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About the Author
Dr. Frank Pellegrini was a professor for over 35 years. His field of specialization was heterocyclic organic chemistry. He was the recipient of the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. He was a Professor of Organic Chemistry and the Department Chair at SUNY Farmingdale. Other interests included photography, travel, and volunteer fire fighting.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Aromatic Compounds.
Chapter 2: Reactions of Aromatic Compounds.
Chapter 3: Alkyl Halides.
Chapter 4: Phenols and Aryl Halides.
Chapter 5: Alcohols and Ethers.
Chapter 6: Aldehydes and Ketones.
Chapter 7: Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives.
Chapter 8: Amines.
Chapter 9: Spectroscopy and Structure.
Summary of Preparations.
Summary of Reactions.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements.
Appendix C: Electronegativity Values.