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General Introduction: Hydrocarbons, Halogen Derivatives: A Modern Comprehensive Treatise

Length: 588 pages23 hours


Rodd’s Chemistry of Carbon Compounds, Volume I, Part A: General Introduction: Hydrocarbons Halogen Derivatives covers the classification and nomenclature of hydrocarbons and their halogen derivatives.
This volume contains 15 chapters, and begins with an overview of the historical development of the structural aspects of carbon compounds. This topic is followed by discussions on the classification, nomenclature, analysis, physical properties, crystallographic studies, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanisms of hydrocarbons and their derivatives. Other chapters describe the reactions of free radicals, homolytic oxidation mechanisms, and wave mechanics of hydrocarbons. The concluding chapters are devoted to nomenclature, preparation, and methods of analysis of aliphatic compounds.
Organic chemists and researchers will find this book invaluable.

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