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Organic Chemistry (Paperback, 9th edition): Leroy Wade, Jan Simek Organic Chemistry (Paperback, 9th edition)
Leroy Wade, Jan Simek 2
R1,721 Discovery Miles 17 210 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

A Student-Centered Approach to Learning and Studying Organic Chemistry.

Wade & Simek’s Ninth Edition of Organic Chemistry presents key principles of organic chemistry in the context of fundamental reasoning and problem solving. Authored to complement how students use a textbook today, new Problem Solving Strategies, Partially Solved Problems, Visual Reaction Guides and Reaction Starbursts encourage students to use the text before class as a primary introduction to organic chemistry as well as a comprehensive study tool for working problems and/or preparing for exams. With unparalleled and highly refined pedagogy, this Ninth edition gives students a contemporary overview of organic principles and the tools for organizing and understanding reaction mechanisms and synthetic organic chemistry.

This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States.

  • Organic Chemistry offers the following features to facilitate learning:
  • Highly refined presentation and features present key principles of organic chemistry in the context of fundamental reasoning and problem solving.
  • New! Expanded coverage of Acid/Base Chemistry in Chapter 2 and separation of the material on Substitution and Elimination into two distinct chapters allow students to build upon their existing knowledge and move through their first mechanisms with greater clarity and with more opportunities to test and apply their understanding without getting overwhelmed.
  • NEW! Problem Solving Strategies have been added and explicitly highlighted in each chapter, including new strategies for resonance, acid-base equilibria, and multistep synthesis.
  • NEW! Green chemistry is emphasized with presentation of less-toxic, environmentally friendly reagents in many situations, such as oxidation of alcohols with bleach rather than with chromium reagents.
  • NEW! Chapter Openers focus on applications discussed in the chapter, with introductions and images for a more enticing, contemporary presentation.
  • NEW! Reaction Starbursts appear before the end of chapter material of every ‘reaction-based chapter’ to help students better understand and mentally organize reactive similarities and distinctions.
  • NEW! Visual Guides to Organic Reactions place the reactions covered in major chapters within the overall context of the reactions covered in the course.
  • NEW! Over 100 new problems include more synthesis problems and problems based on recent literature.
  • 20 Key Mechanism boxes highlight the fundamental mechanistic principles that recur throughout the course and are the basis for some of the longer, more complex mechanisms. Each describes the steps of the reaction in detail with a specific example to reinforce the mechanism and a concluding problem to help students absorb these essential reactions.
  • Over 50 Mechanism boxes help students understand how specific reactions occur by zooming in on each individual step in detail.
  • UPDATED! Art has been revised throughout to provide consistency and clarity in the text, giving students access to detailed representations of molecular and orbital art.

Essential Problem Solving Skills help students navigate problems and key topics in the text.

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MasteringChemistry is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics™.

Organic Structural Spectroscopy: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition): Joseph Lambert, Scott Gronert,... Organic Structural Spectroscopy: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Joseph Lambert, Scott Gronert, Herbert Shurvell, David Lightner, Robert Graham. Cooks
R1,558 Discovery Miles 15 580 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Chapter 1 Introduction 1-1 The Spectroscopic Approach to Structure Determination 1-2 Contributions of Different Forms of Spectroscopy 1-3 The Electromagnetic Spectrum 1-4 Molecular Weight and Molecular Formula 1-5 Structural Isomers and Stereoisomers Problems Part I NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY Chapter 2 Introduction 2-1 Magnetic Properties of Nuclei 2-2 The Chemical Shift 2-3 Excitation and Relaxation 2-4 Pulsed Experiments 2-5 The Coupling Constant 2-6 Quantification and Complex Splitting 2-7 Commonly Studied Nuclides 2-8 Dynamic Effects 2-9 Spectra of Solids 2-10 Experimental Methods Problems Tips on Solving NMR Problems Bibliography Chapter 3 The Chemical Shift 3-1 Factors That Influence Proton Shifts 3-2 Proton Chemical Shifts and Structure 3-3 Medium and Isotope Effects 3-4 Factors That Influence Carbon Shirts 3-5 Carbon Chemical Shifts and Structure 3-6 Tables of Chemical Shifts Problems Further Tips on Solving NMR Problems Bibliography Chapter 4 The Coupling Constant 4-1 First-Order Spectra 4-2 Chemical and Magnetic Equivalence 4-3 Signs and Mechanisms 4-4 Couplings over One Bond 4-5 Geminal Couplings 4-6 Vicinal Couplings 4-7 Long-Range Couplings 4-8 Spectral Analysis 4-9 Second-Order Spectra 4-10 Tables of Coupling Constants Problems Bibliography Chapter 5 Further Topics in One-Dimensional NMR 5-1 Spin-Lattice and Spin-Spin Relaxation 5-2 Reactions on the NMR Time Scale 5-3 Multiple Resonance 5-4 The Nuclear Overhauser Effect 5-5 Spectral Editing 5-6 Sensitivity Enhancement 5-7 Carbon Connectivity 5-8 Phase Cycling, Composite Pulses, and Shaped Pulses Problems Bibliography Chapter 6 Two-Dimensional NMR 6-1 Proton-Proton Correlation Through Coupling 6-2 Proton-Heteronucleus Correlation 6-3 Proton-Proton Correlation Through Space or Chemical Exchange 6-4 Carbon-Carbon Correlation 6-5 Higher Dimensions 6-6 Pulsed Field Gradients 6-7 Summary of Two-Dimensional Methods Problems Bibliography Part II MASS SPECTROMETRY Chapter 7 Instrumentation and Theory 7-1 Introduction 7-2 Ionization Methods 7-3 Mass Analysis 7-4 Sample Preparation Chapter 8 Ion Activation and Fragmentation 8-1 Basic Principles 8-2 Methods and Energetics 8-3 Functional Groups Chapter 9 Structural Analysis 9-1 Molecular Weights 9-2 Molecular Formula 9-3 Structures from Fragmentation Patterns 9-4 Polymers Chapter 10 Quantitative Applications 10-1 Quantification of Analytes 10-2 Thermochemistry Part III VIBRATIONAL SPECTROSCOPY Chapter 11 Introduction 11-1 Introduction 11-2 Vibrations of Molecules 11-3 Infrared and Raman Spectra 11-4 Units and Notation 11-5 Infrared Spectra: Dispersive and Fourier Transform 11-6 Sampling Methods for Infrared Transmission Spectra 11-7 Raman Spectroscopy 11-8 Raman Sampling Methods 11-9 Depolarization Measurements 11-10 Infrared Reflection Spectroscopy Problems Bibliography Chapter 12 Group Frequencies 12-1 Introduction 12-2 Factors Affecting Group Frequencies 12-3 Infrared Group Frequencies 12-4 Raman Group Frequencies 12-5 Preliminary Analysis 12-6 The CH Stretching Region (3340-2700 cm-1) 12-7 The Carbonyl Stretching Region (1850-1650 cm-1) 12-8 Aromatic Compounds 12-9 Compounds Containing Methyl Groups 12-10 Compounds Containing Methylene Groups 12-11 Unsaturated Compounds 12-12 Compounds Containing Oxygen 12-13 Compounds Containing Nitrogen 12-14 Compounds Containing Phosphorus and Sulfur 12-15 Heterocyclic Compounds 12-16 Compounds Containing Halogens 12-17 Boron, Silicon, Tin, Lead, and Mercury Compounds 12-18 Isotopically Labeled Compounds 12-19 Using the Literature on Vibrational Spectroscopy Problems Bibliography Part IV ELECTRONIC ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY Chapter 13 Introduction and Experimental Methods 13-1 Introduction 13-2 Measurement of Ultraviolet-Visible Light Absorption 13-3 Quantitative Measurements 13-4 Electronic Transitions 13-5 Experimental Aspects Problems Bibliography Chapter 14 Structural Analysis 14-1 Isolated Chromophores 14-2 Conjugated Chromophores 14-3 Aromatic Compounds 14-4 Important Naturally Occurring Chromophores 14-5 The Woodward-Fieser Rules 14-6 Steric Effects 14-7 Solvent Effects and Dynamic Equilibria 14-8 Hydrogen Bonding Studies 14-9 Homoconjugation 14-10 Charge Transfer Band 14-11 Worked Problems Problems Bibliography Chapter 15 Integrated Problems

Light Metals 2020 (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Alan Tomsett Light Metals 2020 (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Alan Tomsett
R10,004 Discovery Miles 100 040 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The Light Metals symposia at the TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition present the most recent developments, discoveries, and practices in primary aluminum science and technology. The annual Light Metals volume has become the definitive reference in the field of aluminum production and related light metal technologies. The 2020 collection includes papers from the following symposia: * Alumina and Bauxite* Aluminum Alloys, Processing and Characterization* Aluminum Reduction Technology* Cast Shop Technology* Cast Shop Technology: Recycling and Sustainability Joint Session* Electrode Technology for Aluminum Production

Study Guide with Student Solutions Manual, Intl. Edition for McMurry's Organic Chemistry, International Edition, 8th... Study Guide with Student Solutions Manual, Intl. Edition for McMurry's Organic Chemistry, International Edition, 8th (Paperback, 8th Revised edition)
R1,905 R1,652 Discovery Miles 16 520 Save R253 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Chemistry of Love and Sex (Paperback): Madalena M. M. Pinto Chemistry of Love and Sex (Paperback)
Madalena M. M. Pinto
R617 Discovery Miles 6 170 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Chemistry of Love and Sex is a chemist's guide to the chemical phenomena and molecules associated with endogenous hormonal mechanisms and brain neurotransmission - the basis of many emotions associated with love, passion, and sex.
Chemistry of Love and Sex demonstrates how these substances interact and "play" with each other in the different phases of human relationships. External factors which may influence love and sex, such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetics or food are also considered.

Solomons' Organic Chemistry (Paperback, 12th Edition, Global Edition): T.W. Graham Solomons, Craig B. Fryhle, Scott A.... Solomons' Organic Chemistry (Paperback, 12th Edition, Global Edition)
T.W. Graham Solomons, Craig B. Fryhle, Scott A. Snyder
R1,346 Discovery Miles 13 460 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The 12th edition of Organic Chemistry continues Solomons, Fryhle & Snyder's tradition of excellence in teaching and preparing students for success in the organic classroom and beyond. A central theme of the authors' approach to organic chemistry is to emphasize the relationship between structure and reactivity. To accomplish this, the content is organized in a way that combines the most useful features of a functional group approach with one largely based on reaction mechanisms. The authors' philosophy is to emphasize mechanisms and their common aspects as often as possible, and at the same time, use the unifying features of functional groups as the basis for most chapters. The structural aspects of the authors' approach show students what organic chemistry is. Mechanistic aspects of their approach show students how it works. And wherever an opportunity arises, the authors' show students what it does in living systems and the physical world around us.

Superalloys 2020 - Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Superalloys (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Sammy Tin, Mark... Superalloys 2020 - Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Superalloys (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Sammy Tin, Mark Hardy, Justin Clews, Jonathan Cormier, Qiang Feng, …
R9,031 Discovery Miles 90 310 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The 14th International Symposium on Superalloys (Superalloys 2020) highlights technologies for lifecycle improvement of superalloys. In addition to the traditional focus areas of alloy development, processing, mechanical behavior, coatings, and environmental effects, this volume includes contributions from academia, supply chain, and product-user members of the superalloy community that highlight technologies that contribute to improving manufacturability, affordability, life prediction, and performance of superalloys.

Practical Skills in Chemistry (Paperback, 3rd edition): John Dean, David Holmes, Alan Jones, Allan Jones, Jonathan Weyers, Rob... Practical Skills in Chemistry (Paperback, 3rd edition)
John Dean, David Holmes, Alan Jones, Allan Jones, Jonathan Weyers, …
R1,181 Discovery Miles 11 810 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Practical skills form the cornerstone of chemistry. However, the diversity of skills required in the laboratory means that a student's experience may be limited. While some techniques do require specific skills, many of them are transferable generic skills that are required throughout the subject area. Limited time constraints of the modern curriculum often preclude or minimise laboratory time. Practical Skills in Chemistry 3rd edition provides a general guidance for use in and out of practical sessions, covering a range of techniques from the basic to the more advanced. This 'one-stop' text will guide you through the wide range of practical, analytical and data handling skills that you will need during your studies. It will also give you a solid grounding in wider transferable skills such as teamwork, using information technology, communicating information and study skills. This edition has been enhanced and updated throughout to provide a complete and easy-to-read guide to the developing skills required from your first day through to graduation, further strengthening its reputation as the practical resource for students of chemistry and related discipline areas.

Study Guide with Solutions Manual for McMurry's Organic Chemistry: a Biological Applications (Paperback, 2nd Revised... Study Guide with Solutions Manual for McMurry's Organic Chemistry: a Biological Applications (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
John E McMurry
R1,173 R1,032 Discovery Miles 10 320 Save R141 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry, International Edition (Paperback, 7th edition): John McMurry Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry, International Edition (Paperback, 7th edition)
John McMurry
R907 R808 Discovery Miles 8 080 Save R99 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Master organic chemistry with this thorough, to-the-point introduction to the fascinating science of organic chemistry. In every chapter of FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 7e, you'll find applications that demonstrate how organic chemistry relates to your everyday life, a striking full color art program that helps you visualize chemical processes and reactions, and superior learning tools you can use to study for tests, master key concepts, and succeed in the course.

Methodologies in Amine Synthesis - Challenges and Applications (Hardcover): Alfredo Ricci, Luca Bernardi Methodologies in Amine Synthesis - Challenges and Applications (Hardcover)
Alfredo Ricci, Luca Bernardi
R3,188 Discovery Miles 31 880 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This unique book summarizes state-of-the-art synthetic methodologies for the efficient preparation of amines as well as their application in pharmaceutical chemistry and materials science.

Organofluorine Chemistry - Synthesis, Modeling, and Applications (Hardcover): Kalman J. Szabo, Nicklas Selander Organofluorine Chemistry - Synthesis, Modeling, and Applications (Hardcover)
Kalman J. Szabo, Nicklas Selander
R3,274 Discovery Miles 32 740 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

By presenting novel methods for the efficient preparation of fluorinated compounds and their application in pharmaceutical and agrochemical chemistry as well as medicine, this is a valuable source of information for all researchers in academia and industry!

Analytical Geomicrobiology - A Handbook of Instrumental Techniques (Hardcover): Janice P L Kenney, Harish Veeramani, Daniel S.... Analytical Geomicrobiology - A Handbook of Instrumental Techniques (Hardcover)
Janice P L Kenney, Harish Veeramani, Daniel S. Alessi
R1,624 Discovery Miles 16 240 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Geomicrobiology is the study of microbes and microbial processes and their role in driving environmental and geological processes at scales ranging from the nano, micron, to meter scale. This growing field has seen major advances in recent years, largely due to the development of new analytical tools and improvements to existing techniques, which allow us to better understand the complex interactions between microbes and their surroundings. In this comprehensive handbook, expert authors outline the state-of-the-art and emerging analytical techniques used in geomicrobiology. Readers are guided through each technique including background theory, sample preparation, standard methodology, data collection and analysis, best practices and common pitfalls, and examples of how and where the technique has been applied. The book provides a practical go-to reference for advanced students, researchers and professional scientists looking to employ techniques commonly used in geomicrobiology.

Classics in Total Synthesis III - Further Targets, Strategies, Methods (Paperback): KC Nicolaou, Jason S. Chen Classics in Total Synthesis III - Further Targets, Strategies, Methods (Paperback)
KC Nicolaou, Jason S. Chen
R2,073 R1,929 Discovery Miles 19 290 Save R144 (7%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

K.C. Nicolaou - Winner of the Nemitsas Prize 2014 in Chemistry Adopting his didactically skillful approach, K.C. Nicolaou compiles in this textbook the important synthetic methods that lead to a complex molecule with valuable properties. He explains all the key steps of the synthetic pathway, highlighting the major developments in blue-boxed sections and contrasting these to other synthetic methods. A wonderful tool for learning and teaching and a must-have for all future and present organic and biochemists.

Chemistry of Peptide Synthesis (Hardcover): N. Leo Benoiton Chemistry of Peptide Synthesis (Hardcover)
N. Leo Benoiton
R4,389 Discovery Miles 43 890 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Chemistry of Peptide Synthesis is a complete overview of how peptides are synthesized and what techniques are likely to generate the most desirable reactions. Incorporating elements from the author's role of Career Investigator of the Medical Research Council of Canada and his extensive teaching career, the book emphasizes learning rather than memorization. The text uses clear language and schematics to present concepts progressively, carefully excluding unnecessary details and providing a historical context in which to appreciate the development of the field.

The author first outlines the fundamentals of peptide synthesis, focusing on the intermediates in aminolysis reactions. Gradually the text builds into discussions of the applicability of coupling reactions, stereomutation, methods of deprotection, solid-phase synthesis, side-chain protection and side reactions, and amplification on coupling methods. The book clarifies the differences between oxazolones from amino-acid derivativesand segments and the implications of their formation on the chiral integrity of products. The author offers a critical analysis of the mechanisms of coupling reactions and the desirability of preactivation. The text explains hindrance and the nucleophilicity of tertiary amines and rationalizes their use. The book also explores mechanisms of acidolysis and the dual role of nucleophiles as reactants and scavengers.

Chemistry of Peptide Synthesis supplies a broad, yet straightforward approach that appeals to those with limited knowledge of organic chemistry or chemists from other fields as well as in-depth coverage that can be appreciated by experienced peptidologists.

Completing Your Thesis - A Practical Guide (Paperback): Nelleke Bak Completing Your Thesis - A Practical Guide (Paperback)
Nelleke Bak
R445 R409 Discovery Miles 4 090 Save R36 (8%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Master's and doctoral students often have unnecessary difficulty with the technical requirements of constructing a research proposal, writing a thesis and submitting it for examination. Students can expect expert supervision in conducting their research and drawing conclusions, but the responsibility for presenting their work in the correct way and in accordance with accepted conventions is theirs alone. This guide has been developed in response to both student's and supervisors' needs. The step-by-step discussion of the entire thesis undertaking spells out information for students that academics often take for granted, and that students often struggle to access on their own.

Organic Stereochemistry - Guiding Principles and Biomedicinal Relevance (Paperback): Bernard Testa, John Caldwell, M. Volkan... Organic Stereochemistry - Guiding Principles and Biomedicinal Relevance (Paperback)
Bernard Testa, John Caldwell, M. Volkan Kisak]rek
R2,036 R1,891 Discovery Miles 18 910 Save R145 (7%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

""This book should become an indispensable asset on the bookshelves of pharmaceutical laboratories in academia and in industry, as well as of laboratories devoted to plant protection. I am convinced that studying this book will be an eye-opener for many scientists in the field of life sciences. Furthermore, for teachers in this area it will not only be a useful compilation of the various languages and definitions of organic stereochemistry, but also a welcome source of examples for demonstrating to their students the intricate and intriguing role stereochemistry plays in the chemistry of life."" -Prof. Dr. Dieter Seebach, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

This textbook presents the molecular scale of matter in the broad diversity and richness of its three dimensions, giving due attention when relevant to the temporal dimension in which molecules exist, act, and react.

The focus is on two significant fields of three-dimensional chemistry: a presentation of the guiding principles in organic stereochemistry, followed by a focus on the biochemical and medicinal relevance of this discipline.

The treatment of "Guiding Principles "gives priority to didactic clarity and nomenclature issues, as detailed and illustrated in Parts 1 to 4: '"Symmetry Elements and Operations, Classification of Stereoisomers"''"Stereoisomerism Resulting from One or Several Stereogenic Centers"''"Other Stereogenic Elements: Axes of Chirality, Planes of Chirality, Helicity, and ("E," "Z")-Diastereoisomerism"''"Isomerisms about Single Bonds and in Cyclic Systems"'

This is followed by Parts 5 to 8 which focus on the biomedicinal relevance of stereochemistry, with special reference to the biochemistry and pharmacology of medicinal compounds.

Here, examples and applications are discussed and illustrated based on their relevance to a given specific stereochemical aspect: '"Chirality in Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology"''"The Conformational Factor in Molecular Pharmacology"''"The Concept of Substrate Stereoselectivity in Biochemistry and Xenobiotic Metabolism"''"Prostereoisomerism and the Concept of Product Stereoselectivity in Xenobiotic Metabolism"'

Finally, the book contains a gift for broad-minded readers with an interest in the historical roots of stereochemistry: Part 9: '"Molecular Chirality in Chemistry and Biology: Historical Milestones"'

Key features: Consists entirely of beautifully produced colored figuresIncludes marginal notes, giving clear-cut short definitions of terms used in the corresponding captionProvides an alphabetic glossary of termsOffers an extensive index

Structured and Modified Lipids (Hardcover, illustrated edition): Frank D. Gunstone Structured and Modified Lipids (Hardcover, illustrated edition)
Frank D. Gunstone
R6,561 Discovery Miles 65 610 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This text addresses critical topics in the expanding market and production for lipids. It combines novel and traditional methods from technological and biological perspectives to achieve the most effective pathways for production of modified lipids. The book is organized into three sections exploring development, new production methods and successful products and uses.

Wood and Cellulosic Chemistry, Revised, and Expanded (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): David N-.S. Hon, Nobuo Shiraishi Wood and Cellulosic Chemistry, Revised, and Expanded (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
David N-.S. Hon, Nobuo Shiraishi
R7,937 Discovery Miles 79 370 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Revised and expanded for the second edition, this text details the principal concepts and developments in wood science, chemistry and technology. It includes new chapters on the chemical synthesis of cellulose and its technology, preservation of wood resources and the conservation of waterlogged wood.

Surface Chemistry and Electrochemistry of Membranes (Hardcover): Torben Smith Sorenson Surface Chemistry and Electrochemistry of Membranes (Hardcover)
Torben Smith Sorenson
R7,912 Discovery Miles 79 120 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

An eclectic mix of studies on chemical and electrochemical behaviour of membrane surfaces. The book looks at membranes - both organic and inorganic - from a host of different perspectives and in the context of many diverse disciplines. It explores the behaviours of both synthetic and biological membranes, employing physical, chemical and physiochemical perspectives, and blends state-of-the-art research of many disciplines into a coherent whole.

C-Glycoside Synthesis (Hardcover): Maarten Postema C-Glycoside Synthesis (Hardcover)
Maarten Postema
R5,609 Discovery Miles 56 090 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This book examines methods particularly well suited for either a- or b-C-glycoside formation. It helps field workers quickly select the best method for synthesizing a particular type of C-glycoside. The use of C-glycosides as synthons in natural product synthesis is also addressed.

Expanding Monomers - Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications (Hardcover): Rajender Kumar Sadhir, Russell M. Luck Expanding Monomers - Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications (Hardcover)
Rajender Kumar Sadhir, Russell M. Luck
R10,220 Discovery Miles 102 200 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Expanding Monomers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications provides a thorough discussion of expanding polymer systems and their potential applications. The scope of the book includes background information on conventional monomers, their polymeric systems, and associated shrinkage problems. Monomers that expand during polymerization are covered in detail, including their synthesis and characterization. Polymerization (homopolymerization and copolymerization) of expanding monomers is discussed, in addition to mechanisms and kinetics of several polymerization processes, such as cationic initiation and free radical ring-opening polymerization. The book also explores various applications in which expanding polymer systems have potential. These applications include coatings, casting and potting materials, composite adhesives, and electrical insulations. Expanding Monomers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications will be valuable as a reference for manufacturers, researchers, teachers, and students in polymer and materials science, in addition to industry and university libraries.

McGraw-Hill's 500 Organic Chemistry Questions: Ace Your College Exams (Paperback, Ed): Estelle Meislich, Herbert Meislich,... McGraw-Hill's 500 Organic Chemistry Questions: Ace Your College Exams (Paperback, Ed)
Estelle Meislich, Herbert Meislich, Jacob Sharefkin
R370 R309 Discovery Miles 3 090 Save R61 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

500 Ways to Achieve Your Best Grades

We want you to succeed on your organic chemistry midterm and final exams. That's why we've selected these 500 questions to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best grades. These questions and answers are similar to the ones you'll find on a typical college exam, so you will know what to expect on test day. Each question includes explanations for right and wrong answers for your full understanding of the concepts. Whether you have been studying all year or are doing a last-minute review, "McGraw-Hill's 500 Organic Chemistry Questions" will help you achieve the final grade you desire.

Sharpen your subject knowledge and build your test-taking confidence with: 500 essential organic chemistry questions Complete answer explanations Coverage of organic chemistry from reactivity to proteins

Experimental Organic Chemistry (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Philippa B. Cranwell, Laurence M. Harwood, Christopher J. Moody Experimental Organic Chemistry (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Philippa B. Cranwell, Laurence M. Harwood, Christopher J. Moody
R1,339 Discovery Miles 13 390 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The definitive guide to the principles and practice of experimental organic chemistry - fully updated and now featuring more than 100 experiments The latest edition of this popular guide to experimental organic chemistry takes students from their first day in the laboratory right through to complex research procedures. All sections have been updated to reflect new techniques, equipment and technologies, and the text has been revised with an even sharper focus on practical skills and procedures. The first half of the book is devoted to safe laboratory practice as well as purification and analytical techniques; particularly spectroscopic analysis. The second half contains step-by-step experimental procedures, each one illustrating a basic principle, or important reaction type. Tried and tested over almost three decades, over 100 validated experiments are graded according to their complexity and all are chosen to highlight important chemical transformations and to teach key experimental skills. New sections cover updated health and safety guidelines, additional spectroscopic techniques, electronic notebooks and record keeping, and techniques, such as semi-automated chromatography and enabling technologies such as the use of microwave and flow chemistry. New experiments include transition metal-catalysed cross-coupling, organocatalysis, asymmetric synthesis, flow chemistry, and microwave-assisted synthesis. Key aspects of this third edition include: * Detailed descriptions of the correct use of common apparatus used in the organic laboratory * Outlines of practical skills that all chemistry students must learn * Highlights of aspects of health and safety in the laboratory, both in the first section and throughout the experimental procedures * Four new sections reflecting advances in techniques and technologies, from electronic databases and information retrieval to semi-automated chromatography * More than 100 validated experiments of graded complexity from introductory to research level * A user-friendly experiment directory * An instructor manual and PowerPoint slides of the figures in the book available on a companion website A comprehensive guide to contemporary organic chemistry laboratory principles, procedures, protocols, tools and techniques, Experimental Organic Chemistry, Third Edition is both an essential laboratory textbook for students of chemistry at all levels, and a handy bench reference for experienced chemists.

Chemistry and Biology of Artificial Nucleic Acids (Hardcover): Martin Egli, Piet Herdewijn Chemistry and Biology of Artificial Nucleic Acids (Hardcover)
Martin Egli, Piet Herdewijn
R3,805 Discovery Miles 38 050 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the field of artificial nucleic acids. Covering a tremendous amount of literature on the chemistry, biology, and structure of artificial nucleic acids, it will constitute an invaluable source of information for the specialist and for young researchers interested in starting a career in this fascinating field of research alike.
This book combines the contributions of many of the major players in this research field, and covers the synthesis of sugar-, base- and backbone-modified nucleic acids, their structural characteristics studied by X-ray crystallography, and NMR in solution as well as their chemical and biological properties.

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