Organic Chemistry, Volume One: Part I: Aliphatic Compounds Part II: Alicyclic Compoundsvolume 1 (Dover Books on Chemistry #1) (Paperback)

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A rich source of chemical facts, theories, and processes, this two-volume series treats the entire subject of organic chemistry. It has served for decades as a reference for chemists in industry and education as well as a classroom text for students with a year or more of experience in organic chemistry.
Volume One provides thorough coverage of aliphatic compounds, devoting 500 pages to the physical properties and various methods of synthetic preparation of hydrocarbons, halides, alcohols, ethers, carbohydrates, proteins, ketones, amines, monobasic acids, and many other related compounds. The second part of this volume discusses alicyclic compounds, with reactions, isomers, and processes given for terpenes, cyclopropane derivatives, carotenoids, and the cholane series. Methods of synthetic preparation receive a critical analysis, and many biochemical compounds are described.

About the Author


Frank Clifford Whitmore (1887-1947) was a prominent chemist, author, teacher, researcher, scholar, and dean. He was active in military research during World War II. This multipart-volume was the first English-language textbook in advanced organic chemistry.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780486607009
ISBN-10: 0486607003
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: December 14th, 2011
Pages: 608
Language: English
Series: Dover Books on Chemistry