CHM 328 Course Synopsis

Courses Code: CHM 328

Course Title: MECHANISMS OF ORGANIC REACTIONS

Number of unit : 2 Units

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Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Chemistry

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COURSE SYNOPSIS
Fundamental concepts:  Acids and Bases.  Investigation of reaction mechanism by kinetic and non-kinetic metnods.  Energy profile.  Theory of reaction rates.
Displacement reaction:  Nucleophilic substitution at saturated carbon atom (SNI and SN2 mechanisims). Neighbouring group participation and molecular re-arrangements in electron deficient systems.  Wagener-Meerwein transformation rearrangement to an aromatic nucleus. Wittig, Benzilic, Favorskii, Claisen and Benzidine rearrangements. Electrophilic Nucleophilic substitution reactions in aromatic system (Mechanisms of the reactions.  Elimination reactions (E1 and E2 mechanism).

CHM 328 – MECHANISMS OF ORGANIC REACTIONS

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