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Organic Chemistry,9780321971371

Organic Chemistry

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Edition: 9th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 1/26/2016
Publisher(s): Pearson
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Summary

For courses in Organic Chemistry (2-Semester)

 

A Student-Centered Approach to Learning and Studying Organic Chemistry

Wade & Simek’s Ninth edition of Organic Chemistry presents key principles of organic chemistry in the context of fundamental reasoning and problem solving. Authored to complement how students use a textbook today, new Problem Solving Strategies, Partially Solved Problems, Visual Reaction Guides and Reaction Starbursts encourage students to use the text before class as a primary introduction to organic chemistry as well as a comprehensive study tool for working problems and/or preparing for exams. With unparalleled and highly refined pedagogy, this Ninth edition gives students a contemporary overview of organic principles and the tools for organizing and understanding reaction mechanisms and synthetic organic chemistry.

 

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Author Biography

L.G. “Skip” Wade—After receiving his B.A. from Rice in 1969, Wade went on to Harvard University, where he did research with Professor James D. White. While at Harvard, he served as the Head Teaching Fellow for the organic laboratories and was strongly influenced by the teaching methods of two master educators, Professors Leonard K. Nash and Frank H. Westheimer. After completing his Ph.D. at Harvard in 1974, Dr. Wade joined the chemistry faculty at Colorado State University. Over the course of fifteen years at Colorado State, Dr. Wade taught organic chemistry to thousands of students working toward careers in all areas of biology, chemistry, human medicine, veterinary medicine, and environmental studies. He also authored research papers in organic synthesis and in chemical education, as well as eleven books reviewing current research in organic synthesis. Since 1989, Dr. Wade has been a chemistry professor at Whitman College, where he teaches organic chemistry and pursues interests in organic synthesis and forensic chemistry. Dr. Wade received the A.E. Lange Award for Distinguished Science Teaching at Whitman in 1993.

Table of Contents

1. Structure and Bonding

2. Acids and Bases: Functional Groups

3. Structure and Stereochemistry of Alkanes

4. The Study of Chemical Reactions

5. Stereochemistry

6. Alkyl Halides. Nucleophilic Substitution

7. Structure and Synthesis of Alkenes; Elimination

8: Reactions of Alkenes

9. Alkynes

10. Structure and Synthesis of Alcohols

11. Reactions of Alcohols

12. Infrared Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

13. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

14. Ethers, Epoxides and Thioethers

15. Conjugated Systems, Orbital Symmetry, and Ultraviolet Spectroscopy

16. Aromatic Compounds

17. Reactions of Aromatic Compounds

18. Ketones and Aldehydes

19. Amines

20. Carboxylic Acids

21. Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

22. Condensations and Alpha Substitutions of Carbonyl Compounds

23. Carbohydrates and Nucleic Acids

24. Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins

25. Lipids

26. Polymers

 

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