Organic Chemistry II
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Course title in Estonian
Orgaaniline keemia II
Course title in English
Organic Chemistry II
ECTS credits
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lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
Kert Martma (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
The aim of this course is the disquisition of theoretical branches of study in organic chemistry.
Brief description of the course
Chemical bonds and molecular structure. Electron effects: induction, conjugation and resonance. Mesomeric structures. Aromaticity. Hetero-aromatic compounds. Electrophilic substitution reactions of aromatic compounds, rules of orientation. Stereochemistry. Configuration and conformation. Optical Activity. Chirality. Acid-based characteristics of organic compounds. Redox reactions in organic chemistry. Element- and metallo-organic compounds. a-Substitution and condensation. Reactions of carbonyl compounds. Nucleophilic substitution. Reactions of carboxylic acid derivatives. Bifunctional carboxylic acids (hydroxy-, oxy- and amino acids). High molecular organic compounds (polymers). Biopolymers.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has an exhaustive knowledge of the substance classes of organic compounds, reactivity and mechanisms, is able to solve the problems of the reactivity;
- is able to independently read and understand the modern scientific literature about organic chemistry;
- is able to understand the relationships between organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry and biochemistry;
- is able to use the knowledge about the organic chemistry in before mentioned disciplines.
MSc Helene Tigro
Prerequisite course 1