Nomenclature of Organic Compounds Introduction



Types of Naming System:

  1. Common or Trivial System
  2. IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) System

Common System

This system names the organic compounds on the basis of their source of origin.

IUPAC System

This system names the organic compounds on the basis of their structure. According to the IUPAC system, the name of organic compounds consists of these major parts:

  1. Word root
  2. Suffixes
  3. Prefixes
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