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Course syllabus N414O0_4I - Organic Synthesis (FCFT - WS 2020/2021)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code: N414O0_4I
Course unit title:
Organic Synthesis
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester:
Technical Chemistry - master (semi-compulsory), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
The exam consists of a written test and an oral test for 50 points. To successfully passing the exam, the student must achieve at least 28 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The course in "Organic synthesis" affords fundamentals of organic synthetic strategies, including introduction of functional groups into the molecule and their transformations as well as the mechanistic aspects of the above processes.
Course contents:
Tactics and strategy of organic synthesis. Justification of the study of organic synthesis. Retrosynthetical analysis and synthon approach, basic philosophy of organic synthesis. Rules for synthesis design. "Classical" and "non classical" disconnection's in retrosyntetic analysis. Definition of "synthon" and "synthetic equivalent". General reaction classification: carbon - carbon, carbon - heteroatom bond formation and destruction. Functional group interconversion. Protection and deprotection of functional groups. Multi-step syntheses strategy. Types of target molecules.
Recommended or required reading:
POVAŽANEC, F. -- FLOCH, Ľ. Organická chémia: Základné princípy organickej syntézy. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 1995. 119 p. ISBN 80-227-0773-2.
FUHRHOP, J. -- LI, G. Organic Synthesis . Weinheim: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, 2003. 517 p. ISBN 3-527-30273-5.
COLDHAM, I. -- CARRUTHERS, W. Modern Methods of Organic Synthesis. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 493 p. ISBN 0-521-77830-1.
NANTZ, M H. -- ZWEIFEL, G S. Modern organic Synthesis. An Introduction. Houndmills, England: W. H. Freeman and Company, 2007. 504 p. ISBN 0-7167-7266-3.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
The course is recommended for students in the first year of study in the pogram Technical chemistry, modul: Organic chemistry
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 87

57,5 %
14,9 %19,5 %
5,7 %
2,4 %
0 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Pavol Jakubec, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Štefan Marchalín, DrSc. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification:
20. 4. 2020
prof. Ing. Štefan Marchalín, DrSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Samuel Hraško on 04/20/2020.

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