Chemistry 51A Organic Chemistry

University of California Course , Prof. James Nowick

Lecture 6: Chem 51A 10/05/09 Ch. 1. Molecular Geometry. Ch. 2. Acids and Bases

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Chemistry 51A taught by Dr. James Nowick. This course covers topics such as bonding and structures, acids and bases, organic molecules and functional groups, alkanes, stereochemistry, organic reactions, Alkyl Halides and Nucleophilic Substitution, Alkyl Halides and Elimination Reactions, and other various topics.

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Introduction - Excerpt-Bond Polarity, Formal Charge, Lewis Structures-Resonance Structures, Skeletal Structures, Bond Length - Orbital Models of Structure and Bonding - Acids and Bases - Acid Strength and Equilibria - Lewis Acids, Lewis Bases, and Organic Reaction Mechanisms - Organic - Compounds and Functional Groups - Hydrocarbons, Alcohols, Amines-Carbonyl Compounds, Intermolecular Forces-Introduction to Alkanes-Nomenclature of Alkanes, Conformations of Ethane

Conformations of Butane and Cycloalkanes - Introduction to Stereochemistry - Assigning Tetrahedral Stereogenic Centers - Meso Compounds - Properties of Chiral Compounds - Introduction to Understanding Organic Reactions - Energy Diagrams, Transition States, and Reaction Rates - Energetics of Reactions - Introduction to Alkyl Halides and Nuceophilic Substitution - Mechanistic and Stereochemical Aspects of SN2 Reactions - Properties of Electrophiles, Leaving Groups, and Nucleophiles - Elimination Reactions. Introduction to E2 Reactions - Regiochemical and Stereochemical Course of E2 Reactions

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