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Harald Stover

CHEMISTRY  2E03  -­‐  INTRODUCTORY  ORGANIC  CHEMISTRY   FALL  2013  COURSE  OUTLINE     CHEM  2E03   Prerequisite:   CHEM  1AA3  or  ISCI  1A24       Antirequisite:     CHEM  2BA3,  2OA3,  2OC3,  CHEM  BIO  2OA3       Please  note:       CHEM  2E03  is  not  a  prerequisite  for  further  courses  in  organic   chemistry     INSTRUCTOR   Dr.  Harald  Stöver  [Office:  ABB  425,  ext.  24983  *email:  [email protected]       *  Please  use  this  email  when  contacting  me  about  personal  matter s.    For  course  content       related  questions,  please  post  them  in  the  appropriate  folder  on  Ave nue.]     OFFICE  HOURS          tba                                                       PLEASE  NOTE:    The  instructor  and  university  reserve  the  right  to  modify  elements  of  the  course  during  the  term.     The  university  may  change  the  dates  and  deadlines  for  any  or  all  courses  in  extreme  circu mstances.    If  either   type  of  modification  becomes  necessary,  reasonable  notice  and  communication  with  the  students  will  be  given   with  explanation  and  the  opportunity  to  comment  on  changes.    It  is  the  responsibility  of  the  student  to  check   their  McMaster  email  and  course  websites  weekly  during  the  term  and  to  note  any  changes.     COPYRIGHT   POLICY:    In  this  course  you  will  have  access  to  material  that  is  subject  to  copyright  laws.    This   includes  (but  is  not  limited  to)  the  textbook,  solutions  manual  and  all  res ources  developed  by  the  instructor  such   as  quizzes,  assignments,  tests,  class  notes  and  class  slides.    You  are  not  allowed  under  any  circumstances  to   share   or   redistribute   this   material   in   any   printed   or   electronic   form   without   explicit   written   consent   of   the   copyright  holder.    This  includes  posting  any  course  material  on  Internet  bulletin  boards,  course  repositories,   social  networks,  etc.     COURSE  DESCRIPTION/OBJECTIVES   Organic   chemistry   is   of   vital   importance   to   many   different   industries   (e.g.,   petrochemic al,   pharmaceutical,   polymer),   where   a   primary   concern   is   the   synthesis   of   new   organic   molecules   and   materials.    Knowledge  of  the  structure,  functionality,  and  reactivity  of  organic  molecules  is  critical  for   the  understanding  of  numerous  chemical  (e.g.,  oil  refining,  and  polymer  synthesis)  and  biological  (e.g.,   enzyme-­‐substrate  interactions,  and  drug  metabolism)  processes.    This  course   will  cover  basic  principles   of  organic  chemistry,  and  upon  completion  of  this  course  you  should  have  an  understanding  of:     Bonding  and  molecules       Functional  groups  and  reactivity     Conformational  analysis     Stereochemistry     Reactions  and  synthesis       Reaction  mechanisms     Synthetic  and  natural  polymers     LECTURES   HSC  1A1  Tu,  We,  Fr  12:30-­‐13:20     TUTORIALS   T01   Tu   10:30  –  11:20     ABB  271       T02   Mo   14:30  –  15:20   ABB  271       T03   Tu   09:30  –  10:20   BSB/120       T04   Mo   09:30  –  10:20   ABB  271     th **Weekly  tutorials  begin  the  we ek  of  September  9 **   Tutorials  are  run  by  teaching  assistants  and  concentrate  on  the  development  of  problem -­‐solving  skills,  in   the  context  of  the  tutorial  questions  provided  each  week .  Tutorials  are  not  mandatory,  but  are  strongly   recommended,  and  attendance  strongly  correlates  with  success  in  the  course .    Every  student  is  assigned   CHEM  2E03  -­‐  Page  1  of  5     to  a  tutorial  section,  but  you  may  attend  additio nal  tutorials  any  day  you  choose.  Seating  is  on  a  first -­‐ come-­‐first-­‐served  basis.       • Tutorial  questions  and  other  resources  will  be   posted   on  Avenue.  Please   print  and  complete  the   questions   before   attending   the   tutorial   session,   so   you   can   clarify   any   misconceptions   and   ask   questions  during  the  tutorial.  Some  but  not  all   Tutorial  solutions  will  be  posted  on  Avenue  at  the   end  of  each  week.       HELP  CENTRE   In  addition  to  tutorials  and  instructor  office  hours,  a   weekly  help  centre  (2hrs/week)  will  be  available  for   students  to  drop  by  and  ask  questions .  Location  and  time  tba.       COURSE  WEBSITE   In  this  course  we  will  be  using  Avenue  ( )  as  the  online  learning  management   system.    To  login  to  Avenue  you  need  to  use  your  MacID. Students  should  be  aware  that,  when  they   access  the  electronic  components  of  this  course,  private  information  such  as  first  and  last  names,  user   names  for  the  McMaster  e -­‐mail  accounts,  and  program  affiliation  may  become  apparent  to  a ll  other   students   in   the   same   course.   The   available   information   is   dependent   on   the   technology   used.   Continuation   in   this   course   will   be   deemed   consent   to   this   disclosure.   If   you   have   any   questions   or   concerns  about  such  disclosure  please  discuss  this  with  the  course  instructor.     Information  about  the  course  (including  class  notes,  tutorial  questions  and  solutions,  etc)  wi ll  be  posted   on  Avenue.  Please  check  Avenue  regularly  for  important  messages  related  to  the  course.  A  discussion   board  will  also  be  avail able  for  you  to  post  your   course-­‐related  questions,  and  answer  questions  from   your  peers.    Please  be  sure  to  post  your  questions  in  the  appropriate  folders.     COURSE  MATERIALS     st Textbook:    Organic  Chemistry,  1 /ed.  by  David  Klein.  The  text  can  be  purchased   alone  or  bundled  with  a   solutions  manual.    It  is  in  your  best  interest  to  read  the  assigned  sections  of  the  text  and  complete  the   assigned  textbook  problems  in  a  timely  manner.    This  will  not  only  help  you  keep  up  with  the  material,   but  will  also  allow  you  to  clarify  any  misconceptions  early  on.       Molecular   Models:     Darling   models   (others   are   also   suitable);   molecular   models   are   strongly   recommended.       Calculator:  THE  ONLY  ACCEPTABLE  CALCULATOR  IS  THE   CASIO  FX  991,  available  at  the  bookstore.  NO   OTHER  CALCULATOR  IS  PERMITTED  DURING  TESTS  AND  EXAMS.     COURSE  CONTENT   An  introduction  to  the  chemistry  of  aliphatic  compounds  with  emphasis  on  nucleophilic  substitution,   elimination,   addition,   and   radical   reactions,   as   well   as   properties   of   the   corresponding   chemical   compounds.  Special  topics  will  include  selected  synthetic  polymers.         *We  will  cover  the  following  chapters:   Chapter       Topic   1       Briefly  reviewed:  Review  of  General  Chemistry   2       Briefly  reviewed:  Molecular  Representations   CHEM  2E03  -­‐  Page  2  of  5     3       Briefly  reviewed:  Acids  and  Bases   4       Briefly  reviewed:  Alkanes  and  Cycloalkanes   5       Stereoisomerism   6       Chemical  Reactivity  and  Mechanisms     7       Substitution  Reactions     8         Alkenes     9       Briefly  reviewed:  Addition  Reactions  of  Alkenes     10       Briefly  reviewed:  Alkynes   11  &  27       Radical  Addition  to  Alkenes  and  Radical  Polymerization   27       Synthetic  Polymers         13       Briefly  reviewed:  Alcohols   20       Briefly  reviewed:  Aldehydes  and  Ketones   21       Carboxylic  Acids  and  Their  Derivatives         • Much  of  the  material   contained  in  Chapters  labelled  “ Briefly  reviewed”  has  been  covered  in   the  McMaster   First  Year  Chemistry  course,  CHEM  1AA3.  This  material  is  assumed  knowledge,  and  will  only  be  reviewed   briefly.     • The  instructor  reserves  the  right  to  modify  elements  of  the  course  and  will  notify  students  in  c lass  and  through   the  course  website  on  Avenue.    Chapter  order  corresponds  to  the  order  that  will  be  covered  in  class.  Not  all   chapters  will  be  covered  in  their  entirety.   The  lecture  notes  posted  on  Aven
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