Advanced Organic Chemistry OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Advanced Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Class

Published Feb 03, 2009

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This free, online version of 'Advanced Organic Chemistry' is offered as a part of MIT's OpenCourseWare initiative. This course is intended for students looking to build upon the fundamentals of organic chemistry, through further study of organic reaction mechanisms, free radicals and stereochemistry. This undergraduate-level class is intended for any students interested in Chemistry or related fields.

Advanced Organic Chemistry: Course Specifics

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Advanced Organic Chemistry: Course Description

Designed as a high level examination of the many aspects of Organic Chemistry, 'Advanced Organic Chemistry' covers topics including reaction dynamics and isotope effects. An in-depth investigation of organic reaction mechanisms is conducted in this OpenCourseWare, with an emphasis placed upon the applications of chemical structural theory. Taught at MIT by Professor Mohammad Movassaghi, this undergraduate-level course presents students with a study of reactive intermediates, such as carbanions and free radicals. A basic foundation in organic chemistry fundamentals is recommended to students looking to get the most out of this class. This course forms part of the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree program at MIT and is offered through the Department of Chemistry.

Extensive lecture notes, exams with solutions, course assignments and reading lists are all available fore free online. To learn more, visit the organic chemistry course page.

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