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Experimental Organic Chemistry: Standard and Microscale

TextbookHandbook / Manual

By: LM Harwood, CJ Moody and JM Percy

716 pages, Figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Dec 1999 | Edition: 2 | #99218 | ISBN: 0632048190
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About this book

Provides a rigorous account of the principles and practice of experimental organic chemistry taking students from their first day in the laboratory right through to research work. A microscale approach has been integrated, alongside conventional manipulaions, bringing it in line with current laboratory practice.

[the authors] have knit practice together with theory in a way that has seldom been equalled... [They] say they set out to enthuse people: with this reviewer they succeeded - Times Higher Education Supplement If you teach, supervise or perform experimental organic chemistry you will probably want this book beside you... This is a timely, attractively produced book and is excellent value - Chemistry in Britain


Contents

PrefacePart 1: Laboratory Practice1 Safety in the Chemical Laboratory2 Glasware and Equipment in the Laboratory3 Organic Reactions: from Starting Materials to Pure Organic Product4 Qualitative Analysis of Organic Compounds5 Spectroscopic Analysis of Organic Compounds6 Keeping Records: the Laboratory Notebook and Chemical LiteraturePart 2: Experimental ProceduresIntroductionList of ExperimentsExperiments which can be Taken in SequenceExperiments which Illustrate Particular Techniques7 Functional Group Interconversions8 Carbon - Carbon Bond-Forming Reactions 9 ProjectsAppendicesIndex of ChemicalsGeneral Index

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Biography

Laurence Harwood is Professor of Organic Chemistry in the School of Chemistry, University of Reading, Christopher Moody is Sir Jesse Boot Professor of Chemistry in the School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham and Jonathan Percy is Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry, University of Leicester

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