PC 102 – Organic chemistry I

Course lecturer :

Ass. Prof. Dr. Omaima Gaber and Ass. Prof. Dr. Ola Rizk

Course assistant :

Course objectives :

The prime objective of this course is to provide student with basic knowledge in the field of organic chemistry. The course also aims to enlighten students with the physical and chemical characters of organic compounds their properties, reactions and methods of identification. The course also aims to help the student to acquire skills to give proper nomenclature for organic compounds with special reference to drugs. The course includes practical tuition helping the student to identify organic compounds of different nature.

Course description :

1. Saturated hydrocarbons (Alkanes). 2. Unsaturated hydrocarbons containing double bond (Alkenes). 3. Unsaturated hydrocarbons containing triple bond (Alkynes). 4. Alkyl halides. 5. Stereochemistry. 6. Alcohols and ethers

Course assessment :

Assessment Form Grades % c1. Mid-term exam 40 20% c2. Practical exam &Course Work 40 20% c3. Interactive learning 20 10% c4. Final written exam 100 50%

Recommended text books :

b1. R. T. Morison and R. N. Boyd. Organic chemistry, sixth edition, 1998. b2. Fessenden and Fessenden, Organic chemistry, 6th Edition, 1998. b3. Vogel\’s practical organic chemistry, 5th Edition 1989. b4. I.L Finar, Organic chemistry, Vol. I, II sixth edition, Longmans 1985. b5. T.W. Graham Solomons, Fundementals of organic chemistry, fifth edition, John Wiley and Sons 1997.

Recommended refrences :

c1. Fundamentals of organic chemistry, by T.W. Graham Solomons 10th edition, John Wiley and Sons, 2013.