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Winter Academic Term 2002 Course Guide

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Courses in Chemistry


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Winter Academic Term, 2002 (January 7 - April 26)

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The Chemistry Department has three types of courses available for students starting out toward careers in any of the sciences, engineering, or medicine. Students are placed into these courses according to the results of the tests in chemistry and mathematics that they take during orientation.

For students interested in the sciences, engineering or medicine, either Chem. 130 or Chem. 210/211 can be their starting point. Students who have had a strong course in high school (which may include AP credit in chemistry) are advised to start in Chem. 210 and 211, the laboratory course that accompanies it. Chem. 130 is recommended for all other students. Section 400 of Chem. 130 is reserved for students who would benefit from a smaller lecture section and more frequent contact with both senior faculty and teaching assistants.

Students who have had little or no laboratory work in high school should plan to elect Chem. 125 with Chem. 130. Other students electing Chem. 130 may postpone laboratory to a subsequent term.

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Check into labs on the first day they are scheduled. You must take a print-out of your class schedule to Lab Check-in. If you fail to appear, your space may be given to a waitlisted student 2 hours after the lab begins. You are at risk of having to waitlist for another lab.

Chem 125, 211 and 216 Laboratory Waitlist

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CHEM 105 / AOSS 105 / ENSCEN 105. Our Changing Atmosphere.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): John R Barker (jbarker@umich.edu) , Sharon Nichole Pronchik

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.engin.umich.edu/class/aoss105/

This course considers the science needed to understand human-induced threats to the atmospheric environment, with special emphasis on the global changes that are taking place, or are anticipated. We will discuss the greenhouse effect (and its impact on climate), ozone depletion, the polar ozone holes, and urban air pollution. Some basic meteorology will be presented, including how climate changes might affect the frequency and severity of hurricanes and tornadoes. Students will have access to real-time weather information via computer. This lecture course is intended for non-science concentrators, and there are no prerequisites. Grades will be based on three one-hour exams (no final exam) and homework.

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CHEM 125. General and Inorganic Chemistry: Laboratory.

Instructor(s): Nancy Konigsberg Kerner (nkerner@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: To be elected by students who are eligible for (or enrolled in) Chem. 130. No credit granted to those who have completed Chem. 211. (2). (NS). (BS). Laboratory fee ($60) required.

Credits: (2).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($60) required.

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem125/

This laboratory course can be elected with, or following, Chem. 130. It is intended that students planning to enroll in Chem. 130 that have had little or no previous chemistry laboratory enroll concurrently in Chem. 125. The focus of this guided inquiry laboratory is to foster critical thinking that allows students to design, perform, and interpret experiments. In addition, the student acquires technical skills that are required for further advancement in experimental sciences. Although an ability to collect and analyze data in a quantitative manner is developed, the emphasis of the course is to provide a qualitative understanding of the basic concepts of chemistry. This is accomplished by demonstrating that chemical principles are derived from experimental data. The goal is to provide students both with a more accurate picture of the scientific process and also with skills that are relevant to solving real life problems. Much of the course work is done as a member of a team. Student groups each explore the same problem with each group using different reagents and/or conditions. A networked computer system is used to collect, pool, and summarize the largely qualitative class data. Student groups address questions which require them to organize the class data using commercial graphing software. Group answers are presented in discussion.

The format of the course is organized into three sections. Pre-laboratory reading and questions are completed prior to each multi-period project laboratory. A one-hour lecture provides support for the topics and problems that will be investigated in the laboratory. The second component is performance in the laboratory where team data are shared, analyzed, and evaluated. The third begins in the first hour following completion of each multi-period project lab where groups communicate their findings during a student-led discussion. There are two one-hour written examinations, scheduled for Tuesday evenings, that constitute 30% of the grade. The remaining 70% of the grade is based on the points acquired in laboratory and discussion. TEXT: Collaborative Investigations in Chemistry, Konigsberg Kerner & Penner-Hahn, Hayden McNeil (Required).

NOTE: Section 100 Students must also elect one 100 level dis/lab combination. Combinations are made in consecutive order and are linked. For example: 125-110 dis section and 125-111 lab section. Section 200 Students must also elect one 200 level dis/lab combination. For example: 125-250 dis section and 125-251 lab section.

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CHEM 130. General Chemistry: Macroscopic Investigations and Reaction Principles.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Barbara Weathers (bweath@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Three years of high school math or Math. 105; one year of high school chemistry recommended. Placement by testing, or permission of Chemistry department. Intended for students without AP credit in chemistry. (3). (NS). (BS). (QR/2).

Half QR

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: https://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2002/winter/chem/130/100/

This General Chemistry course is intended to satisfy the one-term chemistry requirement for students interested in science, or as a natural science elective for non-science concentrators. This course may also be used as the first term in a four or more term chemistry sequence (probably 130, 210/211, 215/216, 260/241/242, etc.) for science concentrators and pre-professional students.

Chemistry 130 provides an introduction to the major concepts of chemistry, including the microscopic picture of atomic and molecular structure, periodic trends in the chemical reactivity, the energetics of chemical reactions, and the nature of chemical equilibria. Students will be introduced to the fundamental principles of modern chemistry, the descriptive chemistry of the elements, and to the underlying theories that account for observed macroscopic behavior. In Chem. 130, students will learn to think critically, examine experimental data, and form generalizations about data as chemists do. Chem. 130 will meet three times each week in lecture sections with senior faculty (the intensive section will have four lectures a week), and once a week in small group discussion classes led by graduate student instructors. Lecturers and graduate student instructors will have scheduled office hours for after-class help, and computerized study aids will be available to all students. Course grades will be determined from discussion class evaluation, three one-hour examinations (Tuesday nights), and a final examination.

The intensive lecture section (Section 400) is intended for those students who would benefit from a smaller lecture section (maximum 100 students) and more lectures so that the pace is slower and there is more feedback. Placement by LS&A testing or permission of the Chemistry Department (1500 Chemistry) is needed for enrollment in this section.

Text: General Chemistry, Ebbing, ISBN 0618198954, Houghton Mifflin.

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CHEM 130. General Chemistry: Macroscopic Investigations and Reaction Principles.

Section 200.

Instructor(s): Eric Schwab (eschwab@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Three years of high school math or Math. 105; one year of high school chemistry recommended. Placement by testing, or permission of Chemistry department. Intended for students without AP credit in chemistry. (3). (NS). (BS). (QR/2).

Half QR

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem130/

This General Chemistry course is intended to satisfy the one-term chemistry requirement for students interested in science, or as a natural science elective for non-science concentrators. This course may also be used as the first term in a four or more term chemistry sequence (probably 130, 210/211, 215/216, 260/241/242, etc.) for science concentrators and pre-professional students.

Chemistry 130 provides an introduction to the major concepts of chemistry, including the microscopic picture of atomic and molecular structure, periodic trends in the chemical reactivity, the energetics of chemical reactions, and the nature of chemical equilibria. Students will be introduced to the fundamental principles of modern chemistry, the descriptive chemistry of the elements, and to the underlying theories that account for observed macroscopic behavior. In Chem. 130, students will learn to think critically, examine experimental data, and form generalizations about data as chemists do. Chem. 130 will meet three times each week in lecture sections with senior faculty (the intensive section will have four lectures a week), and once a week in small group discussion classes led by graduate student instructors. Lecturers and graduate student instructors will have scheduled office hours for after-class help, and computerized study aids will be available to all students. Course grades will be determined from discussion class evaluation, three one-hour examinations (Tuesday nights), and a final examination.

The intensive lecture section (Section 400) is intended for those students who would benefit from a smaller lecture section (maximum 100 students) and more lectures so that the pace is slower and there is more feedback. Placement by LS&A testing or permission of the Chemistry Department (1500 Chemistry) is needed for enrollment in this section.

Text: General Chemistry, Ebbing, ISBN 0618198954, Houghton Mifflin.

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CHEM 130. General Chemistry: Macroscopic Investigations and Reaction Principles.

Section 400.

Instructor(s): Barbara J Weathers (bweath@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Three years of high school math or Math. 105; one year of high school chemistry recommended. Placement by testing, or permission of Chemistry department. Intended for students without AP credit in chemistry. (3). (NS). (BS). (QR/2).

Half QR

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem130

This General Chemistry course is intended to satisfy the one-term chemistry requirement for students interested in science, or as a natural science elective for non-science concentrators. This course may also be used as the first term in a four or more term chemistry sequence (probably 130, 210/211, 215/216, 260/241/242, etc.) for science concentrators and pre-professional students.

Chemistry 130 provides an introduction to the major concepts of chemistry, including the microscopic picture of atomic and molecular structure, periodic trends in the chemical reactivity, the energetics of chemical reactions, and the nature of chemical equilibria. Students will be introduced to the fundamental principles of modern chemistry, the descriptive chemistry of the elements, and to the underlying theories that account for observed macroscopic behavior. In Chem. 130, students will learn to think critically, examine experimental data, and form generalizations about data as chemists do. Chem. 130 will meet three times each week in lecture sections with senior faculty (the intensive section will have four lectures a week), and once a week in small group discussion classes led by graduate student instructors. Lecturers and graduate student instructors will have scheduled office hours for after-class help, and computerized study aids will be available to all students. Course grades will be determined from discussion class evaluation, three one-hour examinations (Tuesday nights), and a final examination.

The intensive lecture section (Section 400) is intended for those students who would benefit from a smaller lecture section (maximum 100 students) and more lectures so that the pace is slower and there is more feedback. Placement by LS&A testing or permission of the Chemistry Department (1500 Chemistry) is needed for enrollment in this section.

Text: General Chemistry, Ebbing, ISBN 0618198954, Houghton Mifflin.

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CHEM 210. Structure and Reactivity I.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Kathleen Nolta (nolta@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: High school chemistry. Placement by examination during Orientation. To be taken with Chem. 211. (4). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem210/

NOTE: This course is linked to Chemistry 211. Students must elect both Chemistry 210 (for 4 credits) and Chemistry 211 (for 1 credit). Sections 110, 112 and 311 for CSP or by override.

Chemistry 210 is the first course in a two-term sequence in which the major concepts of chemistry are introduced in the context of organic chemistry. Emphasis is on the development of the capacity of students to think about the relationship between structure and reactivity and to solve problems in a qualitatively analytical way. This course is a particularly good first course for students with AP credit in chemistry, Honors students, and other students with a strong interest in chemistry and biology. The course has three lectures with the professor and one hour of discussion with a graduate student instructor per week. There are Monday and Thursday evening workshops with the professors from 5:30-7:30 in 1400 Chemistry. There are three hour examinations (Tuesday nights) and a final examination.

TEXT: Organic Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity, 4th edition, Ege, Houghton Mifflin.
Structure and Reactivity, Coppola, ISBN 0738004324, Hayden McNeil.

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CHEM 210. Structure and Reactivity I.

Section 300.

Instructor(s): Arthur Ashe (ajashe@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: High school chemistry. Placement by examination during Orientation. To be taken with Chem. 211. (4). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem210/

NOTE: This course is linked to Chemistry 211. Students must elect both Chemistry 210 (for 4 credits) and Chemistry 211 (for 1 credit). Sections 110, 112 and 311 for CSP or by override.

Chemistry 210 is the first course in a two-term sequence in which the major concepts of chemistry are introduced in the context of organic chemistry. Emphasis is on the development of the capacity of students to think about the relationship between structure and reactivity and to solve problems in a qualitatively analytical way. This course is a particularly good first course for students with AP credit in chemistry, Honors students, and other students with a strong interest in chemistry and biology. The course has three lectures with the professor and one hour of discussion with a graduate student instructor per week. There are Monday evening workshops with the professors from 5:30-7:30 in 1400 Chemistry. There are three hour examinations (Tuesday nights) and a final examination.

TEXT: Organic Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity, 4th edition, Ege, Houghton Mifflin.
Structure and Reactivity, Coppola, ISBN 0738004324, Hayden McNeil (Required).
Structure and Reactivity (Chem 210 Exam Bank), Coppola, Hayden McNeil (Required).

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CHEM 211. Investigations in Chemistry.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Kathleen V Nolta (nolta@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: To be taken with Chem. 210. (1). (NS). (BS). Laboratory fee ($67.50) required.

Credits: (1).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($67.50) required.

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem211/

Chemistry 211 is a laboratory introduction to methods of investigation in inorganic and organic chemistry. Students solve individual problems using microscale equipment and a variety of techniques such as thin layer chromatography, titrations, and spectroscopy. The course consists of a four-hour laboratory period with a teaching assistant under the supervision of the professor. Students keep laboratory notebooks, which also serve as laboratory reports. Grades are based on performance in the laboratory and the laboratory notebooks.

TEXT: Investigations in Chemistry, Nolta, Fall 2001, Hayden McNeil (Required).

NOTE: This course is linked to Chemistry 210. Students must elect both Chemistry 210 (for 4 credits) and Chemistry 211 (for 1 credit).

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CHEM 211. Investigations in Chemistry.

Section 300.

Instructor(s): Kathleen V Nolta (nolta@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: To be taken with Chem. 210. (1). (NS). (BS). Laboratory fee ($67.50) required.

Credits: (1).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($67.50) required.

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem211/

Chemistry 211 is a laboratory introduction to methods of investigation in inorganic and organic chemistry. Students solve individual problems using microscale equipment and a variety of techniques such as thin layer chromatography, titrations, and spectroscopy. The course consists of a four-hour laboratory period with a teaching assistant under the supervision of the professor. Students keep laboratory notebooks, which also serve as laboratory reports. Grades are based on performance in the laboratory and the laboratory notebooks. TEXT: Investigations in Chemistry, Nolta, Fall 2001, Hayden McNeil (Required).

NOTE: This course is linked to Chemistry 210. Students must elect both Chemistry 210 (for 4 credits) and Chemistry 211 (for 1 credit).

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CHEM 215. Structure and Reactivity II.

Section 100, 300.

Instructor(s): Melinda Gugelchuk (melinda@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 210/211. To be taken with Chem. 216. (3). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2002/winter/chem/215/100.nsf

NOTE: This course is linked to Chemistry 216. The laboratory sections for Chemistry 216 are listed in the Time Schedule under Chemistry 215. Students must elect both Chemistry 215 (for 3 credits) and Chemistry 216 (for 2 credits).

Chemistry 215 continues the study of organic chemistry started in Chemistry 210. A functional group approach is used, centering on the carbonyl group. The chemistry of aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives are treated in detail. The course has three examinations and a final examination.

TEXT: Structure & Reactivity (Chem 215 Exam Bank), Coppola, Hayden McNeil (Required).
Organic Chemistry, Ege, ISBN 0738005037, Houghton Mifflin (Required).

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CHEM 215. Structure and Reactivity II.

Section 200 (Honors).

Instructor(s): Brian Coppola (bcoppola@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 210/211. To be taken with Chem. 216. (3). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chemh215/

NOTE: This course is linked to Chemistry 216. The laboratory sections for Chemistry 216 are listed in the Time Schedule under Chemistry 215. Students must elect both Chemistry 215 (for 3 credits) and Chemistry 216 (for 2 credits).

This section is designed to introduce students to a more research-oriented view of the Chemistry 215 subject matter. This course is of special interest to both Honors and non-Honors students who are considering pursuing a career related to the chemical sciences. This includes many Cellular and Molecular Biology students in addition to Chemistry students. The section is limited to around 100 students to allow for a closer interaction between the faculty and the class, and also among the students themselves. Some class periods will be devoted to small group discussions of contemporary problems in organic chemistry based on readings in the original literature. Three lectures a week. Grading is based on three hour examinations, a final examination, and participation in structured study group sessions (2 hrs/week). Students electing 215H must elect 216H, and also one of the lab sections listed under 215H. TEXT: Structure & Reactivity (Chem 215 Exam Bank), Coppola, Hayden McNeil (Required). Organic Chemistry, Ege, Houghton Mifflin (Required).

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CHEM 216. Synthesis and Characterization of Organic Compounds.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Masato Koreeda (koreeda@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 210/211. Must be taken with Chem. 215. (2). (NS). (BS). Laboratory fee ($62.50) required.

Credits: (2).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($62.50) required.

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem216/

Chemistry 216 builds on the experimental approach started in Chemistry 211. Students participate in planning exactly what they are going to do in the laboratory by being given general goals and directions that have to be adapted to fit the specific project they will be working on. They use microscale equipment, which requires them to develop manual dexterity and care in working in the laboratory. They also evaluate the results of their experiments by checking for identity and purity using various chromatographic and spectroscopic methods. Students will be expected to keep a laboratory notebook that will serve as the basis for their laboratory reports.

TEXT: Synthesis and Characterization (Chem 216 Lab Manual), Koreeda, Fall 2001, Hayden McNeil (Required).
Macroscale and Microscale Organic Experiments (custom abbreviated version), Williamson, ISBN 0618233423, Houghton Mifflin (Required).

NOTE: This course is linked to Chemistry 215. The laboratory sections for Chemistry 216 are listed in the Time Schedule under Chemistry 215. Students must elect both Chemistry 215 (for 3 credits) and Chemistry 216 (for 2 credits).

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CHEM 216. Synthesis and Characterization of Organic Compounds.

Section 200 (Honors).

Instructor(s): Brian P Coppola (bcoppola@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 210/211. Must be taken with Chem. 215. (2). (NS). (BS). Laboratory fee ($62.50) required.

Credits: (2).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($62.50) required.

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem216/

Chemistry 216 builds on the experimental approach started in Chemistry 211. Students participate in planning exactly what they are going to do in the laboratory by being given general goals and directions that have to be adapted to fit the specific project they will be working on. They use microscale equipment, which requires them to develop manual dexterity and care in working in the laboratory. They also evaluate the results of their experiments by checking for identity and purity using various chromatographic and spectroscopic methods. Students will be expected to keep a laboratory notebook that will serve as the basis for their laboratory reports.

This Honors section is linked to the 200 section of Chemistry 215H. A more project-oriented approach to the laboratory subject matter is used in this course. The hour of formal laboratory and spectroscopy instruction is integrated with the three Chemistry 215H lectures, resulting in a more seamless four-day-a-week course structure.

NOTE: This course is linked to Chemistry 215. The laboratory sections for Chemistry 216 are listed in the Time Schedule under Chemistry 215. Students must elect both Chemistry 215 (for 3 credits) and Chemistry 216 (for 2 credits).

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CHEM 216. Synthesis and Characterization of Organic Compounds.

Section 300.

Instructor(s): Masato Koreeda (koreeda@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 210/211. Must be taken with Chem. 215. (2). (NS). (BS). Laboratory fee ($62.50) required.

Credits: (2).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($62.50) required.

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem216/

Chemistry 216 builds on the experimental approach started in Chemistry 211. Students participate in planning exactly what they are going to do in the laboratory by being given general goals and directions that have to be adapted to fit the specific project they will be working on. They use microscale equipment, which requires them to develop manual dexterity and care in working in the laboratory. They also evaluate the results of their experiments by checking for identity and purity using various chromatographic and spectroscopic methods. Students will be expected to keep a laboratory notebook that will serve as the basis for their laboratory reports.

TEXT: Synthesis and Characterization (Chem 216 Lab Manual), Koreeda, Fall 2001, Hayden McNeil (Required).
Macroscale and Microscale Organic Experiments (custom abbreviated version), Williamson, ISBN 0618233423, Houghton Mifflin (Required).

NOTE: This course is linked to Chemistry 215. The laboratory sections for Chemistry 216 are listed in the Time Schedule under Chemistry 215. Students must elect both Chemistry 215 (for 3 credits) and Chemistry 216 (for 2 credits).

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CHEM 218. Independent Study in Biochemistry.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. For students with less than junior standing. (1). (Excl). (BS). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of four credits.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~michchem/undergrad/research.html

This course provides an introduction to independent biochemistry research under the direction of a faculty member whose project is in the biochemistry area. The Chemistry Department encourages students to get involved with undergraduate research as early as possible. The Chemistry Advising Office, 1500 Chemistry, provides information to help students in meeting with faculty members to discuss research opportunities. Chemistry 218 is for biochemistry concentrators, and research projects must be approved by a biochemistry advisor. Exact details such as nature of research, level of involvement of the student, and criteria for grading are individually determined in consultation with the faculty member. The student is expected to put in a minimum of three hours per week of actual work for a 14-week term for each credit elected. At the end of each term, three copies of a written report are submitted one for the Advising Office, one for the student, and one for the faculty supervisor.

For a student to receive biochemistry credit for Chemistry 218, the student must work on a research project supervised by a member of the biochemistry concentration research faculty, and the project must be approved by a biochemistry advisor. Final evaluation of the research effort and the report, as well as the grade for the course, rests with the biochemistry research faculty member.

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CHEM 219. Independent Study in Chemistry.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. For students with less than junior standing. (1). (Excl). (BS). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of four credits.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~michchem/undergrad/research.html

Research in an area of interest to, and supervised by, a Chemistry faculty member. The Chemistry Department encourages students to get involved with undergraduate research as early as possible. The Chemistry Advising Office, 1500 Chemistry, provides information and help to students in meeting with faculty members to discuss research opportunities. Exact details such as nature of the research, level of involvement of the student, credits awarded, and criteria for grading are individually determined in consultation with the faculty member. The student is expected to put in at least three hours a week of actual work for a 14-week term for each credit elected. At the end of each term, three copies of a written report are submitted one for the Advising Office, one for the student, and one for the faculty supervisor.

For a student to receive Chemistry credit for Chemistry 219, the student must work on a research project supervised by a faculty member of the Chemistry Department, either alone, or in collaboration with a colleague within the department, from another department, or from another school. This collaboration must be an ongoing one, and the student must receive direct supervision by all of the faculty who have agreed to sponsor the project. Final evaluation of the research effort and the report, as well as the grade for the course, rests with the faculty member from the Chemistry Department.

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CHEM 230. Physical Chemical Principles and Applications.

Instructor(s): B.J. Evans (bjemag@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 215/216. Students who plan to continue beyond a fourth term in chemistry would typically enroll in Chemistry 260/241/242 instead of Chemistry 230; credit will not be given for both of these courses. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in Chem. 260. (3). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem230/

This Chemistry course is intended as a fourth term in chemistry for science concentrators and pre-professional students, completing the two-year chemistry sequence required by, for example, the medical, dental, and engineering programs. Students who plan to continue beyond a fourth term in chemistry would typically enroll in Chemistry 260/241/242 instead of Chemistry 230; credit will not be given for both of these courses.

In Chemistry 230, students will be introduced to the physical principles underlying some of the major topics of inorganic and analytical chemistry. These include the gaseous, liquid, and solid states of matter; phase transitions and solutions; electrochemistry and the principles of oxidation-reduction reactions; chemical kinetics. These topics will be treated from the viewpoint of the experimental scientist, with an emphasis on the application of physical chemical principles to chemical behavior in a broad spectrum of settings.

Chemistry 230 will meet three times each week in lecture sections with senior faculty and once a week in small group discussion classes led by graduate student instructors. Lecturers and GSIs will have scheduled office hours for after class help, and computerized study aids will be available to all students. Course grades will be determined from three one-hour examinations.

Text: Chemical Principles, The Quest for Insight, Atkins & Jones, 2nd edition, Freeman.

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CHEM 241. Introduction to Chemical Analysis.

Instructor(s): Michael D. Morris (mdmorris@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Prior or concurrent enrollment in Chem. 260, and concurrent enrollment in Chem. 242. (2). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course introduces the principles and techniques of modern quantitative chemical analysis. Chemical equilibrium as the basis of analytical techniques will be emphasized. Photometric and potentiometric titrimetry will be discussed to illustrate quantitative chemical measurements. Molecular (UV) and atomic spectroscopy as well as mass spectrometry will be discussed. Fundamental concepts of chemical separations including GC and HPLC will be discussed. Throughout the course the fundamental principles of experiment design, laboratory data systems, and statistical evaluation will be stressed.

Text: Exploring Chemical Analysis, Harris, ISBN 0716735407, W.H. Freeman.

Note:This course is linked to Chem. 242; students are expected to elect both Chem. 241 (2 credits) and Chem. 242 (2 credits) in the same academic term.

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CHEM 242. Introduction to Chemical Analysis Laboratory.

Instructor(s): Dana Shea (dashea@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Prior or concurrent enrollment in Chem. 260, and concurrent enrollment in Chem. 241. (2). (NS). (BS). Laboratory fee ($50) required.

Credits: (2).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($50) required.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Chemistry 242 is the laboratory component of the Chemistry 241/242 course sequence. Experiments include studies of equilibria (titration, potentiometry), separations (gas and liquid chromatography), electrochemistry, and spectroscopy (atomic and molecular absorption and emission). Grading is based on laboratory reports.

Note: This course is linked to Chemistry 241. Students must elect both Chemistry 241 (for 2 credits) and Chemistry 242 (for 2 credits) in the same term.

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CHEM 260. Chemical Principles.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Robert R. Sharp (rrsharp@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 215/216, Math. 115, and prior or concurrent enrollment in Phys. 140 (or 160). (3). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem260/

Chemistry 260 is a continuation of Chemistry 130, 210/211, 215/216, and is designed primarily for students in the biological and chemical sciences. This course introduces students to the quantal nature of matter (the Schrödinger equation and the mathematical machinery of quantum mechanics), the basic principles of chemical thermodynamics (1st and 2nd laws of thermodynamics) and kinetics (empirical rate laws). In addition, this course introduces students to the fundamental principles necessary to understand spectroscopy (electronic, vibrational, and rotational) and electrochemistry (free energy, Nernst and Faraday's laws). Grading is based on hour exams, problem sets, and a final examination.

Text: The Elements of Physical Chemistry with Applications in Biology, Atkins, ISBN 0716735385, W.H. Freeman.
Solutions Manual, Atkins, ISBN 071673897X, W.H. Freeman.

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CHEM 260. Chemical Principles.

Section 200.

Instructor(s): Eitan Geva (eitan@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 215/216, Math. 115, and prior or concurrent enrollment in Phys. 140 (or 160). (3). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2002/winter/chem/260/100.nsf

Chemistry 260 is a continuation of Chemistry 130, 210/211, 215/216, and is designed primarily for students in the biological and chemical sciences. This course introduces students to the quantal nature of matter (the Schrödinger equation and the mathematical machinery of quantum mechanics), the basic principles of chemical thermodynamics (1st and 2nd laws of thermodynamics) and kinetics (empirical rate laws). In addition, this course introduces students to the fundamental principles necessary to understand spectroscopy (electronic, vibrational, and rotational) and electrochemistry (free energy, Nernst and Faraday's laws). Grading is based on hour exams, problem sets, and a final examination.

Text: The Elements of Physical Chemistry with Applications in Biology, Atkins, ISBN 0716735385, W.H. Freeman.
Solutions Manual, Atkins, ISBN 071673897X, W.H. Freeman.

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CHEM 261. Introduction to Quantum Chemistry.

Section 100 (Drop/Add deadline=January 27).

Instructor(s): Robert R. Sharp (rrsharp@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 215/216, Math. 115, and prior or concurrent enrollment in Phys. 140 (or 160). Chem. 261 is intended primarily for Chemical Engineering students. No credit granted for students that have completed or are enrolled in Chem. 260. (1). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem260/

Chemistry 261 is an introduction to the quantal nature of matter (the Schrödinger equation and the mathematical machinery of quantum mechanics) and the fundamental principles necessary to understand spectroscopy (electronic, vibrational, and rotational). Chemistry 261 is intended for Chemical Engineering students. This course, together with Chem Engin 330, provides the prerequisites necessary for enrollment in Chemistry 302. Grading is based on problem sets and one hour exam. Chemistry 261 meets only for the first third of the term.

Text: The Elements of Physical Chemistry with Applications in Biology, Atkins, ISBN 0716735385, W.H. Freeman.
Solutions Manual, Atkins, ISBN 071673897X, W.H. Freeman.

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CHEM 261. Introduction to Quantum Chemistry.

Section 200 (Drop/Add deadline=January 27).

Instructor(s): Eitan Geva (eitan@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 215/216, Math. 115, and prior or concurrent enrollment in Phys. 140 (or 160). Chem. 261 is intended primarily for Chemical Engineering students. No credit granted for students that have completed or are enrolled in Chem. 260. (1). (Excl). (BS).

Mini/Short course

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2002/winter/chem/260/100.nsf

Chemistry 261 is an introduction to the quantal nature of matter (the Schrödinger equation and the mathematical machinery of quantum mechanics) and the fundamental principles necessary to understand spectroscopy (electronic, vibrational, and rotational). Chemistry 261 is intended for Chemical Engineering students. This course, together with Chem Engin 330, provides the prerequisites necessary for enrollment in Chemistry 302. Grading is based on problem sets and one hour exam. Chemistry 261 meets only for the first third of the term.

Text: The Elements of Physical Chemistry with Applications in Biology, Atkins, ISBN 0716735385, W.H. Freeman.
Solutions Manual, Atkins, ISBN 071673897X, W.H. Freeman.

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CHEM 302. Inorganic Chemistry: Principles of Structure, Reactivity, and Function.

Instructor(s): Omar Yaghi (oyaghi@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 260 (or Chem. 261 and ChemE 330). (3). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course in Inorganic Chemistry is intended to introduce students to the properties of the elements and the compounds that they form. The course should be elected by students concentrating in chemistry, chemical engineering, or cellular and molecular biology. The course will provide an introduction to the structure and properties of those elements other than carbon. Topics that will be included are the electronic structure of atoms, molecules and extended solids, bonding, periodicity, main group and transition element chemistry, catalysis and bioinorganic chemistry.

TEXT: Inorganic Chemistry, Miessler & Tarr, ISBN 0138418918, Prentice Hall.
Solutions Manual to Inorganic Chemistry, ISBN 0139192425, Prentice Hall.

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CHEM 312. Synthesis and Characterization.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Anna Mapp (amapp@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 215/216. Prior or concurrent enrollment in Chem. 302. (2). (Excl). (BS). Laboratory fee ($70) required.

Credits: (2).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($70) required.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Chemistry 312 introduces students to advanced techniques used in the synthesis, purification, and characterization of inorganic and organic compounds. It is a course designed to serve as a transition between laboratory and research laboratory work. The course emphasizes methods for handling air-sensitive material such as organometallics compounds, and includes syringe techniques, working under vacuum or inert gas atmospheres, vacuum distillations as well as various chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques. The course meets in two four-hour laboratory periods. Some of that time may be used for discussion of techniques and principles. Grades are based on laboratory performance, written reports, and examinations.

TEXT: Structure Determination of Organic Compounds, Pretsch, ISBN 3540678158, Springer Verlag.

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CHEM 312. Synthesis and Characterization.

Section 300.

Instructor(s): Anna Mapp (amapp@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 215/216. Prior or concurrent enrollment in Chem. 302. (2). (Excl). (BS). Laboratory fee ($70) required.

Credits: (2).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($70) required.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Chemistry 312 introduces students to advanced techniques used in the synthesis, purification, and characterization of inorganic and organic compounds. It is a course designed to serve as a transition between laboratory and research laboratory work. The course emphasizes methods for handling air-sensitive material such as organometallics compounds, and includes syringe techniques, working under vacuum or inert gas atmospheres, vacuum distillations as well as various chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques. The course meets in two four-hour laboratory periods. Some of that time may be used for discussion of techniques and principles. Grades are based on laboratory performance, written reports, and examinations.

TEXT: Structure Determination of Organic Compounds, Pretsch, ISBN 3540678158, Springer Verlag.

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CHEM 398. Undergraduate Research in Biochemistry.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Junior standing, and permission of a biochemistry concentration advisor and the professor who will supervise the research. (1-4). (Excl). (BS). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of four credits during junior or senior year.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~michchem/undergrad/research.html

Elected starting in the junior or senior year, this course is an optional requirement for Biochemistry students and a requirement for Honors Biochemistry students, who must elect it for a total of four credits spread out over two or more terms. The student is expected to put in a minimum of three hours a week of actual work for each credit elected. At the end of each term, a written report evaluating the progress of the project is submitted one copy to the faculty member, one copy for the Chemistry Advising Office (1500 Chemistry), and one copy for the student. Interim reports need not be lengthy, but the final report for Chemistry 398 is expected to be more detailed and longer than the reports in Chemistry 218.

For a student to receive biochemistry credit for Chemistry 398, the student must work on a research project supervised by a member of the biochemistry concentration research faculty and the project must be approved by a biochemistry advisor. Final evaluation of the research effort and the report, as well as the grade for the course, rests with the biochemistry research faculty member.

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CHEM 399. Undergraduate Research.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Junior standing, and permission of a chemistry concentration advisor and the professor who will supervise the research. (1-4). (Excl). (BS). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of four credits during junior or senior year.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~michchem/undergrad/research.html

Elected starting in the junior or senior year, this course is a requirement for B.S. Chemistry students, who must elect it for a total of four credits spread out over two or more terms. The student is expected to put in at least three hours a week of actual work for each credit elected. At the end of each term, a written report evaluating the progress of the project is submitted one copy to the faculty member, one copy for the Chemistry Advising Office, and one copy for the student. Interim reports need not be lengthy, but the final report for Chemistry 399 is expected to be more detailed and longer than the reports in Chemistry 219.

For a student to receive Chemistry credit for Chemistry 399, the student must work on a research project supervised by a faculty member of the Chemistry Department, either alone, or in collaboration with a colleague within the department, from another department, or from another school. This collaboration must be an ongoing one, and the student must receive direct supervision by all of the faculty who have agreed to sponsor the project. Final evaluation of the research effort and the report, as well as the grade for the course, rests with the faculty member from the Chemistry Department.

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CHEM 417 / PHYSICS 417. Dynamical Processes in Biophysics.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Jens-Christian D Meiners (meiners@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Math. 216, and Phys. 340 or Chem. 463. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Physics 417.001.

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CHEM 420. Intermediate Organic Chemistry.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): William H. Pearson (wpearson@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 215/216. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Chemistry 420 is an exploration of selected topics in organic chemistry. The course builds on the basic concepts of structure and reactivity considered in Chemistry 210 and 215. Emphasis will be on stereochemistry, the mechanisms of organic reactions, and to a lesser extent, organic synthesis. Pericyclic reactions and reactions involving the major types of reactive intermediates carbocations, carbanions, free radicals, and carbenes will be covered. It may serve as a terminal course on the topic or as a bridge between the first year of organic chemistry and further study in the area. Grading in the course will be based on three hour examinations and a final exam or a term paper (to be determined).

TEXT: Advanced Organic Chemistry:...Part A, Carey, ISBN 0306462435, Plenum Publishing.
The Art of Writing Reasonable Organic Reaction Mechanisms, Grossman, ISBN 0387985409, Springer Verlag.

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CHEM 447. Physical Methods of Analysis.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Larry Beck (lbeck@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 260 and 241/242. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~chem447/

This course introduces the student to the principles and techniques of modern analytical chemistry. Atomic and molecular spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, chromatographic separation techniques, and contemporary electroanalytical chemistry are stressed. The principles of data collection and the processing and representation of analytical signals are introduced.

TEXT: Principles of Instrumental Analysis, Skoog, ISBN 0030020786, Brooks/Cole.

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CHEM 452 / BIOLCHEM 452. Introduction to Biochemistry II.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Robert S. Fuller (bfuller@umich.edu) , Alex Ninfa (aninfa@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 451. (4). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is the second in a two-term sequence designed for students who are concentrators in biochemistry. Emphasis is on developing the capacity of the students to think about complex biological processes in terms of the underlying chemistry. Initially nucleic acids and nucleotides are discussed. The biosynthesis of amino acids and their utilization in cellular metabolism, including protein synthesis, serves as a primer for an introduction to biochemical genetics and virology.

TEXT: Biochemistry (with supplement/solutions manual), Voet & Voet, ISBN 0471325821, Wiley.

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CHEM 461. Physical Chemistry I.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Henry C. Griffin (hcg@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 260, Phys. 240 (or 260), and Math. 215. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This is the second of the three-term physical chemistry sequence Chemistry 260/461/463. Chemistry 461 builds on the introduction to quantum mechanics that was given in Chemistry 260. Students will use the Schrödinger Equation in 1-, 2-, and 3 dimensions to solve exactly a series of important chemical problems including the harmonic oscillator, the rigid rotor, and the hydrogen atom. Group theory is introduced as an aid for understanding spectroscopic selection rules. Advanced spectroscopy, including transition probabilities, normal vibrational modes, and photoelectron spectroscopies are introduced and then used to deduce molecular structure. The valence-bond and molecular orbital theories of chemical bonding are discussed, and methods for performing quantum chemical calculations, including variational and perturbation methods, are introduced. The quantum mechanics of spin and angular momentum are discussed and used to interpret magnetic resonance spectra.

TEXT: Physical Chemistry, Atkins, 7th edition, ISBN 0716735393, W.H. Freeman.

NOTE: Students are strongly encouraged to elect the Computational Chemistry Laboratory (Chemistry 462, 1 credit) in the same term that Chemistry 461 is taken.

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CHEM 462. Computational Chemistry Laboratory.

Instructor(s): Henry C. Griffin (hcg@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Math. 215, and prior or concurrent enrollment in Chem. 461. (1). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course introduces modern computational tools for symbolic mathematics and for graphical display (Mathematica and Maple). Examples are given of the use of these tools for solving problems in quantum mechanics and quantum chemistry, including exploration of the functional forms of wave functions, solutions of simple differential equations, and diagonalization of Hamiltonians. Molecular modeling software (HyperChem and CAChe) is introduced and used to perform both ab initio and semi-empirical quantum chemical calculations. The examples used are taken largely from the topics discussed in Chemistry 461.

NOTE: Students are strongly encouraged to elect the second term of Physical Chemistry (Chemistry 461, 3 credits) in the same term that Chemistry 462 is taken.

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CHEM 463. Physical Chemistry II.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): John Gland (gland@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 461/462. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This is the third of the three-term physical chemistry sequence Chemistry 260/461/463 and builds on material presented in both previous courses. The rigorous mathematical theory of classical thermodynamics will be developed, including applications to entropy, heat engines, solution properties, and phase and chemical equilibria. Modern statistical thermodynamics will be introduced. Modern theories of fundamental reaction rates will be used built on the phenomenological kinetics introduced in Chemistry 260. Methods for determining and understanding solid state structures will be discussed, building on group theory introduced in Chemistry 461.

TEXT: Physical Chemistry, Levine, 5th edition, ISBN 0072534958, McGraw Hill.

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CHEM 463. Physical Chemistry II.

Section 200 (HONORS).

Instructor(s): David Lubman (dmlubman@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 461/462. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This is the third of the three term physical chemistry sequence Chemistry 360/461/463 and builds on material presented in both previous courses. The rigorous mathematical theory of classical thermodynamics will be developed, including applications to entropy, heat engines, solution properties, and phase and chemical equilibria. Modern statistical thermodynamics will be introduced. Modern theories of fundamental reaction rates will be used build on the phenomenological kinetics introduced in Chemistry 360. Methods for determining and understanding solid state structures will be discussed, building on group theory introduced in Chemistry 461.

TEXT: Physical Chemistry, Laidler & Meissler, ISBN 0395918480, Houghton Mifflin.

Section 200. Honors. This section is designed to introduce students to a more thorough, research oriented view of Physical Chemistry. This is required for Honors Chemistry Concentrators.

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CHEM 480. Physical and Instrumental Chemistry.

Instructor(s): Zhan Chen (zhanc@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 447 and 461/462; and concurrent enrollment in Chem. 463. (3). (Excl). (BS). Laboratory fee ($50) required.

Credits: (3).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($50) required.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course explores methods for the measurement of the physical and spectroscopic properties of substances and the application of these methods in instrumental analysis. The course is focused on essential laboratory principles and operations as they relate to the physicochemical properties of organic, inorganic, and macromolecular chemical species. Experiments study the areas of equilibria, chemical structure, chemical change, and computer simulation and calculation. Emphasis is placed on the effective design of experiments together with synergistic coupling of modern instrumentation and computers. The course includes literature searches for physical data. Laboratory reports constitute an important component of the course. Ten to twelve hours a week in the laboratory. Grading is based on laboratory performance, laboratory records, and reports.

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CHEM 485. Projects Laboratory.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 480. (2). (Excl). (BS). Laboratory fee ($50) required.

Credits: (2).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($50) required.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

No Description Provided.

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CHEM 495. Professional Development in the Chemical Sciences.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): William R Roush (roush@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 461. (2). (Excl). Meets the Upper-Level Writing Requirement.

Upper-Level Writing

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

A course for students in the chemical sciences wishing to enhance their writing, speaking, and analysis skills. The course includes critical analysis and proficiency of written and oral communication and an introduction to the multi-faceted features of professional life. The subject matter will include a mixture of styles, topics, and modes of operation, including: critical analysis and topics, and proficiency of written and oral communication for the scientific community, the workplace, and the lay-public, including the preparation of materials; and an introduction to the multifaceted features of professional life, including assuming professional responsibilities, ethical decison making, interviewing, personal presentation skills, and issues related to diversity and multiculturalism.

TEXT: The ACS Style Guide: A Manual for..., Dodd, ISBN 0841234620, ACS.

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CHEM 498. Undergraduate Honors Thesis in Biochemistry.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 398 and permission of instructor. To be elected in the term in which an Honors student presents a thesis on undergraduate research. (1). (Excl). (BS). (INDEPENDENT).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

To be elected in the term in which an Honors biochemistry student presents a thesis on undergraduate research.

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CHEM 499. Undergraduate Thesis.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 399 and permission of instructor. To be elected in the term in which an Honors student presents a thesis on undergraduate research. (1). (Excl). (BS). (INDEPENDENT).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

To be elected in the term in which an Honors chemistry student presents a thesis on undergraduate research.

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CHEM 521 / BIOPHYS 521. Biophysical Chemistry II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Erik R P Zuiderweg (zuiderwe@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 461, Biol. Chem. 415, and Chem. 430 or equivalent; and permission of course director. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Biophysics 521.001.

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CHEM 526 / BIOLOGY 526. Chemical Biology II.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Vincent Pecoraro (vlpec@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 525. Prior or concurrent enrollment in Chemistry 402 or equivalent. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This is the second of a two course sequence in Chemical Biology. The intent of these courses is to introduce students to the breadth of material contained within the inherently interdisciplinary "Chemical Biology" arena. The course has been designed to cross the traditional disciplinary boundaries of Chemistry. Thus, rather than having traditional bioorganic, bioinorganic, and biophysical sections, the course will focus on case studies chosen so that over the course of the two term sequence, all of the key concepts in the traditional chemical disciplines are discussed.

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CHEM 541. Advanced Organic Chemistry.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Edwin Vedejs (edved@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 540. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Synthetic organic chemistry. The scope and limitations of the more important synthetic reactions are discussed within the framework of multistep organic synthesis.

TEXT: Advanced Organic Chemistry, part B, Carey & Sundberg, 4th edition, ISBN 0306462451, Kluwer.

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CHEM 542. Applications of Physical Methods to Organic Chemistry.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): Adam Matzger (matzger@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 260, 241/242, and 312. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Applications of infrared, ultraviolet, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; optical rotary dispersion, mass spectrometry; and other physical methods to the study of the structure and reactions of organic compounds.

TEXT: Organic Structural Spectroscopy, Lambert, ISBN 0132586908, Prentice Hall.

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CHEM 570. Molecular Physical Chemistry.

Section 100 Meets with Chemistry 461.100.

Instructor(s): Henry C. Griffin (hcg@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 461 and 463. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Chemistry 461.100.

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CHEM 575. Chemical Thermodynamics.

Section 100 Meets with Chemistry 463.100.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 461. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Chemistry 463.100.

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CHEM 580. Molecular Spectra and Structure.

Section 100.

Instructor(s): A. Ramamoorthy (ramamoor@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Chem. 570. (3). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Review of atomic spectra; rotational, vibration-rotation, and electronic spectra of diatomic and simple polyatomic molecules; and deduction of molecular parameters from spectra. Role of symmetry and representation theory generally. Different spectroscopies from nmr, and epr through ESCA.

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