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Title:
Organic reaction mechanisms : selected problems and solutions
Author:
Groutas, William C.
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Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
265 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Minireview 1 - Lewis structures, Lewis acid and bases, and Lewis acid/Lewis base reactions -- Minireview 2 - Resonance -- Minireview 3 - Carbocation chemistry -- Questions 1-34 -- Answers to questions 1-34 -- Minireview 4 - Formation 8 anions (nucleophiles) -- Minireview 5 - Nucleophilic substitution S[subscript]N2 and elimination reactions E[subscript]2 -- Minireview 6 - Chemical reactivity and ring strain -- Questions 35-50 -- Answers to questions 35-50 -- Minireview 7 - Nucleophilic addition reactions of aldehydes and ketones -- Questions 51-70 -- Answers to questions 51-70 -- Minireview 8 - Nucleophilic acyl substitution reactions -- Questions 71-100 -- Answers to questions 71-100 -- Questions 101-200 -- Answers to questions 101-200 -- Questions 201-210 -- Answers to questions 201-210.
Electronic Access:
Table of Contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/onix02/00269213.html
ISBN:
9780471282518
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This hands-on manual allows readers to gain a better understanding of organic reaction mechanisms by solving a wide range of problems. Answers for the problems are included along with mini-reviews that summarize and emphasize fundamental principles. This approach sharpens readers′ reasoning ability and critical thinking.


Table of Contents

Glossaryp. 3
A Note on Writing Mechanismsp. 4
Part A

p. 25

Minireview 1 Lewis Structures, Lewis Acids and Bases, and Lewis Acid/Lewis Base Reactionsp. 27
Minireview 2 Resonancep. 38
Minireview 3 Carbocation Chemistryp. 46
Questions 1-34p. 53
Answers to Questions 1-34p. 63
Minireview 4 Formation of Anions (Nucleophiles)p. 81
Minireview 5 Nucleophilic Substitution (S[subscript N]2) and Elimination Reactions (E[subscript 2])p. 89
Minireview 6 Chemical Reactivity and Ring Strainp. 96
Questions 35-50p. 99
Answers to Questions 35-50p. 104
Minireview 7 Nucleophilic Addition Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketonesp. 114
Questions 51-70p. 119
Answers to Questions 51-70p. 125
Minireview 8 Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution Reactionsp. 137
Questions 71-100p. 139
Answers to Questions 71-100p. 148
Part B

p. 164

Questions 101-200p. 164
Answers to Questions 101-200p. 191
Part C

p. 243

Questions 201-210p. 244
Answers to Questions 201-210p. 251