Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018
Western Main Campus

Chemistry 4483A/B

ELUCIDATION OF ORGANIC AND BIOORGANIC MECHANISMS


Techniques for diagnosing and testing mechanisms of chemical reactions, with an emphasis on organic and bioorganic examples: kinetics, activation parameters, Bronsted catalysis law, Hammett and Taft relations, Marcus Theory, kinetic isotope effects, solvent effects. An introduction to pericyclic reactions with a discussion of aromaticity and orbital symmetry.

Prerequisite(s): Chemistry 3373F.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: CHEM

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