Course Outline & Class Schedule


    WEEK                                                                           TOPICS


1                                                                                                                                                Structures & properties    

                                                                                                                    atomic orbitals
                                                      molecular orbitals
                                                      hybrid orbitals
                                                      bonding

2                                                                                                                              Methane : Model of Organic Reactions

                                                                                                         oxidation   

                                                                                                                    halogenation   

                                                                                                                    reaction mechanisms  

                                                                                                                    free radicals

                                                                                                                    chain reaction

2/3                                                                      Alkanes 

                                                                                      nomenclature 

                                                                                                                   classification 

                                                                                                                   conformations

                                                                                                                   preparations

                                                                                                                   reactions

3/4                                                           Stereochemistry

                                  Geometric isomerism

                                  Conformational isomerism

                                  Chirality of Molecules :  Optical Activity
                                                                             Enantiomers 
                                                                             Configuration    

                                                                             Sequence Rules 
                                                                             Diastereomers

4/5                                                                       Alkenes & Dienes
                                                                                                                                  structure
                                                                                                                                  nomenclature
                                                                                                                                  preparations :        elimination( E1 & E2 reaction)

                                                                                                                                                    dehydrohalogenation, dehydration

                                                                                                                   reactions :              addition ( Markovnikovís rule )

                                                                                                                                                    cleavage with ozone

                                                                                                                   conjugation & resonance 

                                                                                                                   polymerization

                                                                                                  Alkynes   
                                                                                                           structure

                                                                                                                   nomenclature

                                                                                                                   preparation 

                                                                                                                   reactions