• Chemistry
  • Year 12

Nomenclature of Organic Compounds

approx. 6 hrs

6 topics

40 concepts

Learn about the structures and names of a wide variety of Organic Compounds and master Senior Chemistry.

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The Nomenclature of Organic Compounds Program encompasses IUPAC naming conventions and structural formulae for alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids, amines, amides and halogenated organic compounds. 

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 6 topics, broken down into 40 concepts.

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

  • Intro to Organic Chem 4 concepts

    1. Why is Carbon so Special?

    2. IUPAC Nomenclature

    3. The Diversity of Carbon Compounds

    4. Organic Chemistry

  • Naming Alkanes 7 concepts

    1. Nomenclature of Branched Alkanes

    2. General Formula of Alkanes

    3. Alkanes

    4. Hydrocarbons

    5. Nomenclature of Alkanes with Different Branches

    6. Nomenclature of Alkanes with Identical Branches

    7. The First Ten Alkanes

  • Naming Alkenes and Alkynes 5 concepts

    1. Alkynes

    2. Nomenclature of Geometric Isomers

    3. Nomenclature of Alkenes

    4. Alkenes

    5. Nomenclature of Alkynes

  • Naming Organic Compounds 18 concepts

    1. Nomenclature of Amides

    2. Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Alcohols

    3. Amines

    4. Carboxylic Acids

    5. Esters

    6. Identifying Functional Groups

    7. Nomenclature of Amines

    8. Nomenclature of Esters

    9. Nomenclature of Alchols

    10. Nomenclature of Carboxylic Acids

    11. Nomenclature of Aldehydes and Ketones

    12. Nomenclature of Haloalkanes

    13. Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Amines

    14. Haloalkanes

    15. Amides

    16. Functional Groups

    17. Aldehydes and Ketones

    18. Alcohols

  • Structural Isomers 5 concepts

    1. Functional Group Isomers

    2. Chain Isomers

    3. Isomers

    4. Positional Isomers

    5. Structural Isomerism

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