Organic Chemistry Best of the Web, Fall of 2012:



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BasicsNomenclatureFree RadicalsResonanceStereochemistryOrganometallicsOxidation and Reduction
ConformationsAlkanesAlkyl HalidesSN1, SN2E1/E2Practice Exams
Diels-Alder reactionEnols and enolates   Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution
Other Organic ReactionsProtecting GroupsSpecial Topics, Jobs in Organic ChemistryConstantsMultimediaNMRChemistry Experiments at Home,  Synthesis Problem Help  Chemistry Blogs and "help boards",






Basics 

 

Alkanes: http://www.organic-chemistry-tutor.com/alkanes

Carbon Geometry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetrahedral_molecular_geometry

Overall: http://www.wyzant.com/Help/Science/Chemistry/

  

 

 

 

Nomenclature

www.angelfire.com/bc2/OrgChem/

www.cem.msu.edu/~reusch/VirtualText/nomen1.htm

eppe.tripod.com/orgtable.htm

  

 

 

 

 

Free Radicals

http://library.tedankara.k12.tr/carey/ch4-4-4.html

http://www.chemguide.co.uk/mechanisms/frmenu.html#top

 

 

  

Resonance

http://faculty.weber.edu/ddavies1/2310%20handouts/resonance.pdf

http://web.chem.ucla.edu/~harding/tutorials/resonance/draw_res_str.html

 

 

 

 

  

Stereochemistry

http://www.stolaf.edu/depts/chemistry/courses/toolkits/247/rvss.htm

http://web.centre.edu/muzyka/organic/jmol10/stereochemistry/RSjmol.htm

 

 

 

Organometallics

http://www.cem.msu.edu/~reusch/VirtTxtJml/alhalrx4.htm

http://www.chem.ucalgary.ca/courses/351/Carey5th/Ch14/ch14-0.html

 

 

 

 

 

Oxidation and Reduction

Great resource: http://chm233.asu.edu/notes/alcohols/alcohols.html

A chapter of a text on it: http://www.chem.ucalgary.ca/courses/351/Carey5th/Ch02/ch2-8.html

Concise: http://www.utdallas.edu/~scortes/ochem/OChem1_Lecture/Class_Materials/17_redox_states_carbon.pdf

Overall, applied to inorganic and organic chem: http://www.chemguide.co.uk/inorganic/redox/definitions.html

 

 

 

Conformations

Ethane: http://www.cem.msu.edu/~cem251/F96/alkane_conformations/cem2.html

Nice Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IMaXR404eA

  

 

 

 

Alkanes

http://www.organic-chemistry-tutor.com/alkenes

http://www.laney.edu/wp/abraham-reyes/files/2011/08/Chapter-12-Introduction-to-Organic-Chemistry-Alkanes1.pdf

  

 

 

 

 

Alkyl Halides

http://www.organic-chemistry-tutor.com/halogenated-derivatives

http://www.scribd.com/doc/30621195/17-Organic-Chemistry-Alkyl-Halides

 

 

 

 

SN1/SN2

http://library.tedankara.k12.tr/carey/ch4-3-1.html

http://www.chem.ucalgary.ca/courses/351/Carey5th/Ch08/ch8-4.html

  

 

 

 

 

E1/E2

http://www.chem.ucla.edu/harding/notes/notes_14D_elimination.pdf

http://www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/reusch/VirtTxtJml/alhalrx3.htm#hal6

  

 

 

 

 

Practice Tests

Comprehensive page: http://www.aceorganicchem.com/exams.html

http://www.jbpub.com/organic-online/quiz.htm

http://chemed.chem.pitt.edu/Jeopardy/organic/index.htm

http://wps.prenhall.com/esm_organic_wade_5/0,5577,348273-,00.html

http://pages.towson.edu/ladon/orgrxs/reactsum.htm   

 

 

 

 

Diels-Alder Reactions

http://www.organic-chemistry.org/namedreactions/diels-alder-reaction.shtm

http://www.chemtube3d.com/Diels-Alder%20-%20Endo%20and%20Exo.html

 

 

 

Enols and Enolates

http://chemistry.umeche.maine.edu/CHY252/Ch22-Rev.html

Nice summary of reactions: http://www.chem.fsu.edu/schwartz/CHM2211/Reactions/enolates/rxns.html

http://www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/reusch/virttxtjml/aldket2.htm

Lots of mechanism info: http://chm233.asu.edu/notes/enols/enols.html

 

  

 

 

 

 

Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution

http://www.chem.ucalgary.ca/courses/351/Carey5th/Ch12/ch12-0.html

http://www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/reusch/virttxtjml/benzrx1.htm

Mechanisms: http://employees.oneonta.edu/knauerbr/226lects/226_aromrxns_lec.pdf

http://web.pdx.edu/~wamserc/C336S00/20notes.htm

 

 

 

Other Organic Reactions

www.organic-chemistry.org/namedreactions/

http://orgchem.chem.uconn.edu/namereact/named.html

http://www.chemlin.de/chemistry/name_reactions.htm

 

 

 

 

Protecting Groups

www.organic-chemistry.org/protectivegroups/

nice summary: http://www.organic-reaction.com/organic-synthesis/protecting-groups/

some moveies with it: http://www.organicchemistry.com/protecting-groups-in-organic-synthesis/

 

 

 

 

Special Topics

Microwave ovens in organic synthesis

 

 

 

 

 

  

Jobs in Organic Chemistry

http://www.organicworldwide.net/jobs/  

 

 

 

 

Constants

pKa's:http://www.chem.wisc.edu/areas/reich/pkatable/

Periodic table: http://www.ptable.com/

  

 

 

 

 

Multimedia

Mechanism Movies:http://www.jbpub.com/organic-online/movies/index.htm

Stereochemistry: http://stream.fas.harvard.edu/ramgen/permanent/chem20/Stereochemistry-oth1.rm

Enolates Movie: http://www.colby.edu/chemistry/OChem/DEMOS/Enolates.html

 

 

 

 

  

NMR

http://www.wfu.edu/~ylwong/chem/nmr/h1/index.html

http://organicchemistryreview.com/spectroscopy.html

  

 

 

 

 

Chemistry Experiments at Home

http://chemistry.about.com/od/homeexperiments/tp/homeprojects.htm

http://www.sciencebob.com/experiments/index.php

http://phlebotomytechnicianschools.com/52-totally-awesome-science-experiments-you-can-do-at-home

http://www.oreilly.de/catalog/9780596514921/chapter/ch04.pdf

 

 

 

 

Synthesis Problem Help

fun interactive: http://www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/reusch/virttxtjml/Questions/MOLEDITOR/synthis4.htm

hard to read, but good concise info http://chemistry.umeche.maine.edu/CHY252/Synthesis.html

 

 

 

 

 

Chem Blogs and "Help Boards"

  

Molecule of the Day: http://scienceblogs.com/moleculeoftheday/

Organic Chemistry Help message board: http://www.chemicalforums.com/index.php?PHPSESSID=173f7657b8a109d6672676f5406f4daf&board=3.0

Organic Prep Daily: http://orgprepdaily.wordpress.com/

My Chemistry Tutor: http://www.mychemistrytutor.com/forums/organic-chemistry/

 

  

 

 

 

 

  

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