Organic Chemistry (CEM241/42) Lab Manual

The mechanism of the Grignard reaction.

Jackson College

This page is the combined lab manual for Organic Chemistry I and II at Jackson College (Jackson, MI).  Below are the individual labs (via downloadable Word files) for the terms and ancillary documents.

Single Document Downloads

  • Organic Chemistry I (docx) (PDF)
  • Organic Chemistry II (docx) (PDF)

Organic Chemistry I Individual Lab Downloads

  • Lab 1 – Melting Point Determination
  • Lab 2 – Recrystallization
  • Lab 3 – Extraction and Recrystallization
  • Lab 4 – Extraction from a Complex Mixture
  • Lab 5 – TLC of Organic Compounds
  • Lab 6 – Column Chromatography
  • Lab 7 – Microscale Distillation and Boiling Point
  • Lab 8 – Comparison of Substitution Mechanisms
  • Lab 9 – Production of 1-Bromobutane
  • Lab 10 – Production of Cyclohexene by the Elimination of Cyclohexanol
  • Lab 11 – Bromination of trans-Cinnamic Acid
  • Lab 12 – Green Chemistry Production of Adipic Acid

Organic Chemistry II Individual Lab Downloads

  • Lab 14 – Green Oxidative Cleavage of Cyclohexene
  • Lab 15
  • Lab 16
  • Lab 17
  • Lab 18
  • Lab 19
  • Lab 20
  • Lab 21
  • Lab 22
  • Lab 23
  • Lab 24
  • Lab 25
  • Lab 26

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Copyright 2017, John Ireland, Ph.D. these materials are to be used in conjunction with classes run by Dr. Ireland and are independent productions and not to be considered works for hire.