Department of

Organic Chemistry I



Develop an understanding of basic concepts of stereochemistry, develop the ability in solving problems associated with E/Z and R/S nomenclature of stereoisomers, develop the ability in solving problems involving specific rotation and optical purity of enantiomers, develop understanding of structure reactivity relationships of organic molecules, develop the ability to understand the kinetics, stereochemical course and solvent effects of SNreactions ,develop the ability to write mechanisms of SN1, SN2, E1, E2 and addition reactions, develop an understanding of reactivities of aliphatic compounds containing various functional groups, develop an understanding chemistry of conjugated dienes and benzenoid compounds and develop ability in predicting aromaticity of unsaturated cyclic compounds according to Huckel’s rule.

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Dr. (Mrs.) Chandani Ranasinghe (