University Chemistry ›› 2020, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (7): 130-141.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX201906039

Special Issue: 有机化学课程与实验教学

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Discussion on Key Points in Teaching "Nomenclature of Organic Compounds 2017" of Chinese Chemical Society

Yue Shen1,*(), Xiaorui Li2   

  1. 1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, P. R. China
    2 College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, Xi'an 710021, P. R. China
  • Received:2019-06-19 Accepted:2019-08-19 Published:2019-08-29
  • Contact: Yue Shen E-mail:shenyue1213@hust.edu.cn

Abstract:

This paper compared the "Nomenclature of Organic Compounds 2017" of Chinese Chemical Society with the 1980 edition. The concept, meaning as well as the importance in nomenclature of organic compounds of parent hydride and characteristic group are clarified by giving examples. The principles and methods to identify the parent hydride and major characteristic groups for nomenclature of organic compounds are summarized. The general steps for nomenclature of various organic compounds are clarified. The practice of "Nomenclature of Organic Compounds 2017" of Chinese Chemical Society is explained with examples.

Key words: Organic chemistry, Nomenclature, Parent hydride, Characteristic groups, Teaching

MSC2000: 

  • G64