Physical Organic Chemistry I
The course gives an introduction to the fundamental chemical and physical-chemical methods used in the investigation of the mechanism of organic reaction and covers the following topics: Non-kinetic investigation methods of the mechanism of organic reactions. Energetic conditions of organic reactions. Kinetics of elementary reactions. Kinetics of complex reactions. Transition states of chemical reactions. Structure-reactivity relationships. Isotope effects.
Ferenc Ruff, Imre G. Csizmadia: Organic Reactions: Equilibria, Kinetics and Mechanism, Elsevier Science Ltd. (1994).
Eric V. Anslyn, Dennis A. Dougherty: Modern Physical Organic Chemistry. University Science Books, USA (2006).