CHM 1321/1721

CHM 1321/1721
Midterm 1 and 2 Review Sessions
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Resonance,
Arrow Pushing and
Acid-Base Chemistry

Review Session Details
  • Will cover all topics below and learn through problem solving
  • Learn to draw resonance forms (and be able to identify major and minor structures)
  • Learn to assess/draw electron pushing arrows for acid/base reactions
  • Assessing a lone pair's strength
  • Understand how lone pairs are affected by resonance, electronegativity, atom size, inductive effect and s-character
  • Assessing acidity of various hydrogen atoms
  • Understand how to use pKa to assess acidity
  • Determine the favoured equilibrium direction for acid/base reactions
  • Drawing mechanism arrows for acid/base reactions
  • Draw most dominant charge using pKa and pH
  • All students attending Review Session will receive "Midterm 2 Package" containing past uOttawa Professor midterms!

CHM1321/1721: Resonance, Lone Pair Strength and Acid-Base Chemistry 

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Zoom Session: March 02, 2024 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Buy Recording of Session

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π-Bond
Electrophiles
Reactions

Review Session Details
  • Will cover all mechanisms (and understanding) for pi-bond electrophile reactions through problem solving.
  • Understanding how to use Grignard reagents as nucleophiles
  • Understanding how to use Boron/Aluminum hydrate reagents as nucleophiles
  • Reduction of carbonyls using Boron/Aluminum hydrate reagents
  • Alkylation of carbonyls using Grignard reagents
  • ALL complex mechanism will be simplified into groups and necessary theory will be discussed.
  • All students attending Review Session will receive "Midterm 2 Package" containing past uOttawa Professor midterms!

CHM1321/1721: π-bonds Electrophile Reactions

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Zoom Session: March 03, 2024 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Buy Recording of Session

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Hybridization,
Molecular Orbitals
and drawing LCAOs

Review Session Details
  • All students attending Review Session will receive "Midterm 1 Package" containing past uOttawa Professor midterms! 
  • Understand formal charges, periodic table trends, dipoles and molecular bonds (sigma and pi bonds)
  • Molecular interaction (i.e. hydrogen bonding, Van der Waals forces) to determine boiling and melting points
  • Get a better understanding of atomic and molecular orbitals (this includes drawing bonding, non-bonding and antibonding orbitals)
  • Understand how to identify atom's hybridizations (sp, sp2, sp3 and s)
  • Learn to draw resonance forms in steps
  • Learn to draw chemical formulas using atomic orbitals (i.e. LCAO)

CHM1321/1721: Hybridization, Molecular Orbitals and drawing LCAOs

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Newman Projections,
Chairs and
Stereochemistry

Review Session Details
  • All students attending Review Session will receive "Midterm 1 Package" containing past uOttawa Professor midterms! 
  • Convert condensed chemical formulas into line structure
  • Learn how to Newman Projections in steps
  • Learn to draw and convert between chair conformations in steps
  • Understand more favourable chair conformations via ring strain
  • Learn to switch between line structure and Newman projections
  • Apply Newman projection structure to energy diagrams
  • Stereochemistry of sp3 (R/S) and alkene (E/Z) structures
  • Distinguish between enantiomers, diastereomers and meso compounds
  • Learn how to calculate optical activity and enantiomeric excess

CHM1321/1721: Newman Projections, Chairs and Stereochemistry

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Session Instructor
ABDULLAH AKBAR, PhD
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­As a PhD graduate from the University of Ottawa, he has worked along with many of the CHM 1321/1721 Professors. His lesson plans will always begin with must-know fundamental concepts and end with examples from previous midterms and final exam questions.

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