C2700 Basic Organic Chemistry

Faculty of Science
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Jaromír Literák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jaromír Literák, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Supplier department: Department of Chemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
( C1601 General and Inorg. Chemistry || C1020 General Chemistry ) && ! C2021 Organic Chemistry I && ! C3022 Organic Chemistry II/1 && ! C3050 Organic Chemistry II && ! NOWANY ( C2021 Organic Chemistry I , C3022 Organic Chemistry II/1 , C3050 Organic Chemistry II )
Knowledge of the general and inorganic chemistry.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Student will be able to work with formula representing constitution and space arrangement of organic molecules. Student will be able to distinguish functional groups in organic compounds and will be capable of writing reaction mechanisms and products of their transformations.
  • 1. Introduction to organic chemistry. Brief history of organic chemistry. Bonding and coordination of atoms in organic molecules. Functional groups. Conjugation and resonance formula. Oxidation number. Classification of organic reactions. Reactions mechanisms in organic reaction.
  • 2. Acidity and basicity. Alkanes and cycloalkanes. Conformation. Introduction to stereochemistry of organic compounds. Representation of spatial arrangement of organic molecules. Introduction to organic nomenclature.
  • 3. Nucleophilic aliphatic substitution and elimination reactions, basic mechanisms.
  • 4. Alkenes and alkynes: addition reactions. Pericyclic reactions.
  • 5. Aromatic hydrocarbons, their derivatives and reactions. Nucleophilic aromatic substitutions.
  • 6. Carbonyl compounds and their reactivity towards nucleophiles and electriphiles. Aldol reactions. Reductive amination. 1,2- and 1,4-Additions.
  • 7. Carboxylic acids and their derivatives. Derivatives of carbonic acid.
  • 8. Alcohols, phenols, ethers, epoxides and their sulfur analogues.
  • 9. Amines and nitro compounds. Organometalic compounds and their reactivity.
  • 10. Radical reactions of hydrocarbons: halogenation and autooxidation.
  • 11. Aminoacids and peptides. Lipids. Carbohydrates. Heterocyclic compounds.
    recommended literature
  • MCMURRY, John. Organická chemie. Vydání první. Brno: Vysoké učení technické v Brně/Nakladatelství VUTIUM, 2015. xix, 1178. ISBN 9788070809303. info
  • LITERÁK, Jaromír. Sbírka řešených příkladů k semináři z organické chemie. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. 307 s. ISBN 9788021058101. info
  • SVOBODA, Jiří. Organická chemie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Vydavatelství VŠCHT, 2005. 310 s. ISBN 8070805617. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Final examination consists of written test and oral examination. Student should gain 60 or more points in written test.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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