NOC:Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry


Lecture 1 - Introduction to Reaction Mechanisms


Lecture 2 - Writing Reaction Mechanisms: Arrow pushing


Lecture 3 - Types of Polar Reactions


Lecture 4 - The Radical Reactions


Lecture 5 - Reaction Co-ordinate Diagrams


Lecture 6 - The Hammond Postulate


Lecture 7 - Kinetic versus Thermodynamic Control


Lecture 8 - Curtin-Hammett Principle


Lecture 9 - An Introduction to Reaction Kinetics


Lecture 10 - Deriving the Rate Laws


Lecture 11 - Distinguishing Reaction Mechanisms Using Rate Laws


Lecture 12 - Methods to Monitor a Reaction


Lecture 13 - The Hammett Equation


Lecture 14 - Linear Free Energy Relationships (LFER)


Lecture 15 - Hammett Plots for Electronic Effects


Lecture 16 - Scales used in Hammett Plots


Lecture 17 - Deviation from Linear Free Energy Relationships


Lecture 18 - LFER for Sterics: The Taft Parameters


Lecture 19 - Solvent Effects - Part A


Lecture 20 - Solvent Effects - Part B


Lecture 21 - Kinetic Isotope Effect


Lecture 22 - Primary Kinetic Isotope Effect


Lecture 23 - Secondary Kinetic Isotope Effect - Part A


Lecture 24 - Secondary Kinetic Isotope Effect - Part B


Lecture 25 - Heavy Atom Isotope Effects


Lecture 26 - Equilibrium Isotope Effects


Lecture 27 - Isotope Labelling


Lecture 28 - Trapping Intermediates - Part A


Lecture 29 - Trapping Intermediates - Part B


Lecture 30 - Trapping Intermediates - Part C


Lecture 31 - Checking for Common Intermediates


Lecture 32 - Catalysis - Part A


Lecture 33 - Catalysis - Part B


Lecture 34 - Specific Catalysis


Lecture 35 - General Catalysis - Part A


Lecture 36 - General Catalysis - Part B


Lecture 37 - Enzyme Catalysis


Lecture 38 - Electrophilic Catalysis


Lecture 39 - Other Types of Catalysis


Lecture 40 - Course Summary