QUIM 6411: Theory of Organic Chemistry I

Description

Study and description of organic reaction mechanisms. Chemical bonding and molecular structure. Hückel and Frontier Molecular Orbital Theory. Woodward-Hoffmann rules. Cycloadditions and electrocyclic reactions. Organic Photochemistry and free radical reactions. Stereochemical principles. Linear free energy relationships. The Hammett equation and transition state theory. Isotopic effects.

Credits

6 credit hours.

Pre-requisites