Organic Chemistry Demystified 2/E (Paperback)
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You don't need genius DNA to master organic chemistry
Whether you're taking a chemistry class or studying for the MCAT or DAT, Organic Chemistry Demystified is your formulas for learning or reviewing fundamental concepts and theories step-by-step.
This practical guide eases you into this sometimes challenging subject, starting with atomic structure and mass. As you progress, you will master organic chemistry essentials such as the reactivity of functional groups, the three-dimensional structure of molecules, reaction mechanisms, and more. You will understand how compounds are named and how to predict reactions. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key ideas.
It's a no-brainer You'll learn about:
- Molecular orbitals and bonding
- Acidic and basic properties of organic molecules
- Structure and properties of functional groups
- Characterization of molecules
- Substitution and elimination reactions
- Reaction mechanisms
- Predicting reaction pathways
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Organic Chemistry Demystified, Second Edition, helps you master this essential subject.
About the Author
Daniel Bloch, Ph.D., is a visiting professor at Marquette University. He has a Masters and Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry as well as Chemistry. Bloch has taught organic chemistry for more than 20 years in various locations within the University of Wisconsin school system.