CQU7014 – ORGANIC REACTION MECHANISMS

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LEVEL: Master and Doctorate

CREDITS: 4

MAIN TOPICS:

Kinetic and thermodynamic principles for the determination of organic reaction mechanisms. Experiments related to the elucidation of mechanisms. General principles of catalysis. Reactive intermediates and their identification in reaction mechanisms.

RECOMMENDED LITERATURE:

ANSLYN, E. V.; DOUGHERTY, D. A. Modern Physical Organic Chemistry. California: University Science Books, 2006.

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

ISAACS, N. Physical Organic Chemistry. 2nd ed. London: Longman, 1995.

SMITH, M. B.; MARCH, J. Advanced Organic Chemistry: Reactions, Mechanisms and Structure. 7th ed. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2013.

BRUCKNER, R.; HARMATA, M. Organic Mechanisms: Reactions, Stereochemistry and Synthesis. Heidelberg: Springer, 2010.

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

CARROL, F. A. Perspectives on Structure and Mechanism in Organic Chemistry. 2nd ed. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2011.

SINGH, M. S. Reactive Intermediates in Organic Chemistry: Structure, Mechanism, and Reactions. Weinheim: John Wiley & Sons, 2014.

MOSS, R. A.; PLATZ, M. S.; JONES, M. J. (eds). Reactive Intermediate Chemistry. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2004.

Specialized scientific journals such as Chemical Reviews, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Organic Chemistry, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Organic Letters, Tetrahedron, Tetrahedron Letters, Chemical Society Reviews, Chemical Communications, Chemistry – A European Journal, European Journal of Organic Chemistry, Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, and other journals of interest in Organic Chemistry.