Organic Chemistry (NS 207)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Natural Sciences(NS)
4
8.00 / 7.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Serkan Ünal serkanunal@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Undergraduate
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Formal lecture
Interactive
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CONTENT

The physical and chemical properties and reactions of organic compounds such as saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons, alcohols, phenols and carboxylic acids. Also part of the "core course" pools for the BIO, MAT degree programs.

OBJECTIVE

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LEARNING OUTCOME

Draw Lewis structures and resonance structures.
Write and interpret structural formulas.
Predict 3D structure of molecules using the VSEPR model and molecular orbital theory
Recognize major functional groups
Understand the correlation between properties of functional groups and intermolecular forces
Classify molecules as acids and bases
Show the mechanisms of basic organic reactions using curved arrow notation.
Name simple organic molecules according to the IUPAC law
Compare the relative energies of organic molecules using conformational analysis
Understand basics of stereochemistry
Understand basics of organic reaction mechanisms such as SN1/SN2, E1/E2
Describe the interplay of the conditions that can promote SN1/SN2, E1/E2 reactions
Plan the synthesis of basic organic molecules using starting materials


ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 30
Midterm 25
Participation 10
Other 35

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Textbook

Organic Chemistry, T. W. Graham Solomons, Craig B. Fryhle, Scott A. Snyder, 11th edition, Wiley

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