Syllabus | 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.

 

 

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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).
 

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3 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 D,E-unsaturated ketones.
  • Applications of UV  Spectroscopy   in   structure   elucidation   of   simple   organic compounds.

 

 

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Recommended Texts:

  • Morrison, R. T. & Boyd, R. N. Organic Chemistry, Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt. Ltd. (Pearson Education).
  • Silverstein, R.M., G.C. Bassler and T.C. Morrill. Spectroscopic Identification of Organic Compounds.
  • Abraham, R.J., J. Fisher and P. Loftus. Introduction to NMR Spectroscopy.
  • Jag Mohan. Organic Spectroscopy.
  •  Kemp, W. Organic Spectroscopy.
  • Pavia. Organic Spectroscopy.
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