This page lists the learning units from the topic "Alkenes" in a reasonable order with regard to contents.
Alkenes and Cycloalkenes
Introduction to Alkenes 30 min.
This learning unit is the first short introduction to the family of alkenes.
Alkenes: Introduction 15 min.
This learning unit gives an overview over alkenes, their occurence, importance and nomenclature.
Alkenes: Properties 20 min.
This learning unit gives an overview over physical properties of alkenes. Bonding, hybridization and molecular orbital model of alkenes are explained.
Cycloalkenes 15 min.
This learning unit gives an introduction to cycloalkenes, their physical properties and their synthesis.
Alkenes: Reactions 15 min.
This learning unit gives an overview over reactions of alkenes and their synthesis.
Introduction to the hydrogen halide addition to alkenes.
Hydrogenation of Alkenes 30 min.
Short introduction to the hydrogenation of alkenes.
The addition of halogens to alkenes, its mechanism, and its stereochemistry are described in detail.
Hydration of Alkenes 45 min.
In this learning unit the synthesis of alcohols by addition of water to alkenes is described. Possibilities to control the regioselectivity of the hydration of alkenes are explained.
Industrial Importance of Alkenes 30 min.
Several applications of alkenes in the chemical industry are described.