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(Lectures 5 h/week. Assessment: final exam at the end of each term or September)


Tsotinis Andrew Professor, Lougiakis Nikolaos Ass. Professor


The first part of the course is dedicated to the basic principles of Organic Chemistry including:

  • Nomenclature, bonding, electronegativity, tautomerism, inductive and resonance effects and aromaticity.
  • Aspects of stereochemistry, structure and stability of carbocation, carbanion, free radicals and carbenes are discussed.
  • Introduction to spectroscopic methods (IR, UV-VIS, NMR).

The second part includes the systematic study of synthesis and chemical properties of:

  • Saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons.
  • Alkylhalides.
  • Alcohols.
  • Ethers.
  • Carbonylic and organomettalic compounds.