Course: Chemical Nomenclature 2

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Course title Chemical Nomenclature 2
Course code OCH/CHN2
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Cankař Petr, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Development of chemical nomenclature, nomenclature principles, basic structures, substituent, trivial, semisystematic, and systematic name. 2.-3. Nomenclature rules 4. Basic Hydrides 1 5. Basic Hydrides 2 6. Characteristic Functional Groups 7. Organo-, halogeno-, nitro-, nitroso-, azo-, diazo-, and azido compounds, amines and imines, hydroxy compounds and their derivatives and analogs 8. Aldehydes, ketones, and their derivatives and analogs 9.-10. Carboxylic Acids and related functional groups 11. Radicals and ions, isotopic modified compounds 12. Stereochemical descriptors, differences in czech and english nomenclature 13.-14. Nomenclature practise Chemical nomenclature of organic compounds: alkanes and cycloalkanes, alkynes, aromatic compounds, Halogen derivatives, Hydroxy derivatives, Inorganic acid esters, Nitro compounds, Organo metallic compounds, Carbonyl derivatives, Carbohydrates (aldoses, ketoses, trioses, tetroses, pentoses, hexoses), Carboxylic acids, Function derivatives of carboxylic acids, Substituted derivatives of carboxylic acids, Heterocyclic compounds.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
Aim of this course is to introduce students into principles of nomenclature of organic compounds.
Discuss chemical nomenclature and explain terminological rules.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

Student have to prove knowledge of basic principles of organic nomenclature.
Recommended literature
  • 1. R. Panico, W. H. Powell, J. C. Richer: Průvodce názvoslovím organických sloučenin, Academia (1993). 2. Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry, Sections A, B, C, D, E, F and H; 1979 Edition (The Blue Book), IUPAC, Pergamon Press, Oxford, (1979). 3. A Guide to IUPAC Nomenclature of Organic Compounds, Recommendations 1993, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford-London- Edinburgh-Boston- Melbourne-Paris-Berlin-Vienna. 4.

Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Science Bioinorganic Chemistry (1) Chemistry courses 1 Summer
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Faculty of Science Biophysics (2015) Physics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Science Bioorganic Chemistry and Chemical Biology (2016) Chemistry courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Science Nanomaterial Chemistry (2016) Chemistry courses 1 Summer