THE CARBON-CARBON TRIPLE BOND - THE CHEMISTRY OF ALKYNES
Text references: McMurry (5th Edition) Chapter 8.
Electronic structure of the carbon-carbon triple bond:
Nomenclature - the systematic rules for naming alkynes:
(1) Find the longest chain of carbon atoms that includes the triple bond - then name as for the corresponding saturated hydrocarbon (alkane) but use the termination -yne rather than -ane: