Carbon Compounds and Chemical Bonds. Representative Carbon Compounds: Functional Groups, Intermolecular Forces, and Infrared (IR) Spectroscopy. An Introduction to Organic Reactions: Acids and Bases. Alkanes: Nomenclature, Conformational Analysis, and an Introduction to Synthesis. Stereochemistry: Chiral Molecules. Ionic Reactions-- Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination Reactions of Alkyl Halides. Alkenes and Alkynes I: Properties and Synthesis, Elimination Reactions of Alkyl Halides. Alkenes and Alkynes II. Addition Reactions. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Mass Spectrometry: Tools for Structure Determination. Radical Reactions. Alcohols and Ethers. Alcohols from Carbonyl Compounds, Oxidation-Reduction and Organometallic Compounds. Conjugated Unsaturated Systems. Aromatic Compounds. Reactions of Aromatic Compounds. Aldehydes and Ketones I: Nucleophilic Addition to the Carbonyl Group. Aldehydes and Ketones II. Aldol Reactions. Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives. Nucleophilic Addition-Elimination at the Acyl Carbon. Synthesis and Reactions of beta-Dicarbonyl Compounds: More Chemistry of Enolate Ions. Amines. Phenols and Aryl Halides: Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution. Carbohydrates. Lipids. Amino Acids and Proteins. Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis. Answers to Selected Problems. Glossary. Illustration and Photo Credits. Index.