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Experimental Organic Chemistry A Miniscale and Microscale Approach

ISBN-10: 1439049149

ISBN-13: 9781439049143

Edition: 5th 2011

Authors: John C. Gilbert, Stephen F. Martin

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This proven laboratory manual for organic chemistry contains procedures for both miniscale (also known as small scale) and microscale users. EXPERIMENTAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY covers the background and laboratory techniques readers need to perform the book's experiments with confidence. Chapters show readers how to use the book's techniques to synthesize compounds and analyze their properties, complete multi-step syntheses of organic compounds, and solve structures of unknown compounds.
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Book details

List price: $119.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/19/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 960
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.796
Language: English

Jack Gilbert joined the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin in 1965 and moved to Santa Clara University in 2007, where he is Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry. He received the Advisory Council Teaching Excellence Award at UT the 2002-2003 academic year, as well as many other recognitions in teaching. While at UT, he co-authored several editions of the first laboratory textbook in organic chemistry that emphasized reactions mechanisms, as well as laboratory techniques, including spectroscopy. He continues to update the textbook, now with the able assistance of Steve Martin.

Stephen Martin received his B. S. degree in chemistry from the University of New Mexico in 1968 and his Ph.D. degree from Princeton University in 1972. After postdoctoral years at the University of Munich and MIT, he joined the faculty at The University of Texas at Austin in 1974, where he currently holds the M. June and J. Virgil Waggoner Regents Chair in Chemistry. His research interests lie broadly in organic and bioorganic chemistry. In the former area, his endeavors involve developing and applying new methods and strategies to the syntheses of biologically active natural and non-natural products, especially those containing nitrogen and oxygen heterocyclic subunits. In the biological arena, he is studying fundamental aspects of molecular recognition in biological systems with a particular focus on how making specific structural changes in a ligand, particularly with respect to preorganization and nonpolar surface area, affect energetics and dynamics in protein-ligand interactions. He has received a number of awards including a NIH Career Development Award, an American Cyanamid Academic Award, an Alexander von Humboldt Award, an Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, a Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science Award, a Wyeth Research Award, and the International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry Senior Award. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and has served as a consultant for a number of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. He is the regional editor of "Tetrahedron for the Americas." He has delivered numerous invited lectures at national and international meetings, academic institutions, and industrial companies, and has published over 300 scientific papers in primary journals together with several reviews and articles in books. He is also co-author of "Experimental Organic Chemistry: A Miniscale and Microscale Approach."

Introduction, Record Keeping, and Laboratory Safety
Techniques and Apparatus
Solids: Recrystallization and Melting Points
Liquids: Distillation and Boiling Points
Extraction
Chromatography
Stereoisomers
Spectral Methods
Alkanes
Alkenes
Alkynes
Dienes: the Diels-Alder Reaction
Kinetic and Thermodynamic Control of a Reaction
Nucleophilic Aliphatic Substitution: Preparation for Alkyl Halides
Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution
Oxidation of Alcohols and Carbonyl Compounds
Reduction Reactions of Double Bonds: Alkenes, Carbonyl Compounds, and Imines
Reactions of Carbonyl Compounds
Organometallic Chemistry
Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives
Multistep Organic Synthesis
Polymers
Carbohydrates
Amino Acids and Peptides
Identifying Organic Compounds
The Literature of Organic Chemistry