9780470770337

Organic Chemistry II For Dummies®

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470770337

  • ISBN10:

    0470770333

  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2010-06-01
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Summary

A plain-English guide to one of the toughest courses aroundSo, you survived the first semester of Organic Chemistry (maybe even by the skin of your teeth) and now its time to get back to the classroom and lab! Organic Chemistry II For Dummies is an easy-to-understand reference to this often challenging subject.Thanks to this book, youll get friendly and comprehensible guidance on everything you can expect to encounter in your Organic Chemistry II course. An extension of the successful Organic Chemistry I For Dummies Covers topics in a straightforward and effective manner Explains concepts and terms in a fast and easy-to-understand wayWhether youre confused by composites, baffled by biomolecules, or anything in between, Organic Chemistry II For Dummies gives you the help you needin plain English!

Table of Contents

Introduction
Brushing Up on Important Organic Chemistry I Concepts
Organic Chemistry II: Here We Go Again!
Remembering How We Do It: Mechanisms
Alcohols and Ethers: Not Just for Drinking and Sleeping
Conjugated Unsaturated Systems
"Seeing" Molecules: Spectroscopy Revisited
Discovering Aromatic (And Not So Aromatic) Compounds
Introducing Aromatics
Aromatic Substitution Part I: Attack of the Electrophiles
Aromatic Substitution Part II: Attack of the Nucleophiles and Other Reactions
Carbonyls: Good Alcohols Gone Bad
Comprehending Carbonyls
Aldehydes and Ketones
Enols and Enolates
Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives
Advanced Topics (Every Student's Nightmare)
Amines and Friends
Metals Muscling In: Organometallics
More Reactions of Carbonyl Compounds
Living Large: Biomolecules
Pulling It All Together
Overview of Synthesis Strategies
Roadmaps and Predicting Products
The Part of Tens
Ten Surefi re Ways to Fail Organic Chemistry II
More than Ten Ways to Increase Your Score on an Organic Chemistry Exam
Appendix: Named Reactions
Index
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