Organic Materials Chemistry

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Organic Materials Chemistry

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Materials Science Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisites & Class Requirements
    General Chemistry

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Objectives
    This course is designed to acquire the basic knowledge of organic chemistry for synthesizing functional organic materials. The students are expected to understand the principles of nomenclatures, basic organic reactions, and properties of the chemical groups needed for synthesizing functional organic materials.

    General Introduction

    Introduction: Functional Organic Materials

    Structures and Properties of Organic Molecules

    Alkane, Alcohols, Alkyl halide

    Alkene, Alkyne

    Alcohols, Ether, Phenols

    Aldehydes, Ketones

    Carboxylic Acids/Amines

    Nucleophilic Substitution

    Protection/Deprotection in Organic Synthesis


    Post-polymerization Modifications

    Functionalizations of Materials Surfaces


Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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