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Introductory Organic Chemistry II

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune and NPTEL via Swayam


This course focuses on organic chemistry, the chemistry of carbon and carbon compounds. Stemming from the Introductory Organic Chemistry I, this course builds important concepts in chemistry of organic compounds and their reactions. This course will cover important functional groups such as carboxylic acid and derivatives, carbonyl compounds, enols and enolates etc. Other important topics include rearrangement reactions, conjugate additions and stereochemistry of addition reactions. In short, welcome to a course explaining the molecular basis of chemistry around you.INTENDED AUDIENCE : Second and third year B.Sc. students; first year M.Sc. studentsPREREQUISITES : Introductory Organic Chemistry I is a prerequisite. This course has content for several competitive exams as well.


Week-1: Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers and Epoxides, Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives
Week-2: Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution Week-3: Stereochemistry and Addition to double bonds
Week-4: Carbonyl Chemistry and Addition to Carbonyl groups
Week-5: Enols and Enolates: Aldol and related reactions
Week-6:Enols and Enolates: Aldol and related reactions
Week-7: Conjugate Additions, Acylation of Enol/enolates
Week-8: Rearrangements

Taught by

Prof. Harinath Chakrapani, Prof. Neeraja Dashaputre

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