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Organic Chemistry, 10th Edition International Student Version

Organic Chemistry, 10th Edition International Student Version

T. W. Graham Solomons, Craig B. Fryhle

ISBN: ES8-0-470-52459-6

Select type: WileyPLUS

Description

The Tenth Edition of Organic Chemistry continues Solomons~Fryhle’s tradition of excellence in teaching and preparing students for success in the organic classroom and beyond.

A central theme of the authors’ approach to organic chemistry is to emphasize the relationship between structure and reactivity. To accomplish this, the text is organized in a way that combines the most useful features of the traditional functional group approach with one largely based on reaction mechanisms.

The authors’ philosophy is to emphasize mechanisms and their common aspects as often as possible, and at the same time to use the unifying features of functional groups as the basis for most chapters.  The structural aspects of the authors’ approach show students what organic chemistry is. Mechanistic aspects of their approach show students how it works. And wherever an opportunity arises, the authors’ show students what it does in living systems and the physical world around us.

In the 10th edition, virtually every aspect of the teaching and learning solution has been revisited and redesigned to assist students in comprehending the fundamentals of organic chemistry. The authors’ thoroughly explain and illustrate each new idea when it is first introduced and then reinforce the new idea or concept by having students work related problems.  New to This Edition:

  • A focus on the essential. We have made a fundamental revision of our presentation of information to help students focus on what is essential in Organic Chemistry. Key ideas are indicated by bullet points throughout the text to help students focus on the most important aspects of Organic Chemistry.  
  • New “How To” sections within the chapters give step-by-step instructions to guide students in performing important tasks such as determining formal charges, writing Lewis structures, interpreting 13C spectra and using 1H NMR to determine structure.
  • More than 200 new in-chapter solved problems to allow students to check their understanding of each new idea as they encounter it.
  • Over 300 new end-of-chapter exercises, many of which are based on bond-line structural formulas instead of chemical names. The end of chapter problems have been grouped and labeled according to their content and function.
  • New, streamlined chapter openers introduce students to the topics and concepts to be covered in the chapter, and include applications from everyday life that will serve to pique student interest.  These applications are revisited later in the chapter.
  • Addition of a new web-based introduction to 13C NMR spectroscopy to accompany chapter 4. This can be accessed at www.wileyplus.com
  • Completely revised and updated test bank.
  • Rich online teaching and learning solution delivered through WileyPLUS w/Catalyst.

Related Resources

1 The Basics: Bonding And Molecular Structure.

2 Families Of Carbon Compounds: Functional Groups, Intermolecular Forces, And Infrared (Ir) Spectroscopy.

3 An Introduction To Organic Reactions And Their Mechanisms: Acids And Bases.

4 Nomenclature And Conformations Of Alkanes And Cycloalkanes.

5 Stereochemistry: Chiral Molecules.

6 Ionic Reactions: Nucleophilic Substitution And Elimination Reactions Of Alkyl Halides.

7 Alkenes And Alkynes I: Properties And Synthesis. Elimination Reactions Of Alkyl Halides.

8 Alkenes And Alkynes Ii: Addition Reactions.

9 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance And Mass Spectrometry: Tools For Structure Determination.

10 Radical Reactions.

11 Alcohols And Ethers.

12 Alcohols From Carbonyl Compounds: Oxidation–Reduction And Organometallic Compounds.

Answers To Selected Problems.

Glossary.

Photo Credits.

Index.

Content Changes to This Edition:
  • Chapters on carbonyl chemistry have been reorganized along mechanistic themes and with an emphasis on current synthetic techniques.   
  • New coverage of modern organometallic carbon-carbon bond forming reactions is included in the 10th edition. 
  • Special Topics are included at www.wileyplus.com for areas such as polymers, biosynthesis, electrocyclic reactions, and others. 

Pedagogical Changes to This Edition:

  • A focus on the essential. We have made fundamental revisions to our presentation of information to help students focus on what is essential in Organic Chemistry. Key ideas have been indicated by bullet points throughout the text to help students focus on the most important aspects of Organic Chemistry.  
  • ?How To? sections within the chapters give step-by-step instructions to guide students in performing important tasks such as determining formal charges, writing Lewis structures, interpreting 13C spectra and using 1H NMR to determine structure.
  • Approximately 200 new Solved Problems guide students in their approaches to solving problems as they move through each chapter Subsequent in-chapter Review Problems then allow students to check their understanding of each new idea as they encounter it.  
  • Approximately 300 new end-of-chapter exercises, many of which are based on bond-line structural formulas instead of chemical names.
    • The end-of-chapter problems have been grouped and labeled according to their content and function.
    • The visual nature of problem-solving in organic chemistry has been emphasized by the recasting of many problems in a structure-based rather than a text-based format.  
  • New, streamlined chapter openers with photos introduce students to the topics and concepts to be covered in the chapter, and include applications from everyday life that will serve to pique student interest.  These applications are often revisited later in the chapter.
  • Mechanism for the Reaction boxes are catalogued in the front matter of the book, providing easy reference access for students. 
  • Completely revised and updated test bank.
  • Rich online teaching and learning solution delivered through WileyPLUS w/Catalyst.
    • Includes an e-book, rich assessment material (end of chapter exercises have been coded into WileyPLUS, alongside a database of over 25,000 ?mastery style? questions called CATALYST) that includes many molecular drawing questions (MarvinSketch), and a gradebook . 
    • Clicker questions are also provided to support interactive styles of classroom teaching   
  • A balanced approach – the text organization blends features of a  functional group approach with one based on reaction mechanisms. 
  • The study of mechanisms begins early in the context of acid-base chemistry. 
  • Mechanism of the Reaction boxes throughout the book explain in detail everything a student needs to know about a reaction mechanism. 
  • An emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking, key to helping students successfully meet the science and technology needs of the future.   
  • Coverage of topics in green chemistry, nanotechnology, and biochemistry to introduce students to exciting and important frontiers of organic chemistry.
  • The inclusion of “Chemistry Of” boxes present examples of biological and real-world chemistry that help students relate organic chemistry to the world around them.
  • Early introduction of infrared spectroscopy to give students evidence for functional groups and structure, and supports their use of instrumentation in laboratory classes.
  • Tools such as Concept Maps, Synthetic Connections, and Mechanism Reviews summarize key information for students at the end of chapters
  • Learning Group Problems facilitate active and collaborative student involvement in learning.