5.12 Organic Chemistry I

As taught in: Spring 2003

Acid-catalyzed hydration of propene.

Acid-catalyzed hydration of propene. (Image courtesy of Sarah Tabacco.)




Dr. Sarah Tabacco

Prof. Barbara Imperiali

Course Features

Course Description

5.12 is an introduction to organic chemistry, focusing primarily on the basic principles to understand the structure and reactivity of organic molecules. Emphasis is on substitution and elimination reactions and chemistry of the carbonyl group. The course also provides an introduction to the chemistry of aromatic compounds.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.