Reactions of Carboxylic Acids, Esters, Amides, & Nitriles. 
Reactions of Carboxylic Acids, Esters, Amides, & Nitriles.
by UC Irvine / James Nowick
Video Lecture 9 of 19
Copyright Information: Nowick, James S. Organic Chemistry 51C (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), [January 27, 2015]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License (
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Lecture Description

Recorded on May 1, 2012

Index of Topics:

0:56-Esters and Carboxylic Acids Reactivity
9:29-Fischer Esterification
16:41-Fischer Esterification Mechanism
29:52-Hydrolysis of Esters
37:27-Amides and Nitriles
53:36-Making Acid Chlorides
58:11-Making Amides
1:01:33-Nitriles and LiAlH4 and other Organometallic Reagents

Course Index

Course Description

This is the third quarter course in the organic chemistry series. Topics covered include: Fundamental concepts relating to carbon compounds with emphasis on structural theory and the nature of chemical bonding, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, and spectroscopic, physical, and chemical properties of the principal classes of carbon compounds.

Organic Chemistry 51C is part of OpenChem.


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