Chem 51A. Lecture 17. Organic Chemistry: Ch. 5. Properties of Chiral Compounds (English)

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UCI Chem 51A Organic Chemistry (Fall 2009)
Lec 17. Organic Chemistry -- Properties of Chiral Compounds
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Instructor: James Nowick, Ph.D.

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Description: Fundamental concepts relating to carbon compounds with emphasis on structural theory and the nature of chemical bonding, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, and spectroscopic, physical, and chemical properties of the principal classes of carbon compounds.

Organic Chemistry (Chem 51A) is part of OpenChem: http://ocw.uci.edu/collections/open_chemistry.html
This video is part of a 27-lecture undergraduate-level course titled "Organic Chemistry" taught at UC Irvine by Professor James Nowick.

Recorded November 6, 2009.

Index of Topics:
-2:04    Optical Activity
-6:10    Beer's Law
-10:16    Racemic Compounds
-16:36    Acid-Catalyzed Alkene Hydration
-23:02    Carvone
-26:16    Thalidomide
-31:04    Physical Properties of Enantiomers, Racemates, and Achiral Compounds
-43:06    Optical Purity and Enantiomeric Excess

Required attribution: Nowick, James Ph.D. Organic Chemistry 51A (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine),  http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_51a_organic_chemistry.html. [Access date]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

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