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Reactivity in Organic Chemistry (ROC)

Vak 2014-2015

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Core course in MSc Chemistry – Chemical Biology, elective course MSc Chemistry, MSc Life Science and Technology

Description

The course provides the theoretical background necessary for in-depth understanding of the organic reaction mechanisms. The course will focus on the thermodynamics and kinetics as applied in organic chemistry, the theory of transition state and the role of stereo-electronic factors and conformational equilibrium for the product distribution in organic reactions.

Literature

Clayden, Greeves & Warren, Organic Chemistry, 2nd edition, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-19-927029-3

Assessment method

Written exam

Expected Background

Organic Chemistry II