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Types of Organic Reactions : Substitution
Types of Organic Reactions : Elimination
Types of Organic Reactions : Addition
Bond Making and Bond Breaking
Reactive Intermediates: Carbocation
Achiralobjectisonthatpossesses thepropertyofhandedness Mostmoleculesoflifearechiraland areusuallyfoundinonlyonemirror imageform
Look for 4 different diff groups attached to a carbon Nonsup
% optical purity
What is the optical purity of a sample of (+)-2-bromobutane that is 75 % optically pure ?
Fischer Projections (2
Vertical lines represent bonds that project behind plane of paper Horizontal li
Nomenclature of Alcohols
Nomenclature of Ethers
Nomenclature of Epoxides
Preparation of Alcohols & Ethers
Reactions of Alcohols
Need to convert to a good leaving group
2 & 3 Alcohols
Preparation of Alkynes
Reactions of Alkynes
HalogenationAddition of Halogen
HydrationElectrophilic Addition of Water
Reactions of Acetylide Anions
What type of nucleophile is the a
Spectroscopy: the study of the interaction of energy with matter Energy applied to matter can be absorbed, emitted, cause a applied to matter can be absorbed emitted cause chemical change, or be transmitted Each molecule will interact with th
Alkanes have general formula CnH2n+2 have general formula Cycloalkanes have general formula CnH2n Saturated - contain sp3 hybridised carbons
Alkanes can be branched No of isomers increases dramatically as no of carbon atoms of iso
A functional group determines all of the following properties of a molecule: Bonding and shape Type and strength of intermolecular forces Physical properties Nomenclatu
Organic Chemistry 353
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What is Organic Chemistry ?
Organic Chemistry : The chemistry of the compounds of carbon
Vitalism : A vital force was necessary to make organic compounds
Freidrich Wohler 1828 1828
Synthetic Organic Chemistry