Organic Reactions: Simplicity and Logic

Organic Reactions: Simplicity and Logic

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Pierre Laszlo
Wiley-Blackwell, 1995-10-31
EAN 9780471952787, ISBN10: 0471952788

Hardcover, 716 pages, 24.5 x 24.1 x 18.9 cm

Written by one of the world s leading researchers and teachers in organic chemistry, this book focuses on the living core of chemistry, organic synthesis. A rational treatment allows an economical presentation of both the theory and the actual procedures for synthetic pathways. Organic Reactions: Simplicity and Logic the student s and lecturer s ideal companion, provides:
* a superb overview of organic reactions
* a rigorous introduction to the underlying theoretical concepts
* insight into the logic and simplicity underpinning organic synthesis
* biographies of, and mini–essays devoted to, great scientists who have shaped chemistry and biochemistry
* examples of industrial organic chemistry
* an easy–to–read, well–written, highly illustrated text
* an essential learning tool for chemistry, biochemistry and polymer science courses
Organic Reactions: Simplicity and Logic presents a lucid introduction to organic synthesis which will appeal to students and lecturers in organic, medicinal, pharmaceutical and industrial chemistry as well as biochemistry, polymer and materials science.