Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry

Author: Audrey Miller
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780124967120
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry, Second Edition, is an invaluable guide to charting the movements of atoms and electrons in the reactions of organic molecules. Miller and Solomon illustrate that understanding organic reactions is based on applying general principles rather than the rote memorization of unrelated processes, and, in turn, emphasize that writing mechanisms is a practical method of applying knowledge of previously encountered reactions and reaction conditions to new reactions. Students and research chemists alike will find this book useful in providing a method of organizing and synthesizing an oftentimes overwhelming quantity of information into a set of general principles and guidelines for determining and describing organic reaction mechanisms. * Essential for those students who need to have mechanisms explained in greater detail than most organic chemistry textbooks provide. * Illustrated with hundreds of chemical structures * Extensively rewritten and reorganized to make the presentation and format even easier for students to use * Contains many problem sets and answers to all problems to help students work through general principles and applications * Appendixes have been added to this edition that contain easily referenced information on Lewis structures, symbols for chemical notation, and the relative acidities of common substances

Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry

Author: Kenneth A. Savin
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0124105092
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry, Third Edition, is a guide to understanding the movements of atoms and electrons in the reactions of organic molecules. Expanding on the successful book by Miller and Solomon, this new edition further enhances your understanding of reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry and shows that writing mechanisms is a practical method of applying knowledge of previously encountered reactions and reaction conditions to new reactions. The book has been extensively revised with new material including a completely new chapter on oxidation and reduction reactions including stereochemical reactions. It is also now illustrated with hundreds of colorful chemical structures to help you understand reaction processes more easily. The book also features new and extended problem sets and answers to help you understand the general principles and how to apply these to real applications. In addition, there are new information boxes throughout the text to provide useful background to reactions and the people behind the discovery of a reaction. This new edition will be of interest to students and research chemists who want to learn how to organize what may seem an overwhelming quantity of information into a set of simple general principles and guidelines for determining and describing organic reaction mechanisms. Extensively rewritten and reorganized with a completely new chapter on oxidation and reduction reactions including stereochemical reactions Essential for those who need to have mechanisms explained in greater detail than most organic chemistry textbooks provide Now illustrated with hundreds of colorful chemical structures to help you understand reaction processes more easily New and extended problem sets and answers to help you understand the general principles and how to apply this to real applications New information boxes throughout the text to provide useful background to reactions and the people behind the discovery of a reaction

The Art of Writing Reasonable Organic Reaction Mechanisms

Author: Robert B. Grossman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387954686
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Intended for students of intermediate organic chemistry, this text shows how to write a reasonable mechanism for an organic chemical transformation. The discussion is organized by types of mechanisms and the conditions under which the reaction is executed, rather than by the overall reaction as is the case in most textbooks. Each chapter discusses common mechanistic pathways and suggests practical tips for drawing them. Worked problems are included in the discussion of each mechanism, and "common error alerts" are scattered throughout the text to warn readers about pitfalls and misconceptions that bedevil students. Each chapter is capped by a large problem set.

Arrow Pushing in Organic Chemistry

Author: Daniel E. Levy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118991346
Format: PDF
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Organic chemistry is required coursework for degrees in life, food, and medical sciences. To help the students discouraged by the belief that this topic cannot be mastered without significant memorization, Arrow Pushing in Organic Chemistry serves as a handy supplement for understanding the subject. • Includes new chapters, an expanded index, and additional problem sets complete with detailed solutions • Focuses on understanding the mechanics and logic of organic reaction mechanisms • Introduces ionic and non-ionic reactive species and reaction mechanisms • Teaches strategies to predict reactive species, sites of reactions, and reaction products • Provides a solid foundation upon which organic chemistry students can advance with confidence

A Handbook of Organic Chemistry Mechanisms

Author: Peter Wepplo
Publisher: Curved Arrow Press
ISBN: 0977931331
Format: PDF
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A Handbook to Organic Chemistry Mechanisms is designed to accompany a standard organic chemistry textbook. The book presents complete mechanisms, start to finish, without any steps skipped or left out. The mechanisms have been carefully written to show each step in a logical and easy to follow format. Students have enthusiastically attested to the ease with which they could understand the mechanisms. Reaction mechanisms are one of the most challenging aspects of organic chemistry. This book is derived from Part D of A Guide to Organic Chemistry Mechanisms. That book is a guided inquiry workbook that shows students how to study and enables them to learn reaction mechanisms. Student knowledge is increased step by step by completing mechanisms at easy, moderate, and textbook levels of difficulty. A Handbook to Organic Chemistry Mechanisms also relies on example-based teaching. Chemical reactions can be learned in context, the way infants learn. Learning reactions from rules is difficult when there are many exceptions. Substitution and elimination reactions are noteworthy due to the number of conditions that must be accounted for. With example-based teaching, you can deduce the importance that stereochemistry, structure, solvent, leaving group, charge, basicity, or nucleophilicity may have on a reaction. A Handbook to Organic Chemistry Mechanisms has been designed with the principle that our brains are pattern-matching machines. Therefore, an emphasis has been placed upon the patterns of reactions. Each chapter represents a basic mechanistic theme. That theme is repeated with the examples. Insightful explanations have been included with the mechanisms. This book will be a valuable resourcefor reviewing for an exam, solving problems, or studying for the MCAT.

Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry

Author: Audrey Miller
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780124967120
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry, Second Edition, is an invaluable guide to charting the movements of atoms and electrons in the reactions of organic molecules. Miller and Solomon illustrate that understanding organic reactions is based on applying general principles rather than the rote memorization of unrelated processes, and, in turn, emphasize that writing mechanisms is a practical method of applying knowledge of previously encountered reactions and reaction conditions to new reactions. Students and research chemists alike will find this book useful in providing a method of organizing and synthesizing an oftentimes overwhelming quantity of information into a set of general principles and guidelines for determining and describing organic reaction mechanisms. * Essential for those students who need to have mechanisms explained in greater detail than most organic chemistry textbooks provide. * Illustrated with hundreds of chemical structures * Extensively rewritten and reorganized to make the presentation and format even easier for students to use * Contains many problem sets and answers to all problems to help students work through general principles and applications * Appendixes have been added to this edition that contain easily referenced information on Lewis structures, symbols for chemical notation, and the relative acidities of common substances

Strategic Applications of Named Reactions in Organic Synthesis

Author: Laszlo Kurti
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080575412
Format: PDF, Docs
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Kurti and Czako have produced an indispensable tool for specialists and non-specialists in organic chemistry. This innovative reference work includes 250 organic reactions and their strategic use in the synthesis of complex natural and unnatural products. Reactions are thoroughly discussed in a convenient, two-page layout--using full color. Its comprehensive coverage, superb organization, quality of presentation, and wealth of references, make this a necessity for every organic chemist. * The first reference work on named reactions to present colored schemes for easier understanding * 250 frequently used named reactions are presented in a convenient two-page layout with numerous examples * An opening list of abbreviations includes both structures and chemical names * Contains more than 10,000 references grouped by seminal papers, reviews, modifications, and theoretical works * Appendices list reactions in order of discovery, group by contemporary usage, and provide additional study tools * Extensive index quickly locates information using words found in text and drawings

Advanced organic chemistry

Author: Jerry March
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN:
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After four editions, it2s still the reference students and professionals count on. Advanced Organic Chemistry Fourth Edition Only one reference has brought consistently incisive, up-to date, and comprehensive coverage of the most useful reactions in organic chemistry directly to the fingertips of both students and professionals: Advanced Organic Chemistry. Organized by reaction type, a feature that makes clear the basic principles underlying the nearly 580 reactions described, Advanced Organic Chemistry offers instant access to each reaction2s scope, limitations, and mechanisms. Balancing timely detail and informative breadth, this new updated Fourth Edition: Describes the structure of organic compounds, including chemical bonding and stereochemistry Reviews general reaction mechanisms, including ordinary reactions and photochemical reactions Includes a survey of reactions, arranged by reaction type and by which bonds are broken and formed Includes IUPAC2s newest system for designating reaction mechanisms Features an index to the methods used for preparing given types of compounds Contains more than 15,000 references-5,000 new to this edition-to original papers

Reaction Mechanisms At a Glance

Author: Mark G. Moloney
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9780632050024
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Students at all levels find considerable difficulty in applying their knowledge of organic chemistry to the solution of problems, often relying on memory alone. This book takes a unique approach to show that a general problem-solving strategy is applicable to many of the common reactions. Using a novel 'at-a-glance' layout, the left-hand page provides a stepwise procedure for working through the reaction mechanisms, with helpful hints about the underlying chemistry, and the facing page contains a fully worked-through answer.

A guidebook to mechanism in organic chemistry

Author: Peter Sykes
Publisher: Halsted Press
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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A classic textbook on mechanistic organic chemistry which is characterised particularly by its clarity, careful choice of examples and its general approach that is designed to lead to a ready understanding of the subject matter. This guidebook is aimed clearly at the needs of the student, with a thorough understanding of, and provision for, the potential conceptual difficulties he or she is likely to encounter.