Organic Chemistry II

Course Information
TitleΟργανική Χημεία ΙΙ / Organic Chemistry II
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000834

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course425

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Carbonyl and related compounds (Aldehydes, Ketones: preparation, properties, nomenclature, characteristic reactions and their mechanisms, characteristic products) Carboxylic acids (Preparation, properties, Derivatives of carboxylic acids: esters, amides, keto-, hydroxyl- carboxylic acids) Thiols and sulfides (Preparation reactions, properties, uses) Amines (Preparation reactions, properties, nomenclature, uses) Amino acids, peptides and proteins (Physicochemical properties, amide bond, synthesis of peptides, characteristic reactions of amino acids and proteins. Protein structure: primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary. Characterization and identification of proteins by chemical and physicochemical methods. Carbohydrates (General, optical isomerism, monosaccharides, stereochemistry of monosaccharides, ring structures, mutarotation, characteristic reactions of monosaccharides, monosaccharides of biological interest e.g. sugars in DNA, RNA, reactions of monosaccharides: oxidation, reduction, effect of acids and bases on monosaccharides, isomerism, Reactions for higher and lower monosaccharides, Derivatives of monosaccharides: glycosides, acids, ethers, acetals). Disaccharides (Main disaccharides reducing and non reducing, nomenclature, reactions) Polysaccharides (Starch, cellulose, glycogen) Aromatic compounds (aromatic behavior, benzene, electrophilic substitution (mono- and di- substituted aromatic hydrocarbons, various products) Derivatives of benzene (phenols, aromatic acids, mixed aldehydes and ketones, amines) Diazonium salts: (substitution reactions, coupling reactions of diazonium salts), Azo dyes Fused aromatic rings (nomenclature, characteristic compounds) Heterocyclic Compounds (aromatic heterocyclic compounds with 5 or/and 6-member ring, nomenclature, preparation). Fused heterocyclic compounds. Heterocyclic compounds of biological interest: purines and pyrimidines Lipids: (fats and oils, Saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, triglycerides, phospholipids) Isoprenes and steroids
Basic organical chemistry reactions, Products, Mechanism and Applications
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. McMurry J., "Οργανική Χημεία", Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, 2012 2. Morrison R.T. and boyd R.N., "Organic Chemistry", Englewood Cliffs, 1992 3. Hendrickson J.B., Cram D.J. and Hammond G.S., "Organic Chemistry", McGraw-Hill, 1970
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