Curriculum | B.Sc (Non- Medical) | Paper-III- (Theory) Organic Chemistry Code;09010309

Paper-III- (Theory) Organic Chemistry Code;09010309

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Alcohols

  • Monohydric alcohols,nomenclature, methods of formation by reduction of aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and esters. Hydrogen bonding. Acidic nature. Reactions of alcohols.
  • Dihydric   alcohols    —   nomenclature,   methods   of   formation, chemical    reactions    of    vicinal    glycols,    oxidative    cleavage [Pb(OAc)4 andHIO4] and pinacol-pinacolone rearrangement.

Epoxides

  • Synthesis of epoxides. Acid and base-catalyzed ring opening of epoxides,
  • Orientation   of   epoxide   ring   opening,   reactions   of Grignard and organo lithium reagents with epoxides.

 

 

The student will be able to understand Nomenclature, Methods of Preparation and properties of Alcohols and Epoxides

 

To cover Nomenclature, Methods of Preparation and properties of monohydric and dihydric Alcohols.

 

 

 

 

 

To cover Methods of Preparation and properties of epoxides

 

Oral Quiz, 
Seminar, Presentation, Class Test, Sessional Exam

 

 

 

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Phenols

  • Nomenclature, structure and bonding. Preparation of phenols, physical properties and acidic character.
  • Comparative acidic strengths of alcohols and phenols, resonance stabilization of phenoxide ion.
  • Reactions of phenols—electrophilic aromatic substitution, Mechanisms of Fries rearrangement, Claisen rearrangement, Reimer-Tiemann reaction, Kolbe’sreaction and Schotten and Baumann reactions.

Carboxylic Acids &Acid Derivatives

  • Nomenclature of  Carboxylic acids,  structure and  bonding,  physical properties, acidity of carboxylic acids, effects of substituents on acid   strength. 
  • Preparation   of   carboxylic   acids.   Reactions   of carboxylic  acids.Hell-Volhard-Zelinsky  reaction.  Reduction  of carboxylic acids. Mechanism of decarboxylation.
  • Structure ,nomenclature and  preparation  of acid chlorides, esters, amides and acid anhydrides. Relative stability of acyl derivatives.
  • Physical   properties, interconversion of acid derivatives by nucleophilic acyl substitution. Mechanisms of esterification and hydrolysis (acidic and basic).

 

 

The student will be able to understand Nomenclature, Methods of Preparation and properties of phenols and carboxylic acids and their derivatives

 

 

Discuss Nomenclature, Methods of Preparation and properties of phenols.

 

 

 

 

Discuss Nomenclature, Methods of Preparation and properties of acids and acid chlorides

 

 

Oral Quiz, 
Seminar, Presentation, Class Test, Sessional Exam

 

 

 

 

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UV Spectroscopy:

  • Absorption    laws     (Beer-Lambert        law), molar    absorptivity, presentation and   analysis   of   UV        spectra, 
  • types   of   electronic transitions, effect  of  conjugation. 
  • Concept  of  chromophore  and auxochrome.   Bathochromic,hypsochromic,   hyperchromic   and hypochromic    shifts.   
  • UV    spectra    of    conjugated    enes    and enones,
  • Woodward-   Fieser   rules,calculation   of max of   simple conjugated dienes and α,β -unsaturated ketones. 
  • Applications of UV  Spectroscopy   in   structure   elucidation   of   simple   organic compounds.

 

 

The student will be able to understand importance of UV spectroscopy in the structural elucidation of Organic compounds

 

Discuss Absorption laws, Types of Electronic transitions, Wood Woodward-   Fieser rules, calculation   of max of   simple conjugated dienes and α,β-unsaturated ketones and applications of UV spectroscopy. 

 

Oral Quiz, 
Seminar, Presentation, Class Test, Sessional Exam

 

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