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Course syllabus N414F0_4I - Physical Organic Chemistry (FCFT - WS 2019/2020)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: N414F0_4I
Course unit title: Physical Organic Chemistry
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (3 credits)
Course contents:
1.Introduction to Structure and Models of Bonding (allowance 10/0)
 
a.orbital, quantum numbers, VSEPR, hybridization, VBT, electronegativity, hybridization effect, dipole moment (2 lessons)
b.polarizability, resonance theory, bond length, MOT, basic symmetry operations, introduction to QMOT, planar methyl (2 lessons)
c.pyramidal methyl, (non-)linear MH2 structures, introduction to perturbation theory, ethane (2 lessons)
d.ethene, formaldehyde, propene, methyl chloride, butadiene, allyl, benzene (2 lessons)
e.carbenium and carbonium ions, carbanions, radicals, carbenes (2 lessons)

2.Thermodynamics and Kinetics (allowance 6/0)
 
a.enthalpy, entropy, Gibbs free energy, transition state theory, isokinetic temperature, kinetic and thermodynamic control, the Hammond postulate (2 lessons)
b.reactions of zero, first and second order, respectively, the Bodenstein kinetic steady state, the Curtin-Hammett principle (2 lessons)
c.isotope effects of hydrogen and carbon, introduction to homogeneous catalysis, general and specific catalysis (2 lessons)

3.Steric and Conformational Properties of Organic Molecules (allowance 3/0)
 
a.molecular strains: Prelog, Baeyer, Pitzer, A-, B-, F-; ortho-effect, steric inhibition of resonance, stereoelectronic effects (2 lessons)
b.Baldwin's rules (1 lesson)

4.Broensted Acidity and Basicity (allowance 2/0)
 
a.basic mathematical equations; the effects of medium, pressure and structure (2 lessons)

5.Nucleophilicity and Electrophilicity (allowance 2/0)
 
a.nucleophilicity - basicity relationship, HSAB, nucleophilicity scales, nucleofugacity, ambident nucleophiles (2 lessons)

6.Solvents (allowance 2/0)
 
a.general categories, the structure of liquids, solvation, an ideal and a real solution, the Hughes-Ingold rules, empirical scales of solvation (2 lessons)

7.Crystalline Racemates (allowance 1/0)
 
a.basic types of crystalline racemates and their properties, binary phase diagrams, interpretation (1 lesson)


Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 01/29/2019.

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