Course: Organic Chemistry - practical exercises

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Course title Organic Chemistry - practical exercises
Course code KCH/OCL
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Řezanka Michal, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Máková Veronika, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Work safety in a chemical laboratory, acquaintance with tasks. 2. Preparation of ethyl formate. 3. Evidence reactions of alcohols and aldehydes. 4. Preparation of acetanilide. 5. Preparation of p-nitroacetanilide. 6. Preparation of p-nitroaniline. 7. Preparation of 1,2,3,4,6-penta-O-acetyl-alpha-D-glucopyranose. 8. Preparation of orange II and dyeing of fabric. 9. Isolation of caffeine from tea. 10. Preparation of fluorescein and glyptal resin. 11. Thin layer chromatography. 12. Preparation of benzoic acid. 13. Preparation of p-bromoacetanilide. 14. Summary of laboratories and final test.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Laboratory work, E-learning
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course aims to acquaint students with the basics of work in the organic laboratory - assembly of apparatus, single- and multistage synthesis, isolation and purification of products.
Understanding the practical implementation of conversions of organic compounds.
knowledge of high school chemistry

Assessment methods and criteria
Written assignment, Test

Completion of practical exercises, defense of processed protocols. Evaluation of all parts of laboratories - products, protocols and final test.
Recommended literature
  • JohnMcMurry. Organická chemie. Praha, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7080-637-1.

Study plans that include the course
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