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KOT122/4 Organic Chemistry I

Course Details

  • Credit: 4
  • Semester: 1
  • Prerequisite: none


Electronic structure and bonding. Acids and bases. An introduction to organic compounds and functional groups. Nomenclature and representation of the structure. Reactions of alkanes, alkenes and alkynes. Stereochemistry: the arrangement of atoms in space, The stereochemistry of addition reactions. Nucleophilic substitution reactions of alkyl halides, Elimination reactions of alkyl halides and compounds with leaving groups other than halogen. Structure, synthesis and reactions of alcohols, ethers and epoxides.


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