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Alkanes, cycloalkanes, and functional groups

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Representing structures of organic moleculesNaming simple alkanesNaming alkanes with alkyl groupsCorrection - 2-propylheptane should never be the name!Common and systematic naming: iso-, sec-, and tert- prefixesNaming alkanes with ethyl groupsAlkane with isopropyl groupOrganic chemistry naming examples 2Organic chemistry naming examples 3Naming a cycloalkaneNaming two isobutyl groups systematicallyOrganic chemistry naming examples 4
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Alkane and cycloalkane nomenclature IAlkane and cycloalkane nomenclature IIAlkane and cycloalkane nomenclature IIIBicyclic compoundsNaming cubaneHeats of combustion of alkanes
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Newman projectionsNewman projections 2Conformations of ethaneConformational analysis of ethaneConformational analysis of propaneConformational analysis of butaneNewman projection practice 1Newman projection practice 2
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Chair and boat shapes for cyclohexaneDouble Newman diagram for methylcyclohexaneStability of cycloalkanesConformations of cyclohexaneDrawing chair conformationsMonosubstituted cyclohexaneDisubstituted cyclohexanePolysubstituted cyclohexane
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Functional groupsMore functional groupsIdentifying functional groups

About this unit

The properties of organic molecules depend on the structure, and knowing the names of organic compounds allow us to communicate with other chemists. We'll be learning about different aspects of molecular structure, including common functional groups and conformations.