CHEM/BCMB 4190/6190/8189

Introductory NMR / Fundamentals of NMR

(Fall 2013)


Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) is a form of spectroscopy that uses the magnetic properties of nuclei to probe molecular structure. It has found applications in analysis of organic and inorganic compounds, in structure determination of biological macromolecules, and even in medical imaging. This introductory course is intended to serve a broad audience seeking a background in principles behind NMR methodology as well as a practical introduction to how data are acquired and analyzed. Material is presented partly in lecture and partly in laboratory formats. It is an ideal stepping-stone to more advanced courses offered in biomolecular NMR (CHEM/BCMB 8190) as well as other application-oriented courses.

The three courses share lecture and laboratory presentations. Grading is based on exams, written laboratory reports, and an evaluation of classroom and laboratory participation. For 8189, completion of an additional independent study project is required.

 

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Instructor:
Dr. Jeffrey Urbauer



Class Time:
TU, TH, 3:30-4:45

Inquiries to Professor Urbauer -
urbauer@uga.edu


Recommended text:

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"Basic One- and Two-Dimensional NMR Spectroscopy"
-VCH paperback

(2nd, 3rd, 4th , or 5th edition)

 
Course Syllabus 
 
web notes
     lecture and lab notes (see below)
Laboratory Sessions
EXAMS
HOLIDAYS (no class)
Special
 
Date
  Topic
Text Readings
     
AUGUST
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TU 13
Introduction

 

TH 15 Basic Principles I

1.1-1.5

TU 20 Basic Principles II

1.1-1.5

TH 22 Data Acquisition

1.5

M,TU,W 26,27,28 NMR Lab #1  
TH 29 Special Lecture / Discussion  
     
SEPTEMBER
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TU 3 Chemical Shifts

1.6, 2.1-2.5, 6.1-6.4

TH 5
EXAM 1

 

TU 10 Coupling notes

1.6, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1-3.7,4.1-4.2

TH 12 Coupling and Structure notes

1.6, 1.7, 2.4, 3.1-3.7,4.1-4.2

TU 17 Double Resonance / Decoupling

5.1 - 5.3

TH 19 Spin Relaxation

7.1 - 7.3

M,TU,W 23,24,25 1D Double Resonance NMR Lab #2
TH 26 Special Lecture / Discussion  
     
OCTOBER ****************************************************  
     
TU 1
EXAM 2

 

TH 3 Complex Pulse Sequences / Spin Echo

8.1, 8.2

TU 8 Spin Echo

8.3, 8.4

TH 10 INEPT and DEPT notes

8.5, 8.6

M,TU,W 14,15,16 1D 13C and DEPT NMR Lab #3
TH 17 Special Lecture / Discussion
TH 17
Midpoint Withdrawl Deadline
 
TU 22 Introduction to 2D NMR

9.1 - 9.3

TH 24
EXAM 3

 

TU 29 2D COSY / HETCOR

9.4

TH 31 2D TOCSY / HSQC NOTES

9.4

     

NOVEMBER

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M,TU,W 4,5,6 2D HSQC / COSY Lab #4 NOTES     
TH 7 Special Lecture / Discussion
TU 12 Nuclear Overhauser Effect / NOESY notes

10.1-10.4

TH 14 Special Topic  
M,TU,W 18,19,20 NOESY / TOCSY Lab #5 bites  
TH 21 Special Lecture / Discussion  
MON 25 - FRI 29
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY - NO CLASS
 
     
DECEMBER ****************************************************  
     
TU 3
University operates a Friday class schedule / No class
Last day of classes
WED 4
Reading day
 
     
Tu 10
EXAM 4 (3:30 pm- 6:30 pm)

 

     


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