The course aims at providing the students with the fundamentals of organic chemistry (classes of organic compounds and reactions). Connections of organic compounds to environment and society will be highlighted, especially regarding arts
Expected learning outcomes
Understanding of the chemical properties and reactivity of aliphatic and aromatic organic compounds
Lesson period: Second semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)
- Structure and properties of organic molecules - Polarity - Alcanes - Alkyl halogens: nucleophilic substitution reactions. Carbocations - Alkenes: addition reactions - Alkines - Alcohols and ethers - Aldehydes and ketones - Carboxylic acids and derivatives - Aromatic compounds - Amines - Carbohydrates - Aminoacid and proteins - Nucleic acids - Heteroaromatic compounds - Light, organic and inorganic dyes.
Prerequisites for admission
It is suggested to have a good knowledge in General and Inorganic Chemistry
Teaching in classroom including organic chemistry exercises
An organic chemistry textbook. The student can choose one of the following: - W. H. BROWN Introduction to Organic Chemistry - J. McMURRY Fondamentals of Organic Chemistry - L. G. WADE Fondamentals of Organic Chemistry
Assessment methods and Criteria
The final exam is a test consisting of both organic chemistry questions and excercises to verify the acquired knowledge.