CH221 Organic Chemistry I

Organic Chemistry I (2018)

Instructors한순규 (Sunkyu Han, CH221B, sunkyu.han@kaist.ac.kr), office hours: Wed 14:00-15:30, Fri 14:00-15:30, E6-4 #4102. In addition to regular office hours, appointments can be made via emails.
Teaching Assistants
이상현 (Sanghyun Lee, brory2000@kaist.ac.kr), 전진원 (Jinwon Jeon, chistar@kaist.ac.kr)

Course Description: This course covers the structure and reactivity of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, alcohols, and aromatic species.

Textbook: “Organic Chemistry” 5th Ed. by Janice Gorzynski Smith

Supplementary Textbook“Organic Chemistry” 9th Ed. by John McMurry.

Class: TTh 10:30-12:00

Class Lecture Hall: E11 (Creative Learning Building) Terman Hall.

Practice Class
- Selected practice problems and concepts from the class will be discussed.
- Interactive Q&A sessions.

Class A (TA: Sanghyun Lee): Wed 19:00-20:00. TBA (students with odd number student ID)

Class B (TA: Jinwon Jeon): Thr 19:00-20:00. TBA (students with even number student ID)

Grading Policy
  • Exam 1: 30%
  • Exam 2: 30%
  • Exam 3: 30%
  • Attendance: 10%
         Total 100%

Exam Schedule
There will be no make-up exams! (Please adjust your schedule in advance)
  • Exam 1: 04/03, 10:30 am, E11 room# 211, Chapters 1.6, 2-7, 16.1-16.9.
  • Exam 2: 05/03, 10:30 am, E11 room# 211, Chapters 1.6, 2-12, 16.1-16.9 with an emphasis on chapters 8-12.
  • Exam 3: 06/14, 09:30 am, E11 room# 211, Chapters 1.6, 2-12, 15-18 with an emphasis on chapters 15-18.
Course Schedule

Week

Date

Chapters

Contents

1

02/27

3

Introduction to Organic Molecules and Functional Groups, No Class on Mar. 01

2

03/06,08

1.6,16.1-9

Resonances

3

03/13,15

2,4

Acids and Bases, Alkanes,

4

03/20,22

5,6

Stereochemistry, Understanding Organic Reactions,

5

03/27,29

7

Alkyl Halides and Nucleophilic Substitutions

6

04/03,05

8

Exam 1, Alkyl Halides and Elimination Reactions,

7

04/10,12

9

Alcohols, Ethers, and Epoxides Alkenes

8

04/19 (class at 09:30 am)

10

No Class on Apr. 17, Alkenes (2h 15min class)

9

04/24,26

11,12

Alkynes, Oxidation and Reduction

10

05/01,03

TA’s Q&A Session on May 01, Exam 2

11

05/08,10

15

Radical Reactions

12

05/15,17

16

Conjugation, Dienes, Diels-Alder Reaction

13

05/24

17

No Class on May 22, Benzene and Aromatic Compounds

14

05/29,31

17, 18

Benzene and Aromatic Compounds, Reaction of Aromatic Compounds

15

06/05,07

18

Reaction of Aromatic Compounds

16

06/14

Exam 3


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