Introduction to Organic Chemistry

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2016-01-13
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Introduction to Organic Chemistry, 6th Edition provides an introduction to organic chemistry for students who require the fundamentals of organic chemistry as a requirement for their major. It is most suited for a one semester organic chemistry course. In an attempt to highlight the relevance of the material to students, the authors place a strong emphasis on showing the interrelationship between organic chemistry and other areas of science, particularly the biological and health sciences.  The text illustrates the use of organic chemistry as a tool in these sciences; it also stresses the organic compounds, both natural and synthetic, that surround us in everyday life: in pharmaceuticals, plastics, fibers, agrochemicals, surface coatings, toiletry preparations and cosmetics, food additives, adhesives, and elastomers. This text is an unbound, three hole punched version. Access to WileyPLUS sold separately.

Author Biography

William H. Brown is Professor Emeritus at Beloit College, where he was twice named Teacher of the Year. He is also the author of two other college textbooks; "Organic Chemistry 3/e" published in 2002, and "General, Organic, and Biochemistry 7/e" coauthored with Fred Bettelheim and Jerry March, published in 2004. he received h is PhD from Columbia University under the direction of Gilbert Stork and did post-doctoral work at California Institute of Technology and the University of Arizona. Twice he was Director of a Beloit College World Affairs Center seminar at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. In 1999, he retired from Beloit College to devote more time to writing and development of educational materials. Although officially retired, he continues to teach Special Topics in Organic Synthesis on a Yearly basis.

Table of Contents

1 Covalent Bonding and Shapes of Molecules 1

Summary of Key Questions 31

Quick Quiz 32

Problems 34

Looking Ahead 38

Group Learning Activities 39

2 Acids and Bases 40

Summary of Key Questions 55

Quick Quiz 56

Key Reactions 57

Problems 57

Looking Ahead 59

Group Learning Activities 60

3 Alkanes and Cycloalkanes 61

Summary of Key Questions 91

Quick Quiz 92

Key Reactions 93

Problems 93

Looking Ahead 98

Group Learning Activities 99

Putting it Together 99

4 Alkenes and Alkynes 103

Summary of Key Questions 117

Quick Quiz 118

Problems 118

Looking Ahead 122

Group Learning Activities 122

5 Reactions of Alkenes and Alkynes 123

Summary of Key Questions 151

Quick Quiz 152

Key Reactions 153

Problems 154

Looking Ahead 158

Group Learning Activities 158

6 Chirality: The Handedness of Molecules 160

Summary of Key Questions 179

Quick Quiz 180

Problems 181

Chemical Transformations 185

Looking Ahead 186

Group Learning Activities 186

Putting it Together 187

7 Haloalkanes 190

Summary of Key Questions 217

Quick Quiz 218

Key Reactions 218

Problems 219

Chemical Transformations 223

Looking Ahead 224

Group Learning Activities 225

8 Alcohols, Ethers, and Thiols 226

Summary of Key Questions 257

Quick Quiz 258

Key Reactions 259

Problems 260

Chemical Transformations 264

Looking Ahead 264

Group Learning Activities 265

9 Benzene and Its Derivatives 266

Summary of Key Questions 303

Quick Quiz 304

Key Reactions 304

Problems 305

Chemical Transformations 310

Looking Ahead 311

Group Learning Activities 312

10 Amines 313

Nucleophiles? 328

Summary of Key Questions 330

Quick Quiz 331

Key Reactions 331

Problems 332

Chemical Transformations 337

Looking Ahead 337

Group Learning Activities 338

Putting it Together 338

11 Spectroscopy 341

Summary of Key Questions 378

Quick Quiz 380

Problems 381

Looking Ahead 394

Group Learning Activities 395

12 Aldehydes and Ketones 396

Summary of Key Questions 425

Quick Quiz 426

Key Reactions 427

Problems 428

Chemical Transformations 434

Spectroscopy 435

Looking Ahead 435

Group Learning Activities 436

13 Carboxylic Acids 437

Summary of Key Questions 459

Quick Quiz 459

Key Reactions 460

Problems 461

Chemical Transformations 466

Looking Ahead 466

Group Learning Activities 467

14 Functional Derivatives of Carboxylic Acids 468

Summary of Key Questions 492

Quick Quiz 493

Key Reactions 493

Problems 495

Chemical Transformations 500

Looking Ahead 501

Group Learning Activities 501

Putting it Together 501

15 Enolate Anions 504

Summary of Key Questions 531

Quick Quiz 531

Key Reactions 532

Problems 533

Chemical Transformations 538

Looking Ahead 539

Group Learning Activities 540

16 Organic Polymer Chemistry 542

Summary of Key Questions 558

Quick Quiz 559

Key Reactions 560

Problems 560

Looking Ahead 562

Group Learning Activities 562

17 Carbohydrates 563

Summary of Key Questions 583

Quick Quiz 584

Key Reactions 585

Problems 586

Looking Ahead 589

Group Learning Activities 590

Putting it Together 591

18 Amino Acids and Proteins 595

Summary of Key Questions 618

Quick Quiz 619

Key Reactions 620

Problems 620

Looking Ahead 623

Group Learning Activities 623

19 Lipids (Online Chapter) 624

Summary of Key Questions 643

Quick Quiz 644

Problems 644

Looking Ahead 646

Group Learning Activities 647

20 Nucleic Acids (Online Chapter) 648

Summary of Key Questions 667

Quick Quiz 668

Problems 669

Group Learning Activities 671

21 The Organic Chemistry of Metabolism (Online Chapter) 672

Summary of Key Questions 692

Quick Quiz 693

Key Reactions 693

Problems 694

Group Learning Activities 696

Appendix 1 Acid Ionization Constants for the Major Classes of Organic Acids A.1

Characteristic 1H_NMR Chemical Shifts A.1

Appendix 2 Characteristic 13C_NMR Chemical Shifts A.2

Characteristic Infrared Absorption

Frequencies A.2

Glossary G.1

Answers Section Ans.1

Index I.1

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