CHEM 312 Outline (1)

CHEM 312 Outline (1) - CHEM 312 Introduction to Organic...

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CHEM 312 Introduction to Organic Chemistry Van Draanen 1. Introduction a. Course goals b. Grading c. What is organic chemistry? d. Examples of organic chemicals i. Petrochemicals 1. Fuels 2. Specialty chemicals ii. Other sources of organic molecules 2. Petrochemicals a. Fuels i. Brainstorm fuels ii. Describe differences iii. Simple fuels 1. Alkanes 2. Bonding to carbon 3. Introduction to nomenclature iv. Gasoline 1. Octane number a. Octane structure i. Structure drawing conventions b. Octane number i. “isooctane” ii. heptane iii. blends iv. isomerism v. nomenclature 2. Gasoline blends a. Constituents of gasoline i. Hydrocarbons 1. Alkanes 2. Alkenes 3. Aromatics ii. Oxygenates; functional groups 1. Ethanol 2. MTBE iii. Detergents b. History of “unleaded” c. Comparison of constituents i. Melting points ii. Boiling points iii. Structure-physical property relationships
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b. Consumer Materials i. Alkene polymerization 1. Ethylene (ethene) 2. Propylene (propene) a. Isomer formation b. Carbocation stability
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