Alkanes Alkanes are the simplest organic molecules, they only contain C and hydrogen, and only contain single bonds. Compounds that have the maximum number of bonded hydrogens, are said to be saturated. Alkanes are saturated hydrocarbons. General Formula:
Structure and Properties of Organic Molecules Electrons exhibit wave-particle duality. There are 2 types of wave: travelling (ripples on a pond) standing waves (guitar string).
An electron in an atomic orbital can be described like a bound, stationary vib
Organic Chemistry I
Dr Alex Roche
Organic chemistry is the chemistry of Carbon and its compounds. Organic molecules constitute the essence of life (fats, sugars, proteins, DNA), and also permeate our everyday lives (cotton, polyester, toothpaste, plastics