Spectroscopy Videos

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Overview: Spectroscopy

This is an overview of Topic 38: Spectroscopy. It includes proton and carbon-13 NMR.

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An Introduction to NMR

This video looks at the theory behind NMR.

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Carbon-13 NMR: Introduction

This video explains how information of the number and type of carbon environment help to form a carbon-13 NMR spectra.

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Carbon-13 NMR: Two Worked Examples

This video looks at how carbon-13 NMR spectroscopy distinguish between propan-1-ol and propan-2-ol.

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Proton NMR: Basic Spectra

This video explains how information of the number and type of proton environment help to form a low resolution proton NMR spectra.

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Proton NMR: Integration Values

This video shows how to use integration values to work out the relative number of hydrogens in each environment.

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Proton NMR: Peak Splitting

This video explains how to use integration values to work out the peak splittings to produce high resolution spectra

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Proton NMR: More Peak Splitting

This video continues to give examples to help with peak splitting.

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Proton NMR: Dealing with -OH and -NH Protons

This video explains how to deal with labile protons in proton NMR.

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Interpreting IR Spectra

This video uses examples of methanol, methanoic acid and methanal to interpret and compare IR spectra.

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Mass Spectrometry of Organic Compounds

This video explains how to use mass spectra for organic compounds to determine the Mr and how fragment peaks are used build up a picture of the molecule.

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Combined Techniques 1

This video helps to combine all your skills of the analytical techniques used via the use of a worked past exam question.

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Combined Techniques 2

Past paper question walkthrough

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Combined Techniques 3

Past paper question walkthrough

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Combined Techniques 4

Past paper question walkthrough

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