Lecture Handouts

LEC # TOPICS LECTURERS HANDOUTS

1

Introduction to Organic Chemistry, Review, Molecular Structure

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

( PDF 1)

( PDF 2)

2

Resonance, Acidity and Basicity

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

( PDF 1)

( PDF 2)

( PDF 3)

( PDF 4)

3

Alkanes and Isomerism

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

( PDF)

4

Conformational Analysis of Alkanes

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

( PDF)

5

Conformational Analysis of Cycloalkanes

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

( PDF)

6

Stereochemistry I

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

( PDF)

7

Stereochemistry II, Overview of Chemical Reactions I

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

 

8

Overview of Chemical Reactions II

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

( PDF)

9

Thermodynamics, Kinetics, Reaction Coordinate Diagrams

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

 

10

Alkenes

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

( PDF)

11

Electrophilic Addition to Alkenes (EAA): Carbocation Intermediate (Mechanism, Regiospecificity, Carbocation Stability, Hammond Postulate)

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

 

12

EAA: Stereochemistry, Rearrangements

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

( PDF)

13

EAA: 3-Membered Ring Intermediate

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

 

14

EAA: Concerted Mechanism

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

 

15

Alkene Cleavage, Addition of HBr (radical)

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

( PDF)

Chanteau, Stephanie H., and James M. Tour. “Synthesis of Anthropomorphic Molecules.” J Org Chem 68 (2003): 8750-8766.

16

Alkynes

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

( PDF)

17

Reactions of Alkynes

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

 

18

Alkyl Halides

Dr. Kimberly Berkowski

 

19

Alkyl Halides, Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

( PDF)

20

Alkyl Halides, Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions (cont.)

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

( PDF)

21

Alkyl Halides, Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions (cont.)

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

 

22

Alkyl Halides: Elimination Reactions, Aromaticity

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

( PDF)

23

Alkyl Halides: Elimination Reactions, Aromaticity (cont.)

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

( PDF)

24

Alkyl Halides: Elimination Reactions, Aromaticity (cont.)

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

 

25

Aromaticity

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

( PDF 1)

( PDF 2)

26

Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

 

27

Electrophilic and Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

 

28

Electrophilic and Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution (cont.)

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

 

29

Alcohols and Phenols, Introduction to Catalysis

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

( PDF)

30

Alcohols and Phenols, Introduction to Catalysis (cont.)

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

( PDF 1)

( PDF 2)

31

Alcohols and Phenols, Introduction to Catalysis (cont.)

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

( PDF)

32

Carbonyl Chemistry

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

 

33

Carbonyl Chemistry (cont.)

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

 

34

Multistep Synthesis

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

 

35

Multistep Synthesis (cont.)

Prof. Sarah O’Connor

 

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