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Naming alkanes, cycloalkanes, and bicyclic compounds
Do you speak the language of organic chemistry? Nomenclature running rings around you? Feel like the victim of a vicious cycle? In this tutorial, we will learn how to be fluent in naming alkanes, cycloalkanes, and bicyclic compounds.
Using IUPAC rules to name linear, branched, and cyclic hydrocarbons
Correction: 2,2,6,6,7-pentamethyloctane is the correct name. I put a dash instead of a comma between the 6 and the 7 on the video.
Practice naming hydrocarbons with branches and rings. Also discusses classification of carbons: primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary carbons.
How to name bicyclic compounds. Numbering the chain and Identifying bridgehead carbons.
Systematic naming of cubane.
How to use heats of combustion to compare the stability of isomeric alkanes