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Pushing Electrons: A Guide for Students of Organic Chemistry, 3rd / Edition 3
     

Pushing Electrons: A Guide for Students of Organic Chemistry, 3rd / Edition 3

by Daniel P. Weeks
 

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ISBN-10: 0030206936

ISBN-13: 9780030206931

Pub. Date: 07/31/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning


By Daniel P. Weeks. This brief text teaches a skill essential to learning organic chemistry. By working through the program, students learn to push electrons to generate resonance structures and write organic mechanisms.

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By Daniel P. Weeks. This brief text teaches a skill essential to learning organic chemistry. By working through the program, students learn to push electrons to generate resonance structures and write organic mechanisms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780030206931
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/31/1997
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Glossary xv
Lewis Structures
1(48)
Molecules and Functional Groups
1(24)
Saturated Groups
1(5)
Unsaturated Groups
6(8)
Larger Molecules
14(6)
Formal Charge
20(5)
Ions
25(11)
Cations
25(6)
Anions
31(5)
Free Radicals
36(3)
Answers
39(10)
Resonance Structures
49(39)
Simple Ions
50(8)
Cations
50(5)
Anions
55(3)
Free Radicals
58(2)
Benzene and Benzenoid Aromatic Compounds
60(5)
More Complicated Ions
65(7)
Molecules Having Resonance Structures with Charge Separation
72(5)
Answers
77(11)
Mechanisms
88(74)
Sigma Bond Breaking
88(4)
Sigma Bond Making
92(3)
Simultaneous Bond Making and Breaking
95(25)
Sigma Bond Making and Breaking
95(7)
Homolytic Sigma Bond Making and Bond Breaking
102(3)
Sigma Bond Making and Pi Bond Breaking
105(5)
Pi Bond Making and Sigma Bond Breaking
110(8)
Homolytic Sigma Bond Making and Pi Bond Breaking
118(2)
Complex Mechanisms
120(7)
Rearrangements
127(8)
Ring Closures
135(3)
Answers
138(24)
On Solving Mechanism Problems
162(20)
Theme I---The Intercepted Intermediate
166(2)
Theme II---Rearrangement
168(1)
Theme III---An Unexpected Product
169(1)
Theme IV---Stereochemistry
170(5)
Answers
175(7)
Some Reactions from Biochemistry
182(16)
Bioorganic Reactions
182(5)
Enzymes
187(6)
Coenzymes
193(5)
Answers
198

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