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Lectures (Video)

Introductory Organic Chemistry

Course Summary

This course is based on CHEM 125: Freshman Organic Chemistry, Fall 2008 made available by Yale University: Open Yale under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license.
This is the first semester in a two-semester introductory course focused on current theories of structure and mechanism in organic chemistry, their historical development, and their basis in experimental observation. The course is open to freshmen with excellent preparation in chemistry and physics, and it aims to develop both taste for original science and intellectual skills necessary for creative research.

Reading Material

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Course Material

1. Quantum Mechanics for Chemistry

Other Resources

1. Organic Chemistry
Joseph M. Hornback, Organic Chemistry Edition 2, Publisher: Cengage Learning, 2005,ISBN 9780534389512
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2. Organic chemistry
Thomas N. Sorrell, Organic chemistry, Edition 2, Publisher: University Science Books, 2006, ISBN 9781891389382
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3. Lectures on organic chemistry
Cuross Bakhtiar, David T. Hardy, Lectures on organic chemistry, Publisher: Imperial College Press, 1997, ISBN 9781860940538
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