Written in a concise and student-friendly way, this textbook focuses on the underlying principles of organic chemistry and provides the tools for understanding the nature of organic reactions. The author utilizes an integrated approach for organic chemistry, uniting in a logical manner the main reaction types and their mechanisms, compound classes and their typical reactions, organic spectroscopy and principles of structure elucidation.
Explains organic chemistry in an easily accessible manner, where the principles evolve from the simplest to the most complex.
Includes a section of problems at the end of each chapter to support understanding.
Prof. em. John M. McIntosh, University of Windsor, Canada.