idea of how well you have assimilated the information.

Step 3: Watch Dr. Smith's Lecture Video (see combined video after Lesson VII.4)

Step 4: Complete the Problems Video (see combined video after Lesson VII.4)

All of the infrared spectroscopy practice problems are combined in the video at the end of Lesson VII.4, below. Please look over the material for Lessons VII.3 and 4 before trying the video.

Lesson VII.4

 

Step 1: Read the Lesson

Step 2: Self Assessment: Mini-Quiz for Lessons VII.3-4

​This is a multiple choice quiz to help you see some basic questions you should be able to answer from the reading and to get an idea of how well you have assimilated the information.

​As you watch this lecture, it is best to take notes like you would in a classroom. Follow along with printable notes of the slides if you would like, or get a paper copy of the Lecture Guide book on Amazon (link) and take notes directly in the printed book in the space provided.

Step 4: Complete the Problems and Solutions Video

These are free-response questions worked out for you. You will get the most out of these practice problems if you pause the video and try each problem, then watch the solution. This way you will know whether or not you can complete these type of problems yourself.

Lesson VII.5

 

Step 1: Read the Lesson

Step 2: Self Assessment: (see combined mini-quiz after Lesson VII.6)

​As you watch this lecture, it is best to take notes like you would in a classroom. You can take notes on paper, use printable notes and write on them, or get a paper copy of the Lecture Guide book on Amazon (link) and take notes directly in the printed book in the space provided.

Step 4: Complete the Problems and Solutions Video

These are free-response questions worked out for you. You will get the most out of these practice problems if you pause the video and try each problem, then watch the solution. This way you will know whether or not you can complete these type of problems yourself.

Lesson VII.6

 

Step 1: Read the Lesson

Step 2: Self Assessment: Mini-Quiz for Lessons VII.5-6

​This is a multiple choice quiz to help you see some basic questions you should be able to answer from the reading and to get an idea of how well you have assimilated the information.

​As you watch this lecture, it is best to take notes like you would in a classroom. You can take notes on paper, use printable notes and write on them, or get a paper copy of the Lecture Guide book on Amazon (link) and take notes directly in the printed book in the space provided.

Step 4: Complete the Problems and Solutions Video

These are free-response questions worked out for you. You will get the most out of these practice problems if you pause the video and try each problem, then watch the solution. This way you will know whether or not you can complete these type of problems yourself.

Lesson VII.7

 

Step 1: Read the Lesson

Step 2: Self Assessment: Mini-Quiz for Lesson VII.7

​This is a multiple choice quiz to help you see some basic questions you should be able to answer from the reading and to get an idea of how well you have assimilated the information.

​As you watch this lecture, it is best to take notes like you would in a classroom. You can take notes on your own blank paper, print out the slides here and write on them, or get a paper copy of the Lecture Guide book on Amazon (link) and take notes directly in the printed book in the space provided.

Step 4: Complete the Problems and Solutions: Basic and More Advanced

These are free-response questions worked out for you. You will get the most out of these practice problems if you pause the video and try each problem, then watch the solution. This way you will know whether or not you can complete these type of problems yourself.

Lessons VII.8-15 (Mass Spectrometry) Click here to download the text (.PDF)

These Lessons are not developed into full lessons with videos, but the textbook can be downloaded at the link above (53 pages). The lessons included in this file are listed below:

Lesson VII.8. Introduction to Mass Spectrometry

Lesson VII.9. Introduction to Fragmentation Mechanisms

Lesson VII.10. Fragmentation of Alkanes

Lesson VII.11. Fragmentation of Heteroatom-Containing Aliphatics

Lesson VII.12. Fragmentation of Carbonyl-Containing Molecules

Lesson VII.13. Fragmentation of Arenes

Lesson VII.14. Fragmentation of Alkenes

Lesson VII.15. Fragmentation of Other Unsaturated Molecules

End of Part VII Lessons:

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