Structure and Mechanism|
This course will cover several important aspects of traditional and contemporary physical organic and mechanistic chemistry, including frontier molecular orbital theory and pericyclic reactions, organic photochemistry reactive intermediates (carbocations, carbanions, radicals, and carbenes), the thermodynamics and kinetics of organic reactions, and polymer chemistry.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: (CHEM251 AND CHEM252)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CHEM-Track A)(CHEM-Track B)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
The course is taught primarily from lecture notes, which will be uploaded to the course Moodle site following each class. No formal textbook will be required.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Homework problem sets, two take-home exams, and a final exam.
|Instructor(s): Northrop,Brian Hale Times: .M.W.F. 10:00AM-10:50AM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 7||JR major: 7|| || |
|Seats Available: -9||GRAD: 5||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 0||FR: 0|
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