Foundations of Organic Chemistry

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Foundations of Organic Chemistry

2014

Every living thing on Earth uses carbon as a basic building block. Yet organic chemistry - the study of carbon-containing matter - is feared by many interested learners. Making this field relevant and graspable is the forte of...

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Ron B. Davis Jr.

In This Series

Why Carbon?
Episode 1
Why Carbon?
Structure of the Atom and Chemical Bonding
Episode 2
Structure of the Atom and Chemical Bonding
Drawing Chemical Structures
Episode 3
Drawing Chemical Structures
Drawing Chemical Reactions
Episode 4
Drawing Chemical Reactions
Acid-Base Chemistry
Episode 5
Acid-Base Chemistry
Stereochemistry - Molecular Handedness
Episode 6
Stereochemistry - Molecular Handedness
Alkanes - The Simplest Hydrocarbons
Episode 7
Alkanes - The Simplest Hydrocarbons
Cyclic Alkanes
Episode 8
Cyclic Alkanes
Alkenes and Alkynes
Episode 9
Alkenes and Alkynes
Alkyl Halides
Episode 10
Alkyl Halides
Substitution Reactions
Episode 11
Substitution Reactions
Elimination Reactions
Episode 12
Elimination Reactions
Addition Reactions
Episode 13
Addition Reactions
Alcohols and Ethers
Episode 14
Alcohols and Ethers
Aldehydes and Ketones
Episode 15
Aldehydes and Ketones
Organic Acids and Esters
Episode 16
Organic Acids and Esters
Amines, Imines, and Nitriles
Episode 17
Amines, Imines, and Nitriles
Nitrates, Amino Acids, and Amides
Episode 18
Nitrates, Amino Acids, and Amides
Conjugation and the Diels-Alder Reaction
Episode 19
Conjugation and the Diels-Alder Reaction
Benzene and Aromatic Compounds
Episode 20
Benzene and Aromatic Compounds
Modifying Benzene - Aromatic Substitution
Episode 21
Modifying Benzene - Aromatic Substitution
Sugars and Carbohydrates
Episode 22
Sugars and Carbohydrates
DNA and Nucleic Acids
Episode 23
DNA and Nucleic Acids
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
Episode 24
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
Metals in Organic Chemistry
Episode 25
Metals in Organic Chemistry
Synthetic Polymers
Episode 26
Synthetic Polymers
UV-Visible Spectroscopy
Episode 27
UV-Visible Spectroscopy
Infrared Spectroscopy
Episode 28
Infrared Spectroscopy
Measuring Handedness with Polarimetry
Episode 29
Measuring Handedness with Polarimetry
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Episode 30
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques
Episode 31
Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques
Purifying by Recrystallization
Episode 32
Purifying by Recrystallization
Purifying by Distillation
Episode 33
Purifying by Distillation
Purifying by Extraction
Episode 34
Purifying by Extraction
Purifying by Chromatography
Episode 35
Purifying by Chromatography
The Future of Organic Chemistry
Episode 36
The Future of Organic Chemistry