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Organic Chemistry

Course Code :1054FBDFAR
Study domain:Chemistry
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:90
Credits:10
Study load (hours):280
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Hans De Winter

3. Course contents *

  • Introduction to the organic chemistry: electronic structure and binding
  • Acids and bases
  • Nomenclature, physicochemical properties and structural representation (conformations)
  • Electrophilic addition reactions, stereochemistry and electron delocalisation:
  • Isomerisation
  • Alkenes: structure, nomenclature and electrophilic addition reactions
  • Alkynes: structure, nomenclature and electrophilic addition reactions
  • Electron delocalisation, pKa and stability
  • Substitution and elimination reactions:
    • Substitution reactions on alkylhalides, alcohols, ethers, epoxides and amines
    • Elimination reactions on alkylhalides, alcohols, ethers, epoxides and amines
  • Organometalics
  • Radical reactions
  • Compounds with a carbonyl functionality:
    • Carbonic acids and carbonic acid derivatives
    • Reactions of aldehydes and ketones
    • Reactivity of the alpha-carbon of carbonyl functions