Nomenclature Problems

This site offers a collection of nomenclature problems, organized by class and type. Click on a subject to open a page in which you may elect to write a name for a given formula or draw a formula for a given name. All names follow IUPAC rules.

Alkanes & Cycloalkanes
Alkenes & Alkynes I
Alkenes & Alkynes II
Aromatic Compounds
Aldehydes & Ketones
Carboxylic Acids & Derivatives
Assorted Problems

This script written by William Reusch, Dept. of Chemistry, Michigan State University. Please send comments and corrections to
JME Molecular Editor v2002.05 by: by Peter Ertl