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13: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

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    183015
  • Learning Objectives

    After reading this chapter and completing ALL the exercises, a student can be able to

    • explain how 1H NMR spectrometers work - refer to section 12.1
    • interpret chemical shifts of 1H NMR spectra as they relate to shielding and deshielding - refer to section 12.2 and 12.14
    • explain the delta scale of 1H NMR spectra - refer to section 12.3
    • recognize equivalent protons within an organic compound - refer to section 12.4
    • correlate functional group structural features with chemical shifts - refer to section 12.5
    • determine the proton ratio from 1H NMR spectra peak integration data - refer to section 12.6
    • explain and interpret spin-spin splitting patterns in 1H NMR spectra - refer to section 12.7
    • explain and interpret spin-spin splitting patterns in 1H NMR spectra - refer to section 12.8
    • describes examples of some uses of 1H NMR spectroscopy - refer to section 12.9
    • explain how 13C NMR spectrometers work - refer to section 12.10
    • interpret the chemical shifts of 13C NMR spectra to determine the structural features of organic compounds - refer to section 12.11 and 12.14
    • explain how DEPT (distortionless enhancement by polarization transfer) is used to determine the number of hydrogens bonded to each carbon - refer to section 12.12
    • describes some uses of 13C NMR spectroscopy - refer to section 12.13