DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
AC 603 ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (3L+1P) I
To teach stereochemistry, mechanisms of stereospecific and streoselective reactions, reagents in organic synthesis, elucidation of structure of organic compounds.
Stereochemistry, Cohn-Ingold-Prelog rules. Inductive, inductomeric, mesomeric and electromeric effects, Walden inversion, asymmetric synthesis, optical resolution, racemic modification.
Reaction mechanisms – substitution, elimination, addition and condensation reactions.
Important name reactions and rearrangements.
Synthetic reagents and their applications.
Protective groups in organic synthesis.
Photochemistry, pericyclic reactions and sigma tropic rearrangement.
Friedal craft reaction (Alkylation/Acylation), Aldol/Claisen Schmidt reaction, Pechmann condensation/Perkin reaction, Methylation, acetylation, elimination, Oxidation, reduction, hydrolysis, Acid chlorides, amides, esters, Characterisation of Organic compounds (NMR and IR spectroscopy)