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Organic Chemistry

Objectives

At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain (main concepts):
 
- Spatial and electronic structures of molecules to understand the main reaction
mechanisms and stereochemical consequences.
- Basic reaction mechanisms of chemical reactions of life and industrial organic
chemistry.
The student will be able to:
- Identify key functions and namie chemical compounds.
- Represent the chemical compounds (Newman, Fischer, Cram¿)
- Distinguish the different types of stereo-isomerism: conformational isomerism,
enantiomers, diastereomers, E/Z isomerism... - Analyse the electronic effects
(inductive and mesomeric effects) in a molecule. - Describe the different
classes of reagents and reactive intermediates. - Describe the main reaction
mechanisms encountered in chemistry: radical substitutions on alkanes (SR),
electrophilic additions to alkenes (EI), aromatic electrophilic substitutions (SE),
aliphatic nucleophilic substitutions (SN1 and SN2), elimination (E1 and E2), Reactivity
of carbonyl compounds: nucleophilic addition, acidity of alpha hydrogens.
- Synthesize organic compounds implementing the basic experimental techniques of organic
chemistry.

Needed prerequisite

Chemical bonding / Solution chemistry

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...