Chemistry


Chemistry

Mechanistic Chemistry

In this course, Dr Danny Allwood (Sheffield Hallam University) talks to us about the various mechanisms we encounter in organic chemistry at A-level. We begin by (i) introducing free radical substitution and its mechanism of reaction; then (ii)...

4 lectures

0:20:27

Dr. Danny Allwood

Sheffield Hallam University

Chemistry

Dynamic Equilibrium

In this course, Professor Karl Haushalter of Harvey Mudd College introduces the topic of dynamic equilibrium, a unique state of a chemical reaction with unique properties. Understanding these properties is central to optimising industrial...

6 lectures

1:01:03

Prof. Karl Haushalter

Harvey Mudd College

Chemistry

Atomic Structure and Mass Spectrometry

In this course Professor James McCullagh (Oxford University) lectures on atomic structure and mass spectrometry, and how the two fields of research have been woven together for decades. What is an atom, and what is made of? These were the...

7 lectures

0:41:14

Prof. James McCullagh

Oxford University

Chemistry

Aromatic Chemistry

In this course we learn about a unique type of organic molecule: aromatic compounds. There are countless examples of aromatic compounds used in medicine, biotechnology, dyes, explosives and many other areas where chemicals are used. Therefore,...

5 lectures

0:18:19

Dr. Danny Allwood

Sheffield Hallam University

Chemistry

Polymer Chemistry

In this short course, Dr Danny Allwood (Sheffield Hallam University) introduces polymers: long-chain compounds, often with hundreds if not thousands of atoms in one chain. We begin by (i) talking about addition polymers, compounds often formed...

3 lectures

0:12:40

Dr. Danny Allwood

Sheffield Hallam University

Chemistry

Alkanes and Haloalkanes

In this course, Professor Karl Haushalter (Harvey Mudd College) introduces alkanes to us, a fundamental type of hydrocarbon often used in research and industry. We begin by: (i) introducing the key characteristics of alkanes, and the process of...

6 lectures

0:37:21

Prof. Karl Haushalter

Harvey Mudd College

Chemistry

NMR Spectroscopy

In this course, Dr Danny Allwood (Sheffield Hallam University) introduces the concept of NMR spectroscopy, a ubiquitous analytical tool used in all fields of chemistry to determine the structure of compounds. We start by: (i) investigating two...

6 lectures

0:31:24

Dr. Danny Allwood

Sheffield Hallam University

Chemistry

Biomolecules

In this course Prof. Sabine Flitsch introduce biomolecules. What do we mean when we say ‘biomolecule’, and what kinds of biomolecules exist? Modern research spans biomolecules of all sorts, and we introduce: (i) the classes of biomolecules that...

4 lectures

0:24:04

Prof. Sabine Flitsch

Manchester University

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