Organic Chemistry I For Dummies
Organic chemistry is rated among the most difficult courses that students take and is frequently the cause of washout among pre-med, medical, and nursing students. This book is an easy-to-understand and fun reference to this challenging subject. It explains the principles of organic chemistry in simple terms and includes worked-out problems to help readers get up to speed on the basics.
Part I: Going Organic: The Chemistry of Carbon.
Chapter 1: The Wonderful World of Organic Chemistry.
Chapter 2: Dissecting Atoms: Atomic Structure and Bonding.
Chapter 3: Speaking with Pictures: Drawing Structures.
Chapter 4: Covering the Bases (And the Acids).
Chapter 5: Reactivity Centers: Functional Groups.
Chapter 6: Seeing in 3-D: Stereochemistry.3
Part II: Hydrocarbons.
Chapter 7: The Bones of Organic Molecules: The Alkanes.
Chapter 8: Seeing Double: The Alkenes.
Chapter 9: It Takes Alkynes: The Carbon-Carbon Triple Bond.
Part III: Functional Groups.
Chapter 10: Replacing and Removing: Substitution and Elimination Reactions.
Chapter 11: Getting Drunk on Organic Molecules: The Alcohols.
Chapter 12: Side-By-Side: Conjugated Alkenes and the Diels-Alder Reaction.
Chapter 13: Lord of the Rings: Aromatic Compounds.
Part IV: Spectroscopy and Structure Determination.
Chapter 14: A Smashing Time: Mass Spectrometry.
Chapter 15: Seeing Good Vibrations: IR Spectroscopy.
Chapter 16: NMR Spectroscopy: Hold on to Your Hats, You’re Going Nuclear!
Chapter 17: Following the Clues: Solving Problems in NMR.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Keys for Surviving Orgo.
Chapter 19: Ten Cool Organic Discoveries.
Chapter 20: Ten Great Organic Chemists.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Working Multistep Synthesis Problems.
Appendix B: Working Reaction Mechanisms.
Appendix C: Glossary.
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