University of Calgary

CHEM 357 - Industrial Organic Chemistry for Engineers - Winter 2024

The hybridization of the carbon atom and covalent bonding. Typical reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes and industrial applications. Substitution; halogenation, nitration and oxidation of aromatic hydrocarbons; polymerization and industrial applications. Functional groups and their reactions; oxidation, reduction, addition and elimination reactions, and industrial applications.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1T)


  • Chemistry 209 or Engineering 204; or Chemistry 201 or 211, and 203 or 213.


  • Credit for Chemistry 357 and any of 351, 353 or 355 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2025.
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