Organic Structure Determination OpenCourseWare: A Free MIT Graduate Level Organic Chemistry Class

Published Feb 15, 2009

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) free 'Organic Structure Determination' OpenCourseWare covers methods of understanding and expressing organic molecules. Students taking this graduate course should have a background in advanced organic chemistry. This course is designed for students pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry.

Organic Structure Determination: Course Specifics

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Organic Structure Determination: Course Description

This course covering methods of recording organic chemistry data is offered by the Department of Chemistry at MIT in Cambridge, MA. The course teaches students how to choose experiments wisely, process and interpret the data and generate easily understood figures. The course looks at the modern, fundamental methods of processing this data. Students earn to use research methods, such as elemental analysis, infrared spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. Chemistry professor Dr. Gregory Fu teaches this course. To complete the class, students must have access to the required readings.

This OpenCourseWare includes a syllabus, lecture notes, project instructions and problem sets.

Those interested in this free course should visit the Organic Structure Determination course page.

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