Organic Chemistry




Robert C. Neuman, Jr.

Professor of Chemistry, emeritus

University of California, Riverside


Book Chapters





I.  Foundations

1. Organic Molecules and Chemical Bonding

2. Alkanes and Cycloalkanes

3. Haloalkanes, Alcohols, Ethers, and Amines

4. Stereochemistry

5. Organic Spectrometry


II.  Reactions, Mechanisms, Multiple Bonds

6. Organic Reactions (Not yet Posted)

7. Reactions of Haloalkanes, Alcohols, and Amines. Nucleophilic Substitution

8. Alkenes and Alkynes

9. Formation of Alkenes and Alkynes. Elimination Reactions

10. Alkenes and Alkynes. Addition Reactions

11. Free Radical Addition and Substitution Reactions


III.  Conjugation, Electronic Effects, Carbonyl Groups

12. Conjugated and Aromatic Molecules

13. Carbonyl Compounds. Ketones, Aldehydes, and Carboxylic Acids

14. Substituent Effects

15. Carbonyl Compounds. Esters, Amides, and Related Molecules


IV.  Carbonyl and Pericyclic Reactions and Mechanisms

16. Carbonyl Compounds. Addition and Substitution Reactions

17. Oxidation and Reduction Reactions

18. Reactions of Enolate Ions and Enols

19. Cyclization and Pericyclic Reactions (Not yet Posted)


V.  Bioorganic Compounds

20. Carbohydrates

21. Lipids

22. Peptides, Proteins, and a-Amino Acids

23. Nucleic Acids


Copyright 1992-2013 by Robert C. Neuman, Jr.