Course Code : ABF 101

Course Title : Organic Chemistry

Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 2 – 2

Course Description:Introduction. Nomenclature of organic chemistry. Classification of organic reactions (S nU Sn2, El, E2). Conformation ofmolecules- stereochemistry (enantioisomers, diastereoisomers, racemates, asymmetric syntheses). Spectroscopy (UV- vis spectroscopy,IRspectroscopy, NMR spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy). Saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons (properties and reactions of alkanes, alkenesand alkynes, organometallic compounds). Carbonyl compounds (properties and reactions of aldehydes, ketones, acids, esters, and amides).Lipids(glycerol derivatives, prostaglandins and prostacyclines). Nitrogen- containing compounds (amines, aminoacids, peptides, and proteins). Purines,pyrimidines and nucleic acids. Aromatic compounds. Sugars (oligo and polysaccharides). Vitamins, hormones, terpenes, and steroids. The courseincludes lectures and laboratory exercises.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

  1. Organic Chemistry by Jonathan ClaydenNick GreevesStuart WarrenPeter Wothers Paperback, 1536 pages Published August 1st 2000 by Oxford University Press,

  2. Organic Chemistry 4th Edition by Smith , Textbook ISBN 978-0-0-7340277-2

  3. Organic Chemistry Author: K. Peter C. Vollhardt, Neil Eric Schore.

Course Evaluation:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory.