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Theoretical and Physical Principles of Organic Reactivity

By: Andy Pross

294 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Nov 1995 | #89029 | ISBN: 0471555991
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This book covers the important topic of organic reactivity - how and why molecules react with each other - presenting both theory and applications. Places particular emphasis on valence bond theory.


THEORETICAL PRINCIPLES. Fundamental Concepts. Molecular Orbital Theory. Qualitative Valence Bond Theory. Building Up Reaction Profiles Using Valence Bond Configurations. PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY. Principles of Reactivity. Structural Effects on Reactivity. Ionization Potentials, Electron Affinities, and Singlet--Triplet Excitations. Solvation and Solvent Effects. REACTION TYPES. Nucleophilic and Electrophilic Reactivity. Radical and Pericyclic Reactivity. Index.

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ADDY PROSS is Professor of Chemistry at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer--Sheva, Israel, and an Australian Research Council Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Professor Pross received his PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Sydney.

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