Introductory IUPAC Organic Nomenclature
Version 3.0 (Revised
- The materials covered here are intended as a programmed introduction to organic nomenclature
and aimed at high school students or first year university general chemistry. A more complete and advanced overview of organic nomenclature is also available suitable for 2nd year
students taking a full year of college organic chemistry.
- The list of
topics shown below will introduce and then step you through an introduction to basic organic nomenclature. It starts off by exploring each of the basic rules that are requried to build up the organic compound names systematically and then works through recognising and naming the functional groups.
- At the end of each section
there are a few practice questions designed to test and expand your knowledge of
the subject through immediate application.
- Some pages use interactive 3D JSMOL images that can be used to help visualise important issues.
- Basic rules
in a name?