Nomenclature - Basic principles
  • Introduction to nomenclature
  • Root word
  • Identify the root words for the given organic compounds.
  • Primary suffixes
  • Secondary suffixes
  • Identify the suffix
  • Name organic compounds having suffix.
  • Prefixes
  • Identify/name the prefixes
  • Name carbon compounds with a prefix
Rules of nomenclature
  • Number the carbon atoms in a chain (Rule 1 and 2)
  • Name the compound with a prefix or a suffix
  • Naming carbon compounds including both prefix and suffix
  • Name compounds with both prefix and suffix.
  • Name carbon compounds with multiple substituent groups
  • Name compounds with multiple substituent groups