Schedule, Additional Information, Reading Assignments
Classes meet MWF
3:30 in Kane 120;
Instructor: Niels Andersen
Office hours, rm CHB204E: M, W, Th
12:50 – 1:40
// by appointment Tues., 5:45 – 6:45 PM.
I do answer questions sent by e-mail, typically within hours
Quiz sections, all on Tuesday’s, meet every week.
quiz section instructors will announce office hours): at uw.edu -
Gower (BA,BC,BG,BK – gowerc@ ),
Dixon (BB,BE,BI,BL – bdixon@ ), Pilkerton (BD,BH,BM,BO – mpilkert@ ),
Byrne (BF,BJ,BN,BP – email@example.com ).
Class website :
and click on Chem 237B in the Autumn
Winter ‘06 provides the set of lecture notes from which I will be lecturing.
These will likely
be updated and reposted. The earlier versions of my CHEM237 course pages (
) also provide numerous example tests and quizzes.
All reading assignments are from the text, Carey/Giuliano; “Organic Chemistry” 8
(Note you can get by
with the 7
, or probably even the 6
For the 7
ed., specific sections within chapters that
be covered on tests will be indicated on the course web page, as the quarter progresses. Suggested
study problems (7
ed.) will be listed for each chapter. The coverage handouts, which will be posted,
will indicate the problems in the text that are candidates for inclusion on tests and quizzes.
The coverage will be Chapters 1 – 9.
So, we’ll need to cover about one chapter per week. There will be
Models are useful
[HGS Molecular Struc Model Kit (Freeman and Co.) available on-line]
Preview -- Most Important stuff from the first three chapters
are pages in 7
Valency (how many bonds different atoms make, Resonance and Lewis Structures (Table 1.2, Fig. 1.5, Table
1.6, prob. 1.15
), Arrow pushing mechanisms (p. 29-32, 39-40