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Topics and Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to Organic Chemistry
    •  understand the basis of drawing organic structures
    •  convert between a condensed molecular formula and a skeletal or line structure
    •  determine the formula of a molecule from its skeletal representation
    •  identify the functional groups in a molecule
    •  appreciate the link between solubility and the nature of the functional group
  • Hydrocarbons: Alkanes, Alkenes, Benzene
    •  understand the difference between constitutional isomers and stereoisomers
    •  recognize constitutional, conformational and diastereoisomers
    •  identify whether an isomer is Z or E
    •  predict the major products obtained from the reaction of alkenes with electrophiles (using Markovnikov's rule)
    •  explain the special stability of benzene and why it does not react like an alkene

Textbook and eBook References

  • Introduction to Organic Chemistry - Chapter 16
  • Hydrocarbons: Alkanes, Alkenes, Benzene - Sections 16.2 - 16.8

Lecture Notes, Tutorial Worksheets & Answers and Suggested Exam Questions

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ChemCAL and iChem Resources

Introduction to Organic Chemistry Hydrocarbons: Alkanes, Alkenes, Benzene
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Introduction to Organic Chemistry -  
  Organic nomenclature  
Tags: nomenclature  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
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