Wednesday, 22 October 2008

11th hour Organic Chemistry

This site covers organic chemistry and consists of complementary explanations and illustrations to the books, as well as test questions and answers. It was prepared to accompany Seth Elsheimer's '11th Hour Introduction to Organic Chemistry' I and II. The subjects covered include atomic structure, bonding and molecular properties, hydrocarbons including dienes and aromatic groups, isomers, conjugation, alkyl halides, elimination and substitution and electrophilic addition reactions, stereochemistry, nucleophilic acyl substitution reactions, carbonyl alpha substitution and condensation reactions, spectroscopy and functional groups such as alcohols, ethers, sulphides, ketones, carboxylic acids, amines, amino acids, peptides and proteins.