Organic Chemistry


Environmental and Biological Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - NI n.º1417|EAB|ESTT|2011

5.5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL


Basics on the properties of chemical elements and bonding.

Acquisition of knowledge on the structure, bonding and reactions in organic molecules. Introduction to reaction mechanisms and its
representation. Study of the main categories of monofunctional
organic compounds.

1 ? Structure and bonding in organic molecules.
2 ? Reactants and reactions in organic chemistry.
3 ? Electronic approach of the reactions and intermediates.
4 ? Hydrocarbons: structure, physical properties, nomenclature, reactivity and reactions.
5 ? Other organic compounds: structure, physical properties,
nomenclature, reactivity and reactions.

Evaluation Methodology
Mid-term theoretical tests; laboratory essays; written laboratory test; final theoretical examination.

- Vollhardt, P. e Schore, N. (2006). Organic Chemistry: Structure and Function. New York: W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
- Tomé, A. (2010). Introdução à nomenclatura dos compostos orgânicos. Lisboa: Escolar Editora
- Carey, F. (2006). Organic Chemistry. New York: McGraw-Hill International

Method of interaction
Theoretical classes. Practical classes with problem solving. Laboratory classes involving synthesis, purification and analysis of organic compounds.

Software used in class