Lecture notes, discussion, assignments


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Reading and problems assignment (20 May)
Read 1.3; Problems 1.41, 1.43–1.48. Read 2.1–2.4; Problems 2.16–2.18, 2.20–2.27, 2.29, 2.30

Lecture 1: Functional groups (20 May)

Lecture 2: Ways of drawing organic structures (21 May)

Lecture 3: Nomenclature (21 May)

Discussion 1: Diagnostic exam (21 May)

Reading and problems assignment (22 May)
Read 2.5, 2.6; Problems 2.32, 2.34, 2.37, 2.39, 2.42, 2.44–2.48, 2.50

Lecture 4: Conformational analysis of non-cyclic alkanes (22 May)

Lecture 5: Conformational analysis of cyclic alkanes (27 May)

Lecture 6: Homodesmotic reactions (29 May)

Reading and problems assignment (29 May)
Read 2.2, 3.1–3.9; Problems 3.13, 3.14, 3.17–3.22, 3.26–3.28, 3.30–3.32, 3.36

Lecture 7: Constitutional isomers (29 May)

Lecture 8: Stereoisomers (29 May)

Lecture 9: The R,S system (2 Jun)

Lecture 10: Optical activity (3 Jun)

Reading and problems assignment (3 Jun)
Read 12.1–12.5; Problems 12.5–12.7, 12.10, 12.11

Lecture 11: Infrared spectroscopy (3 Jun)

Reading and problems assignment (4 Jun)
Read 13.1–13.10, 13.12; Problems 13.15, 13.17, 13.18, 13.23, 13.24

Lecture 12: Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy: The chemical shift (4 Jun)

Lecture 13: Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy: Chemical-shift equivalence (4 Jun)

Lecture 14: Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy: Simple splitting (5 Jun)

Lecture 15: Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy: Complex splitting (9 Jun)

Problem set: Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Reading and problems assignment (11 Jun)
Read 4.1–4.6; Problems 4.9, 4.12–4.22, 4.29–4.31

Lecture 16: Acids and bases (11 Jun)

Lecture 17: Acidity trends (11 Jun)

Reading and problems assignment (12 Jun)
Read 6.1–6.7; Problems 6.14–6.17a–f, 6.18–6.19d, 6.21–6.23, 6.26–6.28a, 6.29–6.45, 6.46bcd, 6.48

Lecture 18: Alkenes: Reaction syllabus I (12 Jun)

Lecture 19: Alkenes: Reaction syllabus II (16 Jun)

Problem set: Alkenes

Problem set: Alkenes and NMR

Reading and problems assignment (12 Jun)
Read 9.1–9.9; Problems 9.11, 9.12abcf, 9.13 (omit g), 9.14, 9.17–9.23, 9.25–9.32, 9.37, 9.38, 9.43–9.46, 9.47 (omit g and h)

Lecture 20a: Nucleophilic substitution: Introduction (19 Jun)

Lecture 20b: Nucleophilic substitution: Mechanisms (19 Jun)

Lecture 21: Elimination reaction (23 Jun)


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