CHEM/BCMB 4190/6190/8189

Introductory NMR / Fundamentals of NMR

(Fall 2015)


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 18
Introduction

 

TH 20 Basic Principles I

1.1-1.5

TU 25 Basic Principles I,II

1.1-1.5

TH 27 Basic Principles II

1.1-1.5

     
SEPTEMBER ****************************************************  
     
M,TU,W 31 (Aug),1,2 NMR Lab #1  
TH 3 Special Lecture  
TU 8 Data Acquisition

1.5

TH 10
EXAM 1

 

TU 15 Chemical Shifts

1.6, 2.1-2.5, 6.1-6.4

TH 17 Coupling notes

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

TU 22 Coupling and Structure notes

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

TH 24 Double Resonance / Decoupling

5.1 - 5.3

M,TU,W 28,29,30 1D Double Resonance NMR Lab #2
     
OCTOBER ****************************************************  
     
TH 1 Spin Relaxation

7.1 - 7.3

TU 6
EXAM 2

 

TH 8 Complex Pulse Sequences / Spin Echo

8.1, 8.2

TU 13 Spin Echo

8.3, 8.4

TH 15 Special Topic

 

TU 20 INEPT and DEPT notes

8.5, 8.6

TH 22 Special Topic

 

TH 22
Midpoint Withdrawl Deadline
 
M,TU,W 26,27,28 1D 13C and DEPT NMR Lab #3  
TH 29 Introduction to 2D NMR

9.1 - 9.3

     
NOVEMBER ****************************************************  
     
TU 3
EXAM 3

 

TH 5 2D COSY / HETCOR

9.4

M,TU,W 9,10,11 2D HSQC / COSY Lab #4 NOTES     
TH 12 2D TOCSY / HSQC NOTES

9.4

TU 17 Special Lecture / Discussion

 

TH 19 Nuclear Overhauser Effect / NOESY notes

10.1-10.4

MON 23 - FRI 27
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY - NO CLASS
 
     
DECEMBER ****************************************************  
     
M,TU,W 30 (Nov),1,2 NOESY / TOCSY Lab #5 bites  
TH 3 Special Lecture / Discussion  
     
TU 8
University operates a Friday class schedule / No class
Last day of classes
WED 9
Reading day
 
     
TU 15
EXAM 4 (3:30 pm- 6:30 pm)

 

     


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