Organic Chemistry OpenCourseWare: A Free MIT Graduate Study Organic Chemistry Course

Published Jun 30, 2009

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's free 'Organic Chemistry' OpenCourseWare covers the basics of the chemistry of carbon. This course is designed for students pursuing a bachelor's in chemistry.

Organic Chemistry: Course Specifics

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Organic Chemistry: Course Description

The Department of Chemistry at MIT in Cambridge, MA, offered this course covering the basics of organic chemistry. Students review bonding, resonance, molecular orbital theory, acidity, sterochemistry and hybridization, The course then looks at various types of reactions, including free radical, elimination and substitution. The chemistry of various organic compounds, such as carbonyl, alcohol and aromatic, is investigated next.

This OpenCourseWare includes a syllabus, lecture handouts, problem sets, exams and a full download of the course material. Those interested in this free course should visit the organic chemistry course page.

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