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Foundations of Organic Chemistry

Author: Hornby, Michael (Senior Tutor, Stowe Sch
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 100
Pub Date: 08/04/1993
Publisher: O.U.P.
ISBN: 9780198556800
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Quick overview Summarizes the fundamentals of organic chemistry. This work introduces basic physical chemistry, and lays the groundwork for the mechanistic organic chemistry. It stresses on the importance of bonding and mechanism. It also includes examples of natural products and pharmaceuticals. It is suitable for advanced school students and undergraduates.
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Advanced school students and beginning undergraduates will find this book a readable and stimulating summary of the fundamentals of organic chemistry. The first three chapters introduce some basic physical chemistry, and lay the groundwork for the mechanistic organic chemistry covered later in the book. The importance of bonding and mechanism are stressed throughout, and students are encouraged to apply their chemical knowledge in new and unfamiliar situations in order to develop and sustain their interest. A wide range of examples including natural products and pharmaceuticals is included, with the final chapter exploring some new developments and providing an introduction to current research.

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