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BIOS Instant Notes in Organic Chemistry : Instant Notes (Taylor & Francis) - Graham Patrick

BIOS Instant Notes in Organic Chemistry

Instant Notes (Taylor & Francis)


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Instant Notes in Organic Chemistry, Second Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts-an ideal revision checklist-followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams.

.."."The author has done a nice job of condensing a massive amount of material into a compact package." ." vol 7, no 12 -E-Streams, December 2004

Structure and Bonding Atomic structure of carbon
Covalent bonding and hybridization. sp Hybridization. sp Hybridization. sp Hybridization
Bonds and hybridized centers
Alkanes and CycloalkanesDefinition
Drawing structures
Functional GroupsRecognition of functional groups
Aliphatic and aromatic functional groups
Intermolecular bonding
Properties and reactions
Nomenclature of compounds with functional groups
Primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary nomenclature
StereochemistryConstitutional isomers
Configurational isomers - alkenes and cycloalkanes
Configurational isomers - optical isomers
Conformational isomers
Nucleophiles and ElectrophilesDefinition
Charged species
Neutral inorganic species
Organic structures
Reactions and Mechanisms
Reactions Mechanisms
Acid-base Reactions
Bronsted-Lowry acids and bases
Acid strength
Base strength
Lewis acids and bases
Alkenes and Alkynes Preparation
Electrophilic addition to symmetrical alkenes
Electrophilic addition to unsymmetrical alkenes
Carbocation stabilization
Reduction and oxidation of alkenes
Hydroboration of alkenes
Electrophilic additions to alkynes
Reduction of alkynes
Alkylation of terminal alkynes
Conjugated dienes
Aromatic Chemistry
Preparation and properties
Electrophilic substitutions of benzene
Synthesis of mono-substituted benzenes
Electrophilic substitutions of mono-substituted aromatic rings
Synthesis of di- and tri-substituted benzenes
Oxidation and reduction
Aldehydes and Ketones
Nucleophilic addition
Nucleophilic addition - charged nucleophiles
Electronic and steric effects
Nucleophilic addition - nitrogen nucleophiles
Nucleophilic addition - oxygen and sulfur nucleophiles
Reactions of enolate ions. a-Halogenation
Reduction and oxidation
Alpha, <$$$>-Unsaturated aldehydes and ketones
Carboxylic Acids and Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
Structure and properties
Nucleophilic substitution
Preparations of carboxylic acids
Preparations of carboxylic acid derivatives
Enolate reactions
Alkyl Halides
Preparation and physical properties
Nucleophilic substitution
Factors affecting SN2 vs. SN1 reactions. Elimination
Elimination versus substitution
Reactions of alkyl halides
Organometallic reactions
Spectroscopic analysis
Alcohols, Phenols, and Thiols
Preparation of alcohols
Preparation of phenols
Properties of alcohols and phenols
Reactions of alcohols
Reactions of phenols
Chemistry of thiols
Ethers, Epoxides and Thioethers
Amines and Nitriles
Preparation of amines
Properties of amines
Reactions of amines
Chemistry of nitriles
Spectroscopic analysis
Organic Spectroscopy and Analysis
Visible and ultra violet spectroscopy
Infra-red spectroscopy
Proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
C nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Mass spectroscopy
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ISBN: 9781859962640
ISBN-10: 1859962645
Series: Instant Notes (Taylor & Francis)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 357
Published: 27th November 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 17.5  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.65
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition