Useful Tutorials for Organic Chemistry Software

In summary, this post shares a variety of tutorials for students majoring in organic chemistry. These tutorials cover different software such as ChemDraw, Chem3D, ChemSketch, MarvinSketch, Chemfinder, and Origin. Each software has its own unique features and capabilities, and the tutorials range from short videos to manuals. These resources can be helpful for students looking to improve their skills in drawing molecules, understanding three-dimensional structures, predicting chemical names, managing databases, and conducting statistical analysis. Other comprehensive chemistry software suggestions are welcome in the comments.
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This is a post sharing some easy to follow tutorials for students majoring in organic chemistry. Hope people in related needs can benefit from this resource.1, ChemDraw Magic - an advanced video lasts less than 15 minutes on drawing molecules faster. As an introduction, the presenter drew Viagra (sildenafil) under 20 sec and after watching the video, how to gain the quick drawing skill will be roughly impressed in mind. Chemdraw is a part of the chemoffice suit, and among the rest, the most commonly applied are Chem3D and Chemfinder.2, Chem3D, suggested by its name, is a tool for three-dimensional structure for compound and can bring more vivid cognition to a chemical. More interestingly, the 3D structure can be displayed in movement with a 360 degree presentation. Here is a serial of tutorial for quick learning-Short Video instruction for chem3D. Every video lasts less than 4 minutes. From easy to advanced, the content gradually increases in difficulty, but in general it would be one of the best way for a quick grasp. Here is a manual for the operation of it. http://www.ch.ic.ac.uk/local/organic/t5_instructions_chem3d.html
3, ChemSketch is also briefly called ACD and can be used to draw both plain and 3D version of structures. The most prominent character of this software is its capability of predicting the names of the chemical with up to 50 atoms and 3 rings. A tutorial-How to draw structures in chemsketch Teens Technology is available.4, MarvinSketch, a part of ChemAxon, can be embedded into Microsoft Office. It’s introduced due to its capability in generating complicated structures. From https://www.chemaxon.com/products/marvin/marvinsketch/ video, a brief knowledge about it can be learned.5, Chemfinder is a database manager and search engine for chemicals. It can be put into application both in Word and Excel files for the managing and searching for chemical structures related documents, spreadsheets, database, and files. However it’s not an independent software, but one incorporated into other softwares. The tutorial is available here-chemfinder guidance.6, Origin is a software for both graphing and analysis. It can be taken advantaged both by beginning learners and advanced professionals, and with easy operation system, no extra effort will be needed to finish the very first task. A short video tutorial for the entrance of this software is recommended-https://www.physicsforums.com/file:///D:/bai/%E5%B7%A5%E4%BD%9C%E7%BB%9F%E8%AE%A1/2016/4%E6%9C%88/articles/Origin%20tutorial%201 .7, Gauss

Gauss is a mathematical and statistical system for computational chemistry. It helps to save time for the learning of computer languages including C++ and FORTRAN as it contains a powerful system that can meet much more complex needs in this aspect. Here is a tutorial for Gauss- Generating Data From a Linear ModelIf there are more comprehensive chemistry softwares with easy access, please share them in comments.
 
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Related to Useful Tutorials for Organic Chemistry Software

1. What are some popular software programs for organic chemistry?

Some popular software programs for organic chemistry include ChemDraw, Spartan, Gaussian, and MarvinSketch.

2. Can I use these tutorials for any level of organic chemistry?

Yes, these tutorials are designed to be useful for students and researchers at all levels of organic chemistry, from introductory courses to advanced research.

3. Are these tutorials specific to a certain operating system?

No, these tutorials are applicable to various operating systems such as Windows, Mac, and Linux.

4. Do I need to have previous knowledge of organic chemistry to use these tutorials?

While some basic understanding of organic chemistry may be helpful, these tutorials are designed to be user-friendly for beginners and experts alike.

5. Can I access these tutorials online or do I need to download them?

Some tutorials may be available online, but most will need to be downloaded onto your computer for use. Make sure to check the instructions for each tutorial before starting.

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