OpenChemistry Lecture Videos

Professor Susan King

CHEM 51B: Organic Chemistry

This is the second quarter of the organic chemistry series. Topics covered include: Fundamental concepts relating to carbon compounds with emphasis on structural theory and the nature of chemical bonding, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, and spectroscopic, physical, and chemical properties of the principal classes of carbon compounds.

Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Alkenes Structure and Stability
Lecture 3: Stereochemistry of Elimination Reactions
Lecture 4: Unimolecular Elimination
Lecture 5: E1 Mechanism & Double Elimination
Lecture 6: Alcohols, Ethers, and Epoxides
Lecture 7: Conversion of Alcohols to Alkyl Halides
Lecture 8: Methods for Converting Alcohols to Alkyl Halides
Lecture 9: Reactions of Epoxides
Lecture 10: Electrophilic Addition Reaction
Lecture 11: Addition of Water, Bromine & Chlorine to Alkenes
Lecture 12: Addition of Borane
Lecture 13: Reactions, Synthesis, & Alkynes
Lecture 14: Electrophilic Addition Reactions of Alkynes
Lecture 15: Tautomerization, Oxidation, and Reduction
Lecture 16: Oxidation Reactions
Lecture 17: Green Chemistry
Lecture 18: Radical Reactions
Lecture 19: Stereochemistry of Radical Reactions & Free Radical Oxidation
Lecture 20: Conjugation, Resonance, and Dienes
Lecture 21: Diels-Alder Reaction
Lecture 22: Benzene and Aromatic Compounds
Lecture 23: Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution
Lecture 24: Aromatic Substitution with Carbocation as Electrophiles
Lecture 25: Substituent Effect and Friedal-Crafts Reactions
Lecture 26: Synthetic Applications of Electrophile Aromatic Substitution