I am happy to bring to you the ‘joy of organic chemistry’, if you would rather remain the same as you are right now and not enjoy the delights of organic chemistry then please accept my apologies and stop reading now. If on the other hand you want to enjoy organic chemistry and improve your grades then please carry on reading. For those of you who are unable to decide if organic chemistry is important to you, I suggest you read the following story.
We will start with reduction and oxidation in organic chemistry, then we move onto the carbonyl group, then you get alkyl halides (SN2, SN1, E2 and E1 chemistry), alkenes, aromatics and some organic synthesis.
We will start with oxidation and reduction of alcohols and carbonyl groups, then we will move onto carboxylic acids, esters and related topics. I have discussed how headache pills, biodiesel and paint all relate to carboxylic acid chemistry here (This is the best thing for you to read).
For the SN2 chemistry lesson please see here.
For SN1 chemistry please see here.
Those of you who are having trouble with orbitals please try looking here, this is a orbital zoo which is run by a british chemist (Mark Winter) where you can look at many different orbitals.
This page is new, but in the future as we go through the first year organic class at Chalmers new content will be added for your enjoyment and enlightenment. I hope in the near future to add content to all the topics so please come back and take a second look every now and then. If you like this page then please tell me and your friends, if you hate this page then please also tell me (but no abusive hate mail please)