Lecture 4 - CH f310M/f318M Lecture 4 T 6/10/2008 Reading...

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CH f310M/f318M – Lecture 4 – T 6/10/2008 Reading Assignment : No new reading… Textbook Problems : 2.32, 2.33, 2.34, 2.35 Graded Homework : POD#03 deadline = 3:00 p.m. TODAY POD#04 deadline = 3:00 p.m. on Wed 6/11 Last Time : Degree of substitution Line-angle structures Systematic nomenclature of acyclic alkanes Today : Systematic 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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This note was uploaded on 06/26/2008 for the course F 318m taught by Professor Bocknack during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Lecture 4 - CH f310M/f318M Lecture 4 T 6/10/2008 Reading...

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