Organic Chemistry As a Second Language: Second Semester Topics (4th Edition)


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David R. Klein


Wiley; 4th edition




400 pages









Book Description

Students continue to turn to David Klein’s Organic Chemistry As a Second Language; Second Semester Topics; 4e; (PDF); because it enables them to better solve problems; understand fundamental principles; and focus on what they need to know to succeed. The fourth edition explores the major principles in the field and explains why they are relevant. It is written in a way that shows clearly the patterns in organic chemistry so that students can gain a deeper conceptual understanding of the material. Topics are presented clearly in an accessible writing style along with numerous hands-on problem solving exercises.

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David R. Klein


Wiley; 4th edition




400 pages









Table of contents

Table of contents :
Chapter 1 Aromaticity

1.1 Introduction to Aromatic Compounds

1.2 Nomenclature of Aromatic Compounds

1.3 Criteria for Aromaticity

1.4 Lone Pairs

Chapter 2 IR Spectroscopy

2.1 Vibrational Excitation

2.2 IR Spectra

2.3 Wavenumber

2.4 Signal Intensity

2.5 Signal Shape

2.6 Analyzing an IR Spectrum

Chapter 3 NMR Spectroscopy

3.1 Chemical Equivalence

3.2 Chemical Shift (Benchmark Values)

3.3 Integration

3.4 Multiplicity

3.5 Pattern Recognition

3.6 Complex Splitting

3.7 No Splitting

3.8 Hydrogen Deficiency Index (Degrees of Unsaturation)

3.9 Analyzing a Proton NMR Spectrum

3.10 13C NMR Spectroscopy

Chapter 4 Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution

4.1 Halogenation and the Role of Lewis Acids

4.2 Nitration

4.3 Friedel-Crafts Alkylation and Acylation

4.4 Sulfonation

4.5 Activation and Deactivation

4.6 Directing Effects

4.7 Identifying Activators and Deactivators

4.8 Predicting and Exploiting Steric Effects

4.9 Synthesis Strategies

Chapter 5 Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution

5.1 Criteria for Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution

5.2 SNAr Mechanism

5.3 Elimination-Addition

5.4 Mechanism Strategies

Chapter 6 Ketones and Aldehydes

6.1 Preparation of Ketones and Aldehydes

6.2 Stability and Reactivity of C¨O Bonds

6.3 H-Nucleophiles

6.4 O-Nucleophiles

6.5 S-Nucleophiles

6.6 N-Nucleophiles

6.7 C-Nucleophiles

6.8 Some Important Exceptions to the Rule

6.9 How to Approach Synthesis Problems

Chapter 7 Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

7.1 Reactivity of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

7.2 General Rules

7.3 Acid Halides

7.4 Acid Anhydrides

7.5 Esters

7.6 Amides and Nitriles

7.7 Synthesis Problems

Chapter 8 Enols and Enolates

8.1 Alpha Protons

8.2 Keto-Enol Tautomerism

8.3 Reactions Involving Enols

8.4 Making Enolates

8.5 Haloform Reaction

8.6 Alkylation of Enolates

8.7 Aldol Reactions

8.8 Claisen Condensation

8.9 Decarboxylation

8.10 Michael Reactions

Chapter 9 Amines

9.1 Nucleophilicity and Basicity of Amines

9.2 Preparation of Amines through SN2 Reactions

9.3 Preparation of Amines through Reductive Amination

9.4 Acylation of Amines

9.5 Reactions of Amines with Nitrous Acid

9.6 Aromatic Diazonium Salts

Chapter 10 Diels-Alder Reactions

10.1 Introduction and Mechanism

10.2 The Dienophile

10.3 The Diene

10.4 Other Pericyclic Reactions

Answer Key


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