CHM 2120/2520

CHM 2120/2520
Midterm 2 Review Sessions.
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$40

3-Hours of tutoring

Elimination Reactions:
E1, E2 and E1cb
(Prof. El-Nachef)

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Previous Midterms Package.
  • Review 1,2-shift and ring expansion (for E1 reactions)
  • Review E1 mechanism and major products
  • Review E2 mechanism 
  • Identifying major products for E2 mechanism
  • Differentiate between a Hoffman and Zaitsev products
  • Understand when to do E1cb reactions
  • Drawing Newman projections/chairs for reactive conformation of E2 reactions
  • Transition states and energy diagrams for E1, E2 and E1cb reactions
  • Protic and aprotic solvent and their impact on rates

CHM2120/CHM2520: Elimination Reactions: E2, E1 and E1cb

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November 04, 2022 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (El-Nachef), Or Buy Recording of Session

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IR and H NMR
Spectroscopy
(Prof. El-Nachef/Flynn)

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Previous Midterms Package.
  • How to read and extract information from IR spectra
  • Learn 1H NMR concepts such as chemical shift, equivalence, integration and multiplicity to common midterm questions
  • How to distinguish molecules using 1H NMR
  • Learn to draw 1H NMR spectra from organic molecules
  • Learn a technique to putting fragments together for final compound identification for 1H NMR
  • Practice questions on IR and 1H NMR from past midterms!

CHM2120/2520: IR and 1H NMR Spectroscopy

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November 12, 2022 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Flynn), Buy Recording of Session (El-Nachef), Buy Recording of Session (Flynn)

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Carbonyl
Chemistry
(Prof. Flynn)

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Previous Midterms Package.
  • π-bond electrophile properties: molecular orbitals and reactivity
  • Assessing reactivity of π-bond electrophile
  • Ranking leaving groups for carbonyls
  • Lesson will help you draw electron pushing mechanism for π-bond electrophiles in basic and acidic conditions.
  • This includes the following reactions: Gringard reactions, NaBH4/LiAlH4 reductions, cyanohydrides, saponification, transesterification, amide formation, imines, acetals, transesterification, hydrolysis and amide formations.
  • Where does the equilibrium favour for carbonyl reactions
  • Learn all that's needed regarding reductive amination

CHM2120/2520: Carbonyl Chemistry

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November 13, 2022 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Flynn), Or Buy Recording of Session

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Midterm 1 Review Sessions.

$40

3-Hours of tutoring

Fundamentals and
Organic I Review

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Previous Midterms Package.

  • Get a better understanding of atomic and molecular orbitals (this includes drawing bonding, non-bonding and antibonding orbitals)
  • Learn to draw resonance forms (and be able to identify major and minor structures)
  • Comfortably switch between chairs, Newman projections, and line structures
  • Stereochemistry of sp3 (R/S) and alkene (E/Z) structures
  • Learn acid-base chemistry by understanding pKa and how to assess the acidity
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa!

CHM2120/2520: Fundamentals and Organic I Review

$40.00

  • Get a better understanding of atomic and molecular orbitals (this includes drawing bonding, non-bonding and antibonding orbitals)
  • Learn to draw resonance forms (and be able to identify major and minor structures)
  • Comfortably switch between chairs, Newman projections, and line structures
  • Stereochemistry of sp3 (R/S) and alkene (E/Z) structures
  • Learn to become an expert with acid-base chemistry by understanding pKa and how to assess the strength of a lone pair
  • Many examples from midterms/exams administered at uOttawa!
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SN and E Reactions
(Prof. El-Nachef)

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Previous Midterm Package
  • Drawing energy diagrams and transition states
  • Relating energy diagrams to rate of reaction
  • Carbocation properties and stability
  • 1,2-shifts for carbocations
  • Evaluating various leaving groups (L.G.)
  • Making OH groups into L.G.
  • SN1/E1 mechanism breakdown into simple steps
  • Drawing SN1 and E1 molecular orbitals
  • SN1/E1 stereochemistry
  • SN1/E1 and solvent effects on rate
  • SN2 mechanism and stereochemistry
  • Review how to make and react with epoxides
  • E2 mechanism and number of products
  • Drawing and understanding molecular orbitals for SN2/E2 reactions
  • Projecting SN2/E2 reactions in anti-periplanar (APP) reactive conformation
  • Strong versus weak nucleophiles
  • SN2/E2 and solvent effects on rate
  • Differentiating between reactions: E1/SN1 vs. SN2/E2
  • Questions from past midterms given by current professors

CHM2120/2520: SN and E Reactions (Prof. El-Nachef)

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  • Full understanding of how to use/draw energy diagrams and transition states
  • Learn to differentiate between a base and a nucleophile
  • Understand carbocations and when to do a 1,2-shift
  • How to tell if you have a leaving group for SN and E reactions
  • SN1 and E1 mechanism specifics
  • Solvents and rates for SN1 and E1
  • Many examples from midterms/exams administered at uOttawa!
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SN and E Reactions
(Prof. Flynn)

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Previous Midterm Package
  • Drawing energy diagrams and transition states
  • Relating energy diagrams to rate of reaction
  • Carbocation properties and stability
  • 1,2-shifts for carbocations
  • Evaluating various leaving groups (L.G.)
  • Making OH groups into L.G.
  • SN1/E1 mechanism breakdown into simple steps
  • Drawing SN1 and E1 molecular orbitals
  • SN1/E1 stereochemistry
  • SN1/E1 and solvent effects on rate
  • SN2 mechanism and stereochemistry
  • Review how to make and react with epoxides
  • E2 mechanism and number of products
  • Drawing and understanding molecular orbitals for SN2/E2 reactions
  • Projecting SN2/E2 reactions in anti-periplanar (APP) reactive conformation
  • Strong versus weak nucleophiles
  • SN2/E2 and solvent effects on rate
  • Differentiating between reactions: E1/SN1 vs. SN2/E2
  • Questions from past midterms given by current professors

CHM2120/2520: SN and E Reactions (Flynn)

$40.00

  • E2 mechanism and which beta-Hydrogen to select (Hoffman vs. Zaitsev product)
  • Projecting E2 reactions in their most stable conformation
  • Differentiating between reactions: E2 vs. E1/SN1
  • Solvents and rates for E2
  • Simplifying the mechanism for oxidation of alcohol and knowing how to use the reagents appropriately
  • Many examples from midterms/exams administered at uOttawa!
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Session Instructor
ABDULLAH AKBAR, PhD
Abdullah is a top-rated tutor with 8+ years of teaching experience.
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­As a recent PhD graduate from the University of Ottawa, he has worked along with many of the CHM 2120/2520 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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