A Level Organic Chemistry Video Lessons
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1. Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Hybridisation of Carbon in Organic Compounds
IUPAC Nomenclature for Organic Compounds
Structural Isomerism, Constitutional Isomerism
Stereoisomerism (Cis-Trans Isomerism and Optical Isomerism)
Determining Oxidation State of Carbon in Organic Compounds
Compare Bond Energy using Hybridisation
Hybridisation of Carbon in Ethene
Deduce Type of Organic Chemistry Reactions
Comparing Boiling Points of Isomers
Optical Isomerism and Non-racemic Mixture
Comparing Carbon-Carbon Bond in Graphite and Diamond
Deduce Optical Activity of Meso Compound
Why is 1,3-dimethylallene Optically Active?
2. Hydrocarbons - Alkanes
Free Radical Substitution Mechanism for Alkanes
Predict Number of Monosubstituted Products for Free Radical Substitution
Deducing Ratio of Monosubstituted Products for FRS
Deducing Propagation Step for FRS of Ethane
3. Hydrocarbons - Alkenes
Alkene Mechanism: How to describe Electrophilic Addition Mechanism for Alkenes
Saytzeff Rule, Zaitsev Rule: How to predict Major Product for Elimination Reaction
Markovnikov Rule and Predicting Alkene Major Product
Strong Oxidation, Oxidative Cleavage of Alkenes
Strong Oxidation of Alkenes - Worked Example
Electrophilic Addition with Aqueous Bromine
Limitation of Markovnikov Rule
Modified Markovnikov Rule
Determine Major Product of Alkene Bromination in conc NaCl
Deduce Major Product for Electrophilic Addition of Propene
Deduce Products for Strong Oxidation of Alkenes
How to Deduce Major Product When Markovnikov Rule Fails
4. Hydrocarbons - Arenes
Benzene Reactions, Arene Reactions, Methylbenzene Reactions
Electrophilic Substitution Mechanism of Benzene
Oxidation of Alkyl Benzene
Position of Substitution of Benzene Substituents
Strong Oxidation of Alkene and Alkylbenzene
Friedel Crafts Alkylation
Halogenoalkane Reactions, Alkyl Halide Reactions, Nitrile Reactions
Nucleophilic Substitution Mechanism of Halogenoalkane or Alkyl Halides
Organic Synthesis via Step Up Reaction
Alcohol Reactions, Phenol Reactions
Triiodomethane or Iodoform Test
Oxidation of Alcohols
Reaction of Alkene and Alcohols - Worked Example
Oxidation of Primary Alcohol to Aldehyde
Comparing Electrophilic Substitution with Different Substituents
Comparing Reactivity of Alcohol and Phenol
7. Carbonyl Compounds
Carbonyl Compounds Reactions, Aldehyde Reactions, Ketone Reactions
Nucleophilic Addition, Carbonyl Compound Mechanism
Test for Carbonyl Compounds
Aldol Addition Reactions
Optical Activity of Nucleophilic Addition Product
8. Acid and Derivatives
Carboxylic Acid Reactions, Acyl Chloride Reactions, Ester Reactions
Comparing Acidity of Organic Compounds
Reaction of Sodium with Organic Compounds
Worked Example Comparing Acidity of Organic Compounds
Why Carboxylic Acids undergo Nucleophilic Substitution instead of Addition
Condensation Polymerisation of Polyesters
9. Nitrogen Compounds
Organic Chem Basicity: How to compare Basicity of Amines, Phenylamines and Amides
Amino Acids and Proteins: How to draw Alpha Amino Acids and Primary Structure of Proteins
Amine, Phenylamine or Aniline and Amide Reactions
Titration Curve of Amino Acid
Compare Basicity of Imidazole, Phenylamine and Amide
Nucleophilic Substitution of Amine
Deduce Amino Acid Structure at Different pH
Deduce Zwitterion and Isoelectric Point of Amino Acids
10. Structural Elucidation Questions
Structural Elucidation 1
Structural Elucidation 2
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