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Course unit
SCN1036085, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
SC1169, Degree course structure A.Y. 2018/19, A.Y. 2019/20
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Degree course track Common track
Number of ECTS credits allocated 10.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 4
Department of reference Department of Chemical Sciences
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge MARCELLA BONCHIO CHIM/06
Other lecturers MAURO CARRARO CHIM/06

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines CHIM/06 Organic Chemistry 4.0
Core courses CHIM/06 Organic Chemistry 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Practice 1.0 10 15.0 No turn
Laboratory 3.0 36 39.0 3
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Start of activities 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2018 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Prerequisites: Fundamental Organic Chemistry Courses
Target skills and knowledge: Design and Predicting Organic Reactivity
Examination methods: written text with a follow-up oral assessment
Assessment criteria: The student comprehension and acquired knowledge in the field will be evaluated by considering the application of concepts and techniques to solve complex problems
Course unit contents: 1. Reactivity, Kinetics, and Mechanisms, Energy Surfaces and Kinetic Analyses; Experiments Related to Thermodynamics and Kinetics
2. Bonding and Structures of Reactive Intermediates,Solvent and Solution Properties,Binding Forces, LFER analysis and substituent effect
3.General Principles of Catalysis, Forms of Catalysis and Enzymatic catalysis
4. Organic Reaction Mechanisms and selected class of reactions
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: lectures and laboratory practice course with highly connected themes and tailored experimental work to further consolidate the learning objectives
Additional notes about suggested reading: lecture slides and personal notes
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Anslyn, Eric V.; Dougherty, Dennis A., Modern physical organic chemistryEric V. Anslyn, Dennis A. Dougherty. Sausalito: University Science Books, --. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Carey, Francis A.; Sundberg, Richard J., <<A: >> Structure and mechanismsFrancis A. Carey and Richard J. Sundberg. New York etc.: Kluwer, Plenum, --. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Smith, Michael B., March╩╝s advanced organic chemistryreactions, mechanisms, and structureMichael B. Smith. Hoboken: Wiley, 2012. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Problem based learning
  • Case study
  • Working in group
  • Questioning
  • Problem solving

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Affordable and Clean Energy Responsible Consumption and Production Climate Action