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Organic Chemistry

(First Edition)
By Robert Engel, A. David Baker, and JaimeLee Iolani Rizzo
©2019, 1504 pages

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    Organic Chemistry begins by addressing an issue of fundamental importance – the structure of organic molecules. With this as a foundation the book then uses interactive review of materials, in conjunction with very structured guidance, to help students progress through increasingly challenging topics within the discipline.

    Over the course of thirty one chapters students learn about organic compounds, the structure and reactions of carbon-carbon doubly bonded systems, and the polarity of carbon-halogen and carbon-metal bonds. They study alkanes and cycloalkanes, physical methods of structural elucidation, nuclear magnetic resonance, and infrared spectrometry. They become familiar with carboxylic acids and their compounds, heterocyclic compounds, synthetic polymers, and more.

    The material supports students in mastering the content by providing clear explanations and real problems that require thinking beyond memorization. Written for courses in chemistry and organic chemistry, Organic Chemistry is well-suited to a two-semester program for majors, as well as students in a pre-health professions track. It is an excellent companion text for classes that include a laboratory component and manual.

    Robert Engel holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from Pennsylvania State University. A professor at Queens College, his lab work focuses on the synthesis of organic salts for applications to physical and biological systems.
    JaimeLee Iolani Rizzo earned her Ph.D. at the CUNY Graduate School and University Center. A professor at Pace University, her research addresses the synthesis of antimicrobial surfaces, an area in which she holds numerous patents.
    A. David Baker is an emeritus professor of organic chemistry at Queens College. Having published extensively on ultraviolet and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and in heterocyclic chemistry, he is currently working on the use of density functional theory and other computational methods to probe the structures and stabilities of nanostructures.
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    The Cognella Active Learning content for Organic Chemistry includes:

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