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CHEM1904

Week 8 Semester 2 2017

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mcerlean Dr McErlean's lecture notes Published 29/07/17 (4:34 am)   mcerlean Dr McErlean's lecture notes Published 29/07/17 (4:30 am)      

Representations of Molecular Structure

  •  determine the geometry and hybridization state for each carbon, nitrogen and oxygen atom in a molecule
  •  interconvert the structural and stick formula and stick representations of a molecule
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Alkanes

  •  name simple alkanes using IUPAC nomenclature
  •  draw structures from IUPAC names
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Representations of Molecular Structure Alkanes
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CHEM1904 Week 2

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mcerlean Dr McErlean's lecture notes Published 29/07/17 (4:34 am)   mcerlean Dr McErlean's lecture notes Published 29/07/17 (4:30 am)      

Structural Determination

  •  explain the basic principles of a mass spectrometer
  •  identify the molecular ion, base peak and daughter ions in a mass spectrum
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Organic Mechanisms and Molecular Orbitals

  •  classify the type of reaction occurring
  •  identify nucleophiles and electrophiles
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Structural Determination Alkynes Aromatic Compounds Organic Mechanisms and Molecular Orbitals
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CHEM1904 Week 3

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mcerlean Dr McErlean's lecture notes Published 29/07/17 (4:34 am)   mcerlean Dr McErlean's lecture notes Published 29/07/17 (4:30 am)      

Alkenes

  •  identify alkene diastereomers as E or Z
  •  identify the electrophiles and nucleophiles in a reaction
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Alkynes

  •  predict the major products obtained from the reaction of alkynes with electrophiles (using Markovnikov's rule)

Aromatic Compounds

  •  explain the special stability of benzene and why it does not react like an alkene
  •  explain what is required for a compound to be aromatic and apply Hückel's rule to rings containing heteroatoms
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Alkenes
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CHEM1904 Week 4

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Alcohols

  •  identify and name simple alcohols, diols, triols and phenols
  •  explain why phenols are more acidic than alcohols
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Amines

  •  recognise and name amines
  •  predict the reactivity of amines as bases and nucleophiles
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Stereochemistry

  •  identify stereogenic centres in organic molecules
  •  distinguish between different types of isomers, including enantiomers and diastereomers
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mcerlean Dr McErlean's lecture notes Published 29/07/17 (4:34 am)   mcerlean Dr McErlean's lecture notes Published 29/07/17 (4:30 am)      

Stereochemistry

  •  identify stereogenic centres in organic molecules
  •  distinguish between different types of isomers, including enantiomers and diastereomers
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Organic Halogen Compounds

  •  identify and name organic halogen compounds
  •  predict the products of the elimination of alkyl halides, using Zaitsev's rule, and give the reagents required to perform this reaction
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CHEM1904 Week 6

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Aldehydes and Ketones

  •  identify and name simple ketones and aldehydes
  •  explain the mechanism of nucleophilic addition to a carbonyl
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Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

  •  identify and name simple carboxylic acids
  •  give the products from the reaction of a carboxylic acid with a base and recognize that this is a reversible reaction
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CHEM1904 Week 7

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mcerlean Dr McErlean's lecture notes Published 29/07/17 (4:34 am)   mcerlean Dr McErlean's lecture notes Published 29/07/17 (4:30 am)   rendina A/Prof Rendina's lecture notes Published 18/09/17 (4:52 am)   rendina A/Prof Rendina's lecture notes Published 18/09/17 (4:52 am)  

Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

  •  identify and name simple carboxylic acids
  •  give the products from the reaction of a carboxylic acid with a base and recognize that this is a reversible reaction
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Synthetic Strategies

  •  appreciate the challenge of synthesis
  •  work forwards and backwards to devise a synthetic route
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CHEM1904 Week 8

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    rendina A/Prof Rendina's lecture notes Published 18/09/17 (4:52 am)   rendina A/Prof Rendina's lecture notes Published 18/09/17 (4:52 am)  

Calculations Involving pKa

  •  use pKw, pKa and pKb to calculate the pH of a solution containing a weak acid or base
  •  use the increase in pKa values for dissocation of the protons in a polyprotic acid to perform calculations
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