Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Definition of organic compounds and classifications Students read pages 1-10 from the textbook
2 Structures of alkanes and their properties Students will read pages 136 - 164 from the textbook
3 Alkenes and alkynes Students will read pages 334 - 381 from the textbook
4 Methane, petroleum, benzene an octane number Prepare a maximum of 4 pages report
5 Aromatics Students will read pages 817 - 838 from the textbook
6 Alcohols and phenols Students will read pages 564 - 594 from the textbook
7 Biological importance of alcohols and phenols Students will read pages 564 - 594 from the textbook
8 Aldehydes and ketones Students will read pages 915 - 939 from the textbook
9 Carboxylic acids and their derivatives Students will read pages 979 - 1019 from the textbook
10 Amines Students will read pages 1089 - 1126 from the textbook
11 Synthetic polymers Students will read pages 1268 - 1286 from the textbook
12 Lipids and detergents Students will read pages 1230 - 1257 from the textbook
13 Carbohydrates Students will read pages 1139 - 1169 from the textbook
14 Amino acids, peptides and proteins Students will read pages 1182 - 1203 from the textbook

Sources
Textbook Klein, D.R., "Organic Chemistry", John Wiley and Sons, 2012.
Additional Resources Burrows A., Parsons A., Price G., Pilling G., Holman J., 2009, Introducing Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry, Oxford press.