Hours per week
Objectives of the course (preferably expressed in terms of learning outcomes and competences): To become familiar with organic structures and chemical reactions.
Course contents: Introduction to the basic principles of general and organic chemistry (atomic structure, types of chemical bonds, acids and bases, stereochemistry). Nomenclature, structure, properties and reaction mechanisms of organic molecules (alkanes, cycloalkanes, alkenes, alkyl halides, benzene, alcohols, ethers, epoxides, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids). Brief introduction to spectrometry (mass spectrometry, infra red, nuclear magnetic resonance).