Organic Chemistry: A Learner Centered Approach, 1st edition

  • Richard Mullins

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Organic Chemistry: A Learner-Centered Approach teaches you how to learn organic chemistry. Rick Mullins' friendly, conversational style establishes a rapport using authority and humor. He draws on modern learning science to move you away from memorization, leading you to become a better problem solver who understands the principles linking concepts. 

The narrative builds a dialog, coaching you through mechanisms and chemical reactivity. This approach equips you to succeed in organic chemistry by understanding the chemical logic behind the problem-solving process. 

Published by Pearson (June 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137566471

Subject: Chemistry

Category: Organic Chemistry


Brief Contents

  1. Introduction to Organic Chemistry
  2. General Chemistry Translated. Finding the Electrons
  3. Alkanes and Cycloalkanes. Properties and Conformational Analysis
  4. Acids and Bases/Electron Flow
  5. Chemical Reaction Analysis. Thermodynamics and Kinetics
  6. Stereoisomerism. Arrangement of Atoms in Space
  7. Principles of Green (Organic) Chemistry
  8. Alkenes 1: Properties and Electrophilic Additions
  9. Alkenes 2: Oxidation and Reduction
  10. Alkynes: Electrophilic Addition and Redox Reactions
  11. Properties and Synthesis of Alkyl Halides. Radical Reactions
  12. Substitution and Elimination. Reaction of Haloalkanes
  13. Alcohols, Ethers and Related Compounds. Substitution and Elimination
  14. Structural Identification 1: Infrared Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry
  15. Structural Identification 2: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
  16. Metals in Organic Chemistry
  17. Carbonyl Addition Reactions. Aldehydes and Ketones
  18. Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution 1: Carboxylic Acids
  19. Carboxylic Acid Derivatives. Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution 2
  20. Enolates/Carbonyl Addition and Substitution
  21. Conjugated Systems 1: Stability and Addition Reactions
  22. Conjugated Systems 2: Pericyclic Reactions
  23. Benzene 1: Aromatic Stability and Substitution Reactions
  24. Benzene 2.: Aromatic Stability and Substitution Reactions
  25. Amines. Structure, Reactions, and Synthesis
  26. Amino Acids, Proteins, and Peptide Synthesis
  27. Carbohydrates, Nucleic Acids, and Lipids
  28. Synthetic Polymers

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