Acids and Bases: Solvent Effects on Acid-Base Strength

Acids and Bases: Solvent Effects on Acid-Base Strength

by Brian G. Cox

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ISBN-13: 9780199670512
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/14/2013
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr Brian G. Cox was educated at the University of Melbourne, followed by academic research or teaching posts at the Australian National University, the University of Stirling, Cornell University, and the Max-Planck Institut fur biophys. Chemie, Gottingen. He subsequently held industrial positions of Corporate Research Associate with ICI and Syngenta, and Associate Principal Scientist and Consultant with AstraZeneca. In addition, he has held Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Surrey, St Andrews, Bologna, and Chieti, and University College, Dublin, and most recently acted as Senior Advisor in Chemistry at the Institute of Chemical and Engineering Science in Singapore.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Acid-base equilibria: quantitative treatment
3. Solvation and acid-base strength
4. Solvation and acid-base strength
5. Protic solvents
6. High-basicity, aprotic solvents
7. Low-basicity and low-polarity aprotic solvents
8. Acid-base equilibria and salt formation
9. Appendices: Dissociation constants in methanol and aprotic solvents
Index

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