Module Outline

A basic understanding of systematic nomenclature is an important part of appreciating organic chemistry.

Why use Nomenclature?
Ethane, Ethene, Ethyne
The Alkanes
The Alkenes
Origins of Nomenclature
Branched molecules
Numbering Branches
Cis and Trans Isomers
Functional Groups
Don't Bother Trying
How about this one?
Trivial Nomenclature has a Place
Nomenclature Self-Test