CHEM 304

Organic Chemistry Lab

- Spring 2023 -

Dr. T. Christian Grattan, Dr. Aaron M. Hartel

& Dr. Athena Detrick


-         This course will be administered via Blackboard. Documents provided here are for archival purposes only. -



General Course Links




Experiment Schedule

Report Cover Sheet





Writing Lab Reports



Lab Report Instructions

Example Reaction Report





Experiment Handouts



Molecular Modeling

Recrystallization and Melting Point

 Extraction of Caffeine

Distillation and Gas Chromatography


Column Chromatography

Friedel-Crafts Acylation

Grignard Reaction

Fischer Esterification

Aldol Condensation

Hydrogenation of Fats





Instrument Guides



Melting Point

IR Spectrometer

400 MHz NMR Spectrometer






Links to Chemical Information



Fischer Scientific



NIH Toxnet

Spectral Database







Email Dr. Hanna

Email Dr. Hartel

Email Dr. Detrick