A simple mechanism (using acid-base, electron pushing) and more organic examples (using acid-base pKa to balance equilibrium constant) have been added to Chapter 1.
Coverage of the curved arrow has also been brought into the main text of Chapter 1.
The review of bonding from general chemistry has also been expanded in Chapter 1.
Coverage of chiral organometallic catalysts has been added...show more to Chapter 14.
New Chapter on Polymers (chapter 29)
New design! Mechanisms will be highlighted: A chapter outline and list of mechanisms has been added to each new 2-page chapter opener. Mechanism titles have been added to boxed figures where appropriate to highlight the mechanisms throughout the text. A list of tables and mechanisms has been added to the front matter.
Hand-drawn art pieces (rendered by the author) have been added to the sample solutions in the in-text problems throughout, and all of the artwork in the sixth edition has also been revised.
Boxed essay readings will include problems.
New ChemZone OLC
NEW! High quality mechanism animations of key reactions in the text.
eInstruction questions are available with this project and can be found on the Online Learning Center. eInstruction is a wireless student response system that allows for the ultimate in classroom participation, giving you immediate feedback from every student.
...show lessEdition/Copyright: 6TH 06 Cover: Hardback Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Year Published: 2006 International: No
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1. Structure Determines Properties 2. Hydrocarbon Frameworks, Alkanes 3. Conformations of Alkanes and Cycloalkanes 4. Alcohols and Alkyl Halides 5. Structure and Preparation of Alkenes: Elimination Reactions 6. Reactions of Alkenes: Addition Reactions 7. Stereochemistry 8. Nucleophilic Substitution 9. Alkynes 10. Conjugation in Alkadienes and Allylic Systems 11. Arenes and Aromaticity 12. Reactions of Arenes: Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution 13. Spectroscopy 14. Organometallic Compounds 15. Alcohols, Diols, and Thiols 16. Ethers, Epoxides, and Sulfides 17. Aldehydes and Ketones: Nucleophilic Addition to the Carbonyl Group 18. Enols and Enolates 19. Carboxylic Acids 20. Carboxylic Acid Derivatives: Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution 21. Ester Enolates 22. Amines 23. Aryl Halides 24. Phenols 25. Carbohydrates 26. Lipids 27. Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins 28. Nucleosides, Nucleotides, and Nucleic Acids 29. Synthetic Polymers Appendix 1 Physical Properties Appendix 2 Answers to In-Text Problems
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