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Organic Chemistry (with Organic ChemistryNOW)

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ISBN-10: 0534389511

ISBN-13: 9780534389512

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Joseph M. Hornback

List price: $299.95
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ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Second Edition - the first mechanistic-oriented book written at a level that organic chemistry students will understand! Specifically, the focus on mechanisms is a unifying theme, rather then just an organizing principle. Organizationally mainstream, it is unique in bringing in mechanisms as a unifying principle, and reactions are organized by mechanism type not by functional groups. And now, text/media integration has never been so seamless with the introduction of Organic ChemistryNow for ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Second Edition.
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List price: $299.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/31/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1328
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.236
Language: English

Joseph M. Hornback was born and raised in southwestern Ohio. He received a B.S. degree in chemistry, magna cum laude, form the University of Notre Dame in 1965. He then attended the Ohio State University on an NSF traineeship and received his Ph.D. in 1968. He then moved to the University of Wisconsin on an NIH postdoctoral fellowship. In 1970, Joe joined the chemistry faculty at the University of Denver, where he is now Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. His research interests are in the areas of synthetic organic chemistry and organic photochemistry. He has served in a number of administrative positions, including Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Associate Dean for Natural…    

A Simple Model for Chemical Bonds
Organic Compounds: A First Look
Orbitals and Bonding
The Acid-Base Reaction
Functional Groups and Nomenclature I
Stereochemistry I: Cis-Trans Isomers and Conformations
Stereochemistry II: Chiral Molecules
Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions: Reactions of Alkyl Halides, Alcohols, and Related Compounds
Elimination Reactions: Reactions of Alkyl Halides, Alcohols, and Related Compounds
Synthetic Uses of Substitution and Elimination Reactions:Interconverting Functional Groups
Additions to Carbon Carbon Double and Triple Bonds:Reactions of Alkenes and Alkynes
Functional Groups and Nomenclature II
Infrared Spectroscopy
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Ultraviolet-Visible Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry
Benzene and Aromatic Compounds
Aromatic Substitution Reactions
Additions to the Carbonyl Group: Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones
Substitutions at the Carbonyl Group: Reactions of Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives
Enolate and Other Carbon Nucleophiles
The Chemistry of Radicals
Pericyclic Reactions
The Synthesis of Organic Compounds
Synthetic Polymers
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids
Other Natural Products
Appendix: Answers to In-Chapter Problems