7 - CH 310M/318M TTh 8am Lecture 7 Tu 2/5/2008 Reading...

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CH 310M/318M – TTh 8am – Lecture 7 – Tu 2/5/2008 Graded Homework : HW#04 deadline = 3:00 p.m. on Thu 2/7 HW#05 deadline = 3:00 p.m. on Mon 2/11 (last graded HW due before Midterm Exam #1) Reading Assignment : Sections 2.8-2.10 Textbook Problems : 2.32 through 2.35 Last Time : Constitutional isomers Nomenclature of acyclic alkanes Today : Nomenclature of acyclic alkanes (continued…) Conformational analysis of acyclic alkanes
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Rules for Naming Alkanes (Be sure to look at the online handout!!!) 1) Unbranched alkanes are named according to the number of C atoms (Table 2.1) 2) In a branched alkane, some of the C atoms are not part of the longest continuous chain (the parent chain). Identify the parent chain. Tip : Start at any end of a chain. Trace along with your finger until you reach another end. Try all possibilities. The path which incorporates the most C atoms without lifting your finger is the parent chain. 3) If two or more chains within a structure have the same length, the parent chain is
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