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BIOS Instant Notes in Organic Chemistry

Graham Patrick
Publication Date:
November 27, 2003
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368 pages

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    Instant Notes in Organic Chemistry, Second Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts−an ideal revision checklist−followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams.


      • Focuses on core information in the subject area.
      • Offers a structured approach to learning and rapid revision using a uniform, systematic format.
      • Key Notes providing summaries of essential facts at the beginning of each section.
      • Related Topics with each section which cross-reference to other sections within the text.
      • Simple illustrations that students can easily replicate in an exam with the art program available online.


      This is a student-friendly textbook and will help students understand the subject and encourage easy learning by focusing on the essentials of organic chemistry. - Chimis Nouvelle, No. 89, June 2005
  • Contents

    A. Structure and Bonding

    B. Alkanes and Cycloalkanes

    C. Functional Groups

    D. Stereochemistry

    E. Nucleophiles and Electrophiles

    F. Reactions and Mechanisms

    G. Acid-base Reactions

    H. Alkenes and Alkynes

    I. Aromatic Chemistry

    J. Aldehydes and Ketones

    K. Carboxylic acids and Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

    L. Alkyl Halides

    M. Alcohols, Phenols, and Thiols

    N. Ethers, Epoxides and Thioethers

    O. Amines and Nitriles

    P. Organic Spectroscopy and Analysis

    Further Reading


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  • E-book


    BIOS Instant Notes in Organic Chemistry will be available in the US and Canada as a downloadable e-book from VitalSource.

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