Course Description

This laboratory course will cover the techniques involved in using the primary wet chemical tools: distillation, extraction, recrystallization, filtration, and rotary evaporation. Measurement of refractive index, melting point, and boiling point as well as some simple syntheses; isolation and purification operations will be carried out. Laboratory portion of CHY 142.


Students are required to take CKCH 142 before or at the same time as CKCH 143.

This course includes on-campus section(s) for the Spring/Summer 2022 term. On-campus sections are identified in each section's detail summary as “Classroom” (and/or “Downtown” as the location). Visit COVID-19 Updates for Chang School Students for the most up-to-date guidance on attending on-campus classes.  



Prerequisites: CKCH 107 or CHY 113
Corequisite: CKCH 142

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