SPCH 009 : Basic Organic Chemistry

SPCH 009 : Basic Organic Chemistry

  • course description:

    This course introduces the basic concepts of organic chemistry for attendees, which is essential for working in petroleum and petro chemical industries. The topics covered gives thorough knowledge about the structure, properties and uses of different industrially important organic compounds.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Recognize the impact of organic chemistry on life.
    - Recognize some of the most common organic functional groups.
    - Illustrate the concept of bonding and draw & name organic structures.
    - Learn the chemistry of some industry-related organic compounds.
    - Examine some of the most important instruments used to purify characterize organic compounds.

  • Course outlines:

    - Introduction.
    - Functional Groups and classes of organic compounds.
    - Bonding and drawing structures.
    - Chemistry of Hydrocarbons; Chemistry of alcohols and phenols.
    - Chemistry of thiols and sulphides.
    - Identification and characterization of organic compounds.

  • practical aspects of the course:

    - Analyze and determine the functional group present in an organic compound.
    - Determine the physical properties of an organic compound.

  • who should attend?

    - R&D scientists.
    - Laboratory supervisors.
    - Process Engineers.
    - Laboratory chemists.
    - Laboratory technicians.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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