Organic Chemistry I

Acid-catalyzed hydration of propene.

Acid-catalyzed hydration of propene. (Image courtesy of Sarah Tabacco.)


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Spring 2003



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5.12 is an introduction to organic chemistry, focusing primarily on the basic principles to understand the structure and reactivity of organic molecules. Emphasis is on substitution and elimination reactions and chemistry of the carbonyl group. The course also provides an introduction to the chemistry of aromatic compounds.

Tabacco, Sarah, and Barbara Imperiali. 5.12 Organic Chemistry I, Spring 2003. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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