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Chemical Principles for Organic Chemistry, 1st Edition

  • Robert Boikess
  • ISBN-10: 1285457692
  • ISBN-13: 9781285457697
  • 224 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
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Overview

About the Product

To help students succeed in the much tougher and more rigorous Organic Chemistry class, CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES FOR ORGANIC CHEMISTRY presents all of the necessary topics from General Chemistry in the way that organic chemists use them. The book helps students "unlearn" some of the approaches they learned in General Chemistry, learn new or different ones, and successfully apply concepts from General Chemistry to Organic Chemistry.

Features

  • This relatively short ancillary text presents all of the necessary topics from General Chemistry in the way organic chemists use them.

  • This book greatly simplifies the task of getting students up to speed in the Organic Chemistry course by teaching them how to apply concepts from General Chemistry to Organic Chemistry.

About the Author

Robert Boikess

Robert S. Boikess is a Professor of Chemistry at Rutgers University, where he served as department chair for nine years. He received his PhD at Columbia under the direction of Ronald Breslow and was an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow with Saul Winstein at UCLA. He is the author or co-author of three editions of CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES, a General Chemistry text with accompanying lab manual and other supplements; four editions of HOW TO SOLVE GENERAL CHEMISTRY PROBLEMS; ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY, GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOLOGICAL; and CHEMISTRY FOR BIOLOGISTS. He has been teaching large mainstream General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry courses for more than 50 years.

Table of Contents

1. Valence Bond Theory.
2. Molecular Orbital Theory.
3. Acids and Bases.
4. Thermochemistry and Thermodynamics.
5. Chemical Kinetics.