CQU7008 – STRUCTURE AND REACTIVITY OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS I

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LEVEL: Master and Doctorate

CREDITS: 4

MAIN TOPICS: Structural formulae of organic compounds. Valence bonding and atomic connectivity. Electronic distribution. Geometry and conformation of molecules and conformational analysis. Introduction to Molecular Orbital (MO) Theory. Fundamentals of stereochemistry. Delocalization and conjugation. Acidity and basicity of organic compounds. Reaction intermediates.

RECOMMENDED LITERATURE:

CLAYDEN, J.; GREEVES, N. J.; WARREN, S. Organic Chemistry. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

FLEMING, I. Molecular Orbitals and Organic Reactions, Student Edition. Weinheim: Wiley, 2009.

CAREY, F. A.; SUNDBERG, R. J. Advanced Organic Chemistry. 5th ed. Berlin: Springer, 2007.

SOLOMONS, T. W. G.; FRYHLE, C. B.; SNYDER, S. Organic Chemistry. 11th ed. Weinheim: Wiley, 2013.