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CHEM233 INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC CHEMISTY

Course Code: 2340233
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 2(2-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Chemistry
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BURHAN LEM TRKER
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2340106
Set 2: 2340107
One of the sets above should be completed before taking CHEM233 INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC CHEMISTY .

Course Content

(For Chem Students)
An introduction to Organic Chemistry. A short summary of chemical bonds, Lewis structures, formal charge, resonance, atomic and molecular orbitals, hybridization of organic molecules and geometries. Representative carbon compounds: functional groups. Fundamental principles of Organic reactions. Nomenclature and conformational analysis of Alkanes. The course emphasizes Stereochemistry and ionic reactions i.e. nucleophilic substitution and elimination reactions.
Prerequisite: CHEM 106