Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Peter Sykes  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
6
Language
English
Total pages
432
Pub.-date
June 1986
ISBN13
9780582446953
ISBN
0582446953
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Description

The classic textbook on mechanistic organic chemistry, characterised particularly by its clarity, careful choice of examples, and its general approach that is designed to lead to a ready understanding of the subject matter. The book is aimed clearly at the needs of the student, with a thorough understanding of, and provision for, the potential conceptual difficulties he or she is likely to encounter.

Features

  • First published over 30 years ago and has now become a respected and established guide.
  • Aimed clearly and unequivocally at the student.



Table of Contents

  1. Structure, Reactivity, and Mechanism.
  2. Energetics, Kinetics, and the Investigation of Mechanism.
  3. The Strengths of Acids and Bases.
  4. Nucleophilic Substitution at a Saturated Carbon Atom.
  5. Carbocations, Electron-Deficient N and O Atoms and their Reactions.
  6. Electrophilic and Nucleophilic Substitution in Aromatic Systems.
  7. Electrophilic and Nucleophilic Addition to C=C.
  8. Nucleophilic Addition to C=O.
  9. Elimination Reactions.
  10. Carbanions and Their Reactions.
  11. Radicals and Their Reactions.
  12. Symmetry Controlled Reactions.
  13. Linear Free Energy Relationships.
  14. Select Bibliography.
  15. Index.