Lecture Notes

Where available, lecture notes or unit study guides are included for the following sessions and topics in the table below.

EA = Elemental Analysis
MS = Mass Spectrometry
IR = Infrared Spectroscopy
NMR = Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Unit I Study Guide: Lecture 1-8 (PDF)
L1 Molecular Formula and Index of Hydrogen Deficiency (EA and MS)
L2 Functional Groups (IR) (PDF)
L3 Functional Groups (IR and MS)
L4 Connectivity (13C NMR) (PDF)
L5 Connectivity (1H NMR) (PDF)
L6 Connectivity (1H NMR) (cont.) (PDF)
L7 Organic Structure Elucidation (PDF)
L8 Organic Structure Elucidation (cont.) (PDF)
Unit II Study Guide: Lecture 9-10 (PDF)
L9 Ethers, Epoxides, and Sulfides
L10 Ethers, Epoxides, and Sulfides (cont.)
Unit III Study Guide: Lecture 11-17 (PDF)
L11 Conjugated Systems and Molecular Orbital Theory
L12 Conjugated Systems and Molecular Orbital Theory (cont.)
L13 Pericyclic Reactions - Introduction (PDF)
L14 Pericyclic Reactions - Electrocyclic Processes (PDF)
L15 Pericyclic Reactions - Cycloadditions
L16 Pericyclic Reactions - Cycloadditions, Sigmatropic Rearrangements (PDF)
L17 Pericyclic Reactions - Sigmatropic Reactions (PDF)
Unit IV Study Guide: Lecture 18-19 (PDF)
L18 Amines
L19 Amines (cont.)
Unit V Study Guide: Lecture 20-23 (PDF)
L20 Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives
L21 Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives (cont.)
L22 Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives (cont.)
L23 Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives (cont.)
Unit VI Study Guide: Lecture 24-28 (PDF)
L24 Enols and Enolates
L25 Enols and Enolates (cont.)
L26 Enols and Enolates (cont.)
L27 Enols and Enolates (cont.)
L28 Enols and Enolates (cont.)
Unit VII Study Guide: Lecture 29-31 (PDF)
L29 Carbocations
L30 Carbocations (cont.)
L31 Carbocations Problem Solving Session

Problems (PDF)

Solutions (PDF)
Unit VIII Study Guide: Lecture 32-34 (PDF)
L32 Radicals
L33 Radicals (cont.)
L34 Radicals (cont.)