Courses Code: CHM 102
Course Title: INTRODUCTORY ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Number of unit : 2 Units
Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Chemistry
Tetravalency of carbon. Structure, molecular composition and variety of carbon compounds. Functional group classes of carbon compounds. The chemistry of alkanes and petroleum, alkenes including ozonolysis, alkynes, benzene, alcohols including phenols, aldehydes, ketones, acids, amines and their derivatives. Structure of simple sugars, starch and cellulose, peptides and proteins. Synthetic polymers from various classes of compounds. Mechanisms of reactions discussed in all cases and uses of compounds.
CHM 102 – INTRODUCTORY ORGANIC CHEMISTRY