Chemistry 201 - Organic Reaction Mechanisms I

Professor: David Van Vranken, Ph.D

Professor, Chemistry

School of Physical Sciences

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Course Information

  • Prerequisites: Chemistry 130A-B-C or 131A-B-C or Equivalent
  • Available: Now
  • Format: Mixed Studio and Video Lecture
  • License: CC-BY-SA 3.0
  • Lecture Topics:
    • Advanced treatment of basic mechanistic princuples of modern organic chemistry
    • Molecular orbital theory
    • Orbital symmetry control of organic reactions
    • Aromaticity
    • Carbonium ion chemistry
    • Free radical chemistry
    • The chemistry of carbenes and carbanions
    • Photochemistry
    • Electrophilic substitutions
    • Aromatic chemistry

Readings

Fleming Molecular Orbitals and Organic Chemical Reactions. John Wiley&Sons: New York, 2009.