Aromatic Chemistry by Malcolm SainsburyAromatic Chemistry by Malcolm Sainsbury

Aromatic Chemistry

byMalcolm Sainsbury

Paperback | August 1, 1992

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All the basic principles of this important topic are clearly presented here in an account which takes as examples many compounds of industrial and biological significance. Consideration is given to the structure, reactions, and properties of benzene and classes of aromatic compounds derivedfrom it, and topics such as thermodynamic versus kinetic control and pericyclic reactions are introduced. The text also covers polycyclic arenes and the small and large ring systems which are embraced by the wider definition of aromaticity.

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Malcolm Sainsbury is at University of Bath.
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Title:Aromatic ChemistryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:August 1, 1992Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198556748

ISBN - 13:9780198556749

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Table of Contents

1. Benzene2. Addition versus electrophilic substitution reactions3. Orientation of substitution in benzene derivatives4. Arylmalides5. Aromatic nitroso and nitro compounds6. Sulphonic acids and their derivatives7. Phenols8. Aromatic alcohols9. Aromatic aldehydes, acids, and derivatives10. Polycyclic arenes11. Small and large ring systems

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'well written with a design format which is easy to follow ... The numerous diagrams used throughout the texts are clear, concise and informative. A good reading material for first year organic chemistry stuents and good value for money.'N. Peerzada, Chemistry in Australia - March 1994