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Organic Chemistry: A Guided Inquiry / Edition 2

Organic Chemistry: A Guided Inquiry / Edition 2

by Andrei Straumanis


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618974122
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/02/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 214,267
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Andrei Straumanis has a B.A. in Chemistry from Oberlin College and a PhD in organic chemistry from Stanford University. During a three-year NSF-supported post-doctoral fellowship in SMET education, Dr. Straumanis developed and tested materials for guided inquiry organic chemistry. Since 1997, he has given numerous talks and workshops on active learning in organic chemistry and the use of guided inquiry in large classrooms.

Table of Contents

Intro Organic Chemistry: a Guided Inquiry. 1. Bond Angles and Shape. 2. Lewis Structures. 3. Electron Orbitals. 4. Polar Bonds, Polar Reactions. 5. Resonance. 6. Alkanes & Alkenes. 7. Cycloalkanes. 8. Addition via Carbocation. 9. Addition via Cyclic Intermediate. 10. Oxidation and Reduction. 11. Addition to Alkynes. 12. Chirality. 13. Substitution. 14. Elimination. 15. Radical Reactions. 16. Synthesis Workshop 1. 17. Conjugation and Molecular Orbital (MO) Theory. 18. Aromaticity. 19. EAS: Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution. 20. Acidity and pKa of Phenols. 21. NAS: Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution. 22. Synthesis Workshop 2. 23. Addition to a Carbonyl. 24. Carboxylic Acids & Derivatives. 25. Enolate & Enol Nucleophiles. 26. Aldol and Claisen Reactions. 27. Amines. Summary of Synthetic Transformations. Index. Table of pKa Values by Structure.

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