Organic Chemistry DeMYSTiFied A Self-Teaching Guide

Organic Chemistry DeMYSTiFied A Self-Teaching Guide.

Organic Chemistry DeMYSTiFied A Self-Teaching Guide.

Structure and Bonding.

  1. Atomic Structure 1
  2. Atomic Number and Atomic Mass (Weight) 3
  3. Electron Energy Levels 4
  4. The Octet Rule 7
  5. Valences 8
  6. Lewis Structures 9
  7. Orbital Shapes 15
  8. Quantum Mechanics 15
  9. Bond Formation 18
  10. Valence Bond Theory 20
  11. Molecular Orbitals 21
  12. Bonding and Antibonding MOs 21
  13. Bonding and 3-D Molecular Shape 23
  14. Curved Arrows 30
  15. Electronegativity and Bond Polarity 31
  16. Dipole Moments 33
  17. Formal Charges 34
  18. Resonance Structures 36
  19. Intermolecular Forces 37
  20. Quiz

Acids and Bases.

  1. Introduction 46Arrhenius Definition 47

  2. Brønsted-Lowry Definition 47

  3. Conjugate Acids and Bases 47

  4. Equilibrium Reactions 49

  5. Weak Hydrocarbon Acids 53

  6. Lewis Acids and Bases 54

  7. Quiz

Alkanes and Cycloalkanes.

  1. Introduction 59

  2. Sources of Alkanes 60

  3. Acyclic and Cyclic Alkanes 60

  4. Nomenclature 61

  5. Formulas 62

  6. Structures 62

  7. Constitutional Isomers 64

  8. Cycloalkanes 66

  9. Alkyl Groups 67

  10. Nomenclature—Naming Compounds

  11. by the IUPAC System 70

  12. Physical Properties 74

  13. Chemical Properties 75

  14. Conformations of Alkanes 76

  15. Conformations of Cylcoalkanes 84

  16. Quiz 94

Stereochemistry.

  1. Isomers 99

  2. Chiral Compounds 100

  3. Stereocenters 101

  4. Chirality Centers 102

  5. Enantiomers 105

  6. Racemic Mixtures 109

  7. The R/S System w

  8. hen the Lowest Priority Group Is Not 110

  9. in the Back 113

  10. Molecules with Multiple Asymmetric

  11. Centers 115

  12. Enantiomers 116

  13. Diastereomers 116

  14. Meso Compounds 117

  15. Fisher Projections 119

  16. Rotating Fisher Projections/Structures 120

  17. Cyclic Stereoisomers 122

  18. Naming Cyclic Stereoisomers 125

  19. Prochiral Carbons (Wannabees) 126

  20. Quiz 126

Structure and Properties of Alkenes.

  1. Introduction 129

  2. Structure 130

  3. Naming Alkenes 132

  4. Common Names 134

  5. Cis and Trans Isomers 134

  6. The E/Z (Easy) System 135

  7. Degrees of Unsaturation 136

  8. Stability of Alkenes 140

  9. Physical Properties of Alkenes 141

  10. Chemical Properties 141

  11. The Curved Arrow 142

  12. Quiz 142

Reaction Mechanisms.

  1. Introduction 145

  2. Thermodynamics 145

  3. Kinetics 148

  4. Carbocations 150

  5. Stereochemistry 151

  6. The Hammond Postulate 152

  7. Regiochemical Reactions 154

  8. The Markovnikov Rule 155

  9. Stereochemistry 156

  10. Rearrangement Reactions of Carbocations 157

  11. Quiz 159

Reactions of Alkenes.
Alkynes.
Characterization.
Organohalides.
Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions.
Alcohols.
Ethers.
Sulfur Compounds.
Conjugated Systems.
Aromatic Compounds.
Reactions of Benzene and Other Aromatic Compounds.
Aldehydes and Ketones.
Carboxylic Acids.
Derivatives of Carboxylic Acids.
Alpha-Substitution Reactions in Carbonyl Compounds.
Carbonyl Condensation Reactions.




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