Details of CH3102 (Autumn 2016)

Level: 3 Type: Theory Credits: 3.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
CH3102 Organic Synthesis Debasish Haldar,
Supratim Banerjee

1. Reactions involving nucleophilic carbon intermediates: Carbonyl chemistry synthesis and reaction in details (including name reaction such as Aldol, Cannizaro, Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley, Acyloin condensation, Perkin, Kneoevenagel, Claisen, Dickmann, Benzoin, Benzil, Demzanov, etc.

2. Concepts of aromaticity: Structural, electronic and energy criteria for aromaticity, Huckels rule, antiaromaticity, Monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, Effects of electron withdrawing and electron donating groups on reactivity: synthesis and reactions of (a) Aromatic halogen compounds (b) aromatic nitro compounds, (c) aromatic amino compounds (d) aromatic diazo compounds (e) phenols and quinones (f) aromatic alcohols, aldehyde and ketones, (g) aromatic acids (h) aromatic sulphonic acids, (h) polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons.

3. Chemistry of aromatic and aliphatic heterocyclic compounds: Heterocyclic compounds synthesis and reaction in details including (a) furan (b) thiophene (c) pyrrole (d) indole (e) pyrazoles (f) pyridine (g) quinoline (h)isoquinoline (i) imidazoles (j) diazines.

4. Oxidation and reduction of functional groups: Details of reagents and conditions for multifunctional organic compounds: selectivity of reagents for oxidation and reduction.

1. Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry, by Peter Sykes, 6$^th $ Edition.

2. Advanced Organic Chemistry: Reactions, Mechanisms, and Structure, by Jerry March, 5$^th $ Edition.

3. Organic Chemistry, by J. Clayden, N. Greeves, S. Warren and P. Wothers.

4. Organic Chemistry, by I.L. Finar, Longmans, vol. 1 & 2, 4$^th Edition

Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 1 Core
2 IP 3 Not Allowed
3 IP 5 Not Allowed
4 MR 1 Not Allowed
5 MR 3 Not Allowed
6 MS 5 Core
7 RS 1 Not Allowed
8 RS 2 Not Allowed