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    Chemistry 143A/243A Modern Physical Organic Chemistry Winter 2012

Faculty: M. A. Garcia-Garibay, Mol Sci 4505C, mgg@chem.ucla.edu

     K. N. Houk, Mol Sci 5505B, houk@chem.ucla.edu Teaching Fellow: Xing Jiang, jiangxingno.1@gmail.com, xingj@chem.ucla.edu Textbook: E. V. Anslyn & D. A. Dougherty, Modern Physical Organic Chemistry,

     University Science Books, 2006. Solutions manual also available.

     Additional reading material will be assigned in class.

Lectures: 9:00-10:50 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Cram Conference Room (MolSci

    3440). Each lecture is scheduled to last for 90 minutes, and the extra time will

    allow for a break and some discussion after the lecture.

Discussion Sections: TBA

Office Hours: TBA or by appointment

    Dates, lecture subjects, and chapter assignments are given below:

     Tuesdays Thursdays

Jan. 10 Chapter 1 Structure and bonding 12 Chapter 1

     17 Chapter 2 Strain and stability 19 Chapter 2

     24 Chapter 3 Solutions & Non-covalent bonding 26 Chapter 3

     31 Chapter 4 Molecular recognition & Feb. 2 Chapter 4

     Supramolecular chemistry

Feb. 7 MIDTERM EXAM 9 Chapter 7 PES & Kinetics

     14 Chapter 7 16 Chapter 7

     21 Chapter 8 Exp. Thermo & Kinetics 23 Chapter 8

     28 Chapter 8 March 1 Chapter 9 Catalysis

March 6 Chapter 9 8 Chapter 9

     13 Chapter 9/5 Acid-Base Chemistry 15 Chapter 5

    FINAL EXAM: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 3:00-6:00 p.m.

    Grading: For 243A credit, the course grade will be based on a midterm (200 points) and a final exam (300 points). Two problem sets will be due on Jan. 26 and March 1. These will be graded and counted (50 points each) for the grades of students taking 143A for credit.

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