Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 7. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. KOKA10 overlaps following cours/es: KOK050. Compulsory for: W2. Course coordinator: Professor Ulf Nilsson,, Bioorganic Chemistry. Recommended prerequisits: KOO08, KOO081 or KOOA01. Assessment: To pass the reading course the student must pass a written final exam or continuous examination . To pass the laboratory course is required that all labs are accredited. In order to be allowed to experiment, the student must be approved in a security interrogation. Parts: 2. Home page:

The aim of the course is to give basic knowledge in organic chemistry.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

The course discuss basic organic compounds classes such as alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, alkyl halides, ethers, amines, aromatic compounds, and carbonyl compounds. Basic concepts, such as nomenclature, isomery, and physical properties, are discussed and used in the course part concerning reactivity. The mechanisms of important reactions, such as substitutions, additions, reductions, oxidations, eliminations, and rearrangements, are used to explain chemical reactions.

In laboratory experiments provides a deeper comprehension of organic reactivity, ability to follow simpler experimental descriptions under supervision in order to analyze and synthesize organic compounds, and the ability to search and assess information concerning the risk aspects of chemical compounds and reactions.

An important aspect is to be able to draw clear drawings of organic molecules and organic reactions and describe organic reactions, orally and in writing. The importance of organic chemistry in the society and in the environment is emphasized all through the course.

Ellervik, Sterner, Organisk kemi, Studentlitteratur 2007, ISBN 978-91-44-03721-9.
Compendium: Organisk kemi


Code: 0108. Name: Organic Chemistry, Theory.
Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: For a passing grade the student must pass a written final exam or continuous examination.

Code: 0208. Name: Organic Chemistry, Practical.
Higher education credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: For a passing grade the student must pass the practical laboratory course part. Contents: Passed reports. Passed safety and nomenclature exam is required prior to laboratory work.