Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry by John D. Roberts

By John D. Roberts

No interval within the background of natural chemistry has been as dynamic and effective of study accomplishment because the twelve years among the of completion of the 1st and current variants of this textbook. New reagents, new reactions, and outstanding syntheses were manifold. New suggestions and new tools for research and backbone of constructions, greater tools for theoretical calculations, in addition to new junctures with actual, inorganic, and biochemistry, have made natural chemistry an significantly very important self-discipline.

Show description

Read or Download Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry PDF

Best general & reference books

College Chemistry, 9th Edition

Complicated Textbooks? ignored Lectures? now not sufficient Time?
Fortunately for you, there is Schaum's Outlines. greater than forty million scholars have depended on Schaum's to assist them reach the study room and on assessments. Schaum's is the most important to swifter studying and better grades in each topic. each one define provides the entire crucial path details in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic structure. you furthermore mght get thousands of examples, solved difficulties, and perform routines to check your skills.
This Schaum's define provides you
Practice issues of complete factors that toughen wisdom insurance of the main up to date advancements on your path box In-depth evaluation of practices and applications
Fully appropriate along with your lecture room textual content, Schaum's highlights all of the very important proof you must be aware of. Use Schaum's to shorten your examine time-and get your most sensible try scores!
Schaum's Outlines-Problem Solved.

Grand Challenges in Earthquake Engineering Research: A Community Workshop Report

As geological threats turn into extra impending, society needs to make a massive dedication to extend the resilience of its groups, infrastructure, and voters. contemporary earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand, Haiti, and Chile offer stark reminders of the devastating impression significant earthquakes have at the lives and fiscal balance of hundreds of thousands of individuals world wide.

Chemistry Equations & Answers (Quickstudy: Academic)

This 6-page examine consultant includes uncomplicated chemistry research and ideas designed in particular to help technology scholars.

Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World (Electronic Mediations)

The electronic international profoundly shapes how we paintings and eat and in addition how we play, socialize, create identities, and have interaction in politics and civic lifestyles. certainly, we're so enmeshed in electronic networks—from social media to mobilephone phones—that it truly is tough to conceive of them from the surface or to visualize another, not to mention defy their possible inescapable energy and common sense.

Extra resources for Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry

Sample text

W. H. Freeman and Company, San Francisco, 1970. B. H. , 1969, G. C. Pimentel and R. 0 . , San Francisco, 1971. R. H. Eastman, General Chemistry, Experiment and Theory, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1970. W. L. Masterton and E, J. , W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, 1973, A useful book on quantitative relationships: S. W. , New York, 1971. A very detailed book on the history of organic chemistry: J. R. Partington, A History of Chemistry, Macmillan, London, 1964 Supplementary Exercises ~ ~ - ~ ~ ~ x * ~ a .

Methane, CH,, is at the other extreme. It boils at --161°, which is about 800" lower even than the melting point of lithium hydride. Because carbon and hydrogen have about the same electron-attracting power, C-H bonds have little ionic character, and methane may be characterized as a nonpolar substance. As a result, there is relatively little electrostatic attraction between methane molecules and this allows them to "escape7' more easily from each other as gaseous molecules - hence the low boiling point.

What is Organic Chemistry All About? products of benzene, C,H,, called "aromatic compounds," which for a long time defied explanation. Benzene itself had been prepared first by Michael Faraday, in 1825. An ingenious solution for the benzene structure was provided by A. KekulC, in 1866, wherein he suggested (apparently as the result of a hallucinatory perception) that the six carbons were connected in a hexagonal ring with alternating single and double carbon-to-carbon bonds, and with each carbon connected to a single hydrogen, 10: H Cac/H H,C/ 11 H C / \ 1 C C / \ Kekule structure of benzene H 10 This concept was controversial, to say the least, mainly on two counts.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 6 votes