5.13 | Fall 2003 | Undergraduate

Organic Chemistry II


The chapters listed in the table below refer to the course text:

Wade, L. G. Organic Chemistry. 5th ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall/Pearson Education, 2002. ISBN: 9780130338327.

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

L1 - L8

Molecular Formula and Index of Hydrogen Deficiency (EA and MS)

Functional Groups (IR, MS)

Connectivity (13C NMR, 1H NMR)

Organic Structure Elucidation

Chapter 12, pp. 490-538

Chapter 13, pp. 539-599

L9 - L13

Ethers, Epoxides, and Sulfides

Conjugated Systems and Molecular Orbital Theory

Pericyclic Reactions - Introduction

Chapter 14, pp. 600-637
L14 Pericyclic Reactions - Electrocyclic Processes Chapter 14, pp. 600-637

Fleming, I. Frontier Molecular Orbitals and Organic Chemical Reactions . Wiley, 1976, pp. 121-181.

L15 - L17 Pericyclic Reactions - Cycloadditions, Sigmatropic Rearrangements and Reactions

Chapter 15, pp. 638-678

L18 - L19 Amines

Chapter 19, pp. 836–889

L20 - L23 Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives Chapter 20, pp. 900–933

Chapter 21, pp. 940–992

L24 - L28 Enols and Enolates Chapter 22, pp. 1003–1051
L29 - L31


Carbocations Problem Solving Session

No assigned readings for remaining sessions.
L32 - L34 Radicals

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