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Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry


By: P Sykes

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Jun 1986 | #97212 | ISBN: 0582446953
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A classic textbook on mechanistic organic chemistry which is characterised particularly by its clarity, careful choice of examples and its general approach that is designed to lead to a ready understanding of the subject matter. This guidebook is aimed clearly at the needs of the student, with a thorough understanding of, and provision for, the potential conceptual difficulties he or she is likely to encounter.


*Structure, Reactivity, and Mechanism. *Energetics, Kinetics, and the Investigation of Mechanism. *The Strengths of Acids and Bases. *Nucleophilic Substitution at a Saturated Carbon Atom. *Carbocations, Electron-Deficient N and O Atoms and their Reactions. *Electrophilic and Nucleophilic Substitution in Aromatic Systems. *Electrophilic and Nucleophilic Addition to C=C. *Nucleophilic Addition to C=O. *Elimination Reactions. *Carbanions and Their Reactions. *Radicals and Their Reactions. *Symmetry Controlled Reactions. *Linear Free Energy Relationships. *Select Bibliography. *Index.

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