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Topics and Learning Outcomes

  • Representations of Molecular Structure
    •  determine the geometry and hybridization state for each carbon, nitrogen and oxygen atom in a molecule
    •  interconvert the structural and stick formula and stick representations of a molecule
    •  convert a stick structure into a molecular formula
    •  recognize and name the functional groups in a molecule
  • Alkanes
    •  name simple alkanes using IUPAC nomenclature
    •  draw structures from IUPAC names
    •  distinguish between conformational and configurational isomers of alkanes

Textbook and eBook References

  • Representations of Molecular Structure - Chapters 5 and 16
  • Alkanes - Sections 16.2 and 16.4
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Lecture Notes, Tutorial Worksheets & Answers and Suggested Exam Questions

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ChemCAL and iChem Resources

Representations of Molecular Structure Alkanes
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Contributed Links and Resources

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Representations of Molecular Structure -  
  Structural principles  
 
Tags: stick structures  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
 
  Drawing organic molecules  
 
Description: tutorial on the various ways that organic molecules can be represented on paper
Tags: stick structures | structural formulae  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
 
  Drawing organic molecules  
 
Description: draws the organic structure based on the systematic name
Tags: nomenclature | systematic name | stick structures  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
 
  Degree of unsaturation calculator  
 
Description: Calculates the number of double bonds in a structure from its formula (or vice versa)
Tags: unsaturation  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
 
  Representing organic structure  
 
Description: Converting between condensed and stick structures
Tags: stick structures | structural formulae  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
 
Alkanes -  
  Brackets in molecule names  
 
Description: How to deal with brackets in organic compound names - always something people have difficulty with
Tags: nomenclature | brackets | names  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
 

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