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This book has been written in accordance with the current CBCS B.Sc. Program of the University of Delhi. It also suitably caters to students of B.Sc. (Hons.) and B.Sc.(Gen.) courses in all the Indian Universities. Considering the short period of time at the disposal of students in a semester, an attempt has been made to present the text in a student-friendly manner. This should eliminate the need to refer to many books for one paper. The text has been presented in a manner that would be comprehensible to even an average student.
The book covers chapters on General Organic Chemistry, Stereochemistry, and Chemistry of Aliphatic Hydrocarbons. Review problems (Solved) and Unsolved exercises along with test papers have been given in the book.
It is suitable for current CBCS B.Sc Program , B.Sc (Hons.) and B.Sc (Gen. ) students.
Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry • Valence Bond Theory • Sigma (s) Bond • Pi (p) Bond • Lewis Structure of Organic Compounds • Hybridisation • Resonance • Bond Length • Bond Strength or Bond Energy • Bond Angle • Polar and Non-Polar Bonds • Intermolecular-Forces • Electrogenic Effects • Steric Hindrance • Cleavage of Covalent Bonds • Reaction Intermediates • Types of Reagents • Acids and Bases • Aromaticity
Chapter 2: Isomerism • Introduction • Stereoisomerism and Chirality
Chapter 3: Alkanes • Nomenclature • Isomerism • Methods of Preparation of Alkanes • Physical Properties • Chemical Properties • Petroleum • Cycloalkanes
Chapter 4: Unsaturated Hydrocarbons • Alkenes & Alkadienes • Nomenclature of Alkenes • Isomerism in Alkenes • Methods of Preparation of Alkenes • Physical Properties • Stability of Alkenes • Chemical Properties of Alkenes • Alkadienes
Chapter 5: Alkynes • Nomenclature • Isomerism • Methods of Preparation of Alkynes • Physical Properties • Chemical Properties • Interconversions
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About the Author:
Aprajita Chauhan obtained her PhD degree in Chemistry from the University of Garhwal in 1989. The experimental work for the doctoral thesis was carried out at the School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She was a Senior Research Fellow under the project sponsored by the Department of Environment and Forests (1985-1988). Dr Chauhan worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi (1988-1989; 1990-1991) and University of Southampton, U.K. (1989-1990). She was awarded a UGC Research Associateship in 1991 to work with Prof. V.5. Parmar at the University of Delhi.
Dr Chauhan has 15 research papers published in International and National journals of repute. She has participated in various international Symposia and presented a paper in Izmir, Turkey (1988). She has been awarded two Innovation Projects by the University of Delhi (2013-2015 and 2015-2016). Her project on Green Diesel got the award of excellence for best innovative idea at the Antardhwani Exposition. Her current research interests range from the use of enzymes in organic synthesis, environmental chemistry, to alternative fuels like biodiesel and bioethanol.
Dr Chauhan has over 22 years of experience in teaching organic chemistry to undergraduate students. She is presently an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Sri Aurobindo College (University of Delhi), New Delhi.
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