Online Videos –

Organic Chemistry –Hydroxy Compounds

These videos of our regular classes are available to our regular class students.

Each lesson is broken up into a few videos. In the description below each video, you can look for the content or question that you would like to view or revisit.

15  Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds (Week 1)
15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 1-1
  • Introduction to alcohols and phenols

  • Classification of alcohols

  • Nomenclature of hydroxy compounds (Q1, Q2)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 1-2
  • Physical properties of hydroxy compounds: boiling points and solubility (Q3, Q4, Q5)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 1-3
  • Preparation of alcohols

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 1-4
  • Acidity of hydroxy compounds

  • Acid-base reactions of alcohols and phenols (Q6, Q7)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 1-5
  • Effects of substituents on the acidity of alcohols and phenol (Q8)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 1-6
  • Chemical reactivity of alcohols

  • Nucleophilic substitution and leaving groups

  • Nu sub with Bronsted-Lowry acids (HX)

  • Mechanism involving creation of a good leaving group (Q9)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 1-7
  • Nu sub with Lewis acids (PCl5, PX3, SOCl2) (Q10)

15  Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds (Week 2)
15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 2-1
  • Elimination reaction – forming alkenes (Q11, Q12)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 2-2
  • Oxidation reactions – forming aldehydes, carboxlic acids, and ketones (Q13)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 2-3
  • Practices (Q14, Q15)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 2-4
  • Practice - elucidation (Q16)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 2-5
  • Condensation reactions – forming esters (Q17)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 2-6
  • Iodoform (tri-iodomethane) test (Q18, Q19, Q20)

15  Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds (Week 3)
15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 3-1
  • Chemical reactivity of phenols

  • Condensation reactions with phenols (Q21)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 3-2
  • Electrophilic substitution reactions with phenols: bromination, nitration

  • Reaction with neutral FeCl3(aq) (Q22)

15 Organic Chemistry – Hydroxy Compounds
Video 3-3
  • Practice - distinguishing test (Q23)

  • Practice -  mechanism (Q24)