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Spectrometric Identification of Orga 6TH Editionby Robert Silverstein
Synopses & Reviews
This book is characterized by its problem-solving approach with extensive reference charts and tables. First published in 1962, this was the first book on the identification of organic compounds using spectroscopy. Now considered a classic, it can be found on the shelf of every Organic Chemist. The key strength of this text is the extensive set of real-data problems in Chapters 8 and 9. Even professional chemists use these spectra as reference data. Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds is written by and for organic chemists, and emphasizes the synergistic effect resulting from the interplay of the spectra.
Book News Annotation:
New edition of an enduring text. Methods described include mass and infrared spectrometry, proton magnetic resonance, correlation NMR spectrometry, and other types of NMR. The text is suitable for graduate or postgraduate classes. Includes a table of formula masses for various combinations of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen.
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Originally published in 1962, this was the first book to explore the identification of organic compounds using spectroscopy. Now in its sixth edition, it provides a thorough introduction to the three areas of spectrometry most widely used in spectrometric identification: mass spectrometry, infrared spectrometry, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry.
About the Author
Robert M. Silverstein & Francis X. Webster (Both of State Univ. of New York, College of Environmental Science & Forestry)
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Mass Spectrometry.
1.3 Ionization Methods.
1.4 Mass Analyzers.
1.5 Interpretation of El Mass Spectra.
1.6 Mass Spectra of Some Chemical Classes.
Chapter 2. Infrared Spectrometry.
2.4 Sample Handling.
2.5 Interpretations of Spectra.
2.6 Characteristic Group Absorption of Organic Molecules.
Chapter 3. Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry.
3.3 Instrumentation and Sample Handling.
3.4 Chemical Shift.
3.5 Spin Coupling, Multiplets, Spin Systems.
3.6 Protons on Oxygen, Nitrogen, and Sulfur Atoms. Exchangeable Protons.
3.7 Coupling of Protons to Other Important Nuclei (<sup>19</sup>F, E, <sup>31</sup>P, <sup>29</sup>Si, and <sup>13</sup>C.
3.8 Chemical Shift Equivalence.
3.9 Magnetic Equivalence (Spin-Coupling Equivalence).
3.10 AMX, ABX, and ABC Rigid Systems with Three Coupling Constants.
3.11 Confirmationally Mobile, Open-Chain Systems. Virtual Coupling.
3.13 Vicinal and Geminal Coupling.
3.14 Low-Range Coupling.
3.15 Selective Spin Decoupling. Double Resonance.
3.16 Nuclear Overhauser Effect, Difference Spectrometry, 1H 1H Proximity Through Space.
Chapter 4. Carbon-13 NMR Spectrometry.
4.3 Interpretation of a Simple <sup>13</sup>C Spectrum: Diethyl Phthalate.
4.4 Quantitative <sup>13</sup>C Analysis.
4.5 Chemical Shift Equivalence.
4.7 Chemical Classes and Chemical Shifts.
Chapter 5. Correlation NMR Spectrometry; 2-D NMR.
5.3 Correlation Spectrometry.
5.4 Ipsenol: <sup>1</sup>H-<sup>1</sup>H COSY.
5.5 Caryophyllene Oxide.
5.6 <sup>13</sup>C-<sup>13</sup>C Correlations: Inadequate.
5.8 Relayed Coherence Transfer: TOCSY.
5.9 HMQC – TOCSY.
5.12 Gradient Field NMR.
Chapter 6. NMR Spectrometry of Other Important Spin 1/2 Nuclei.
6.2 <sup>15</sup>N Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
6.3 <sup>19</sup>F Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
6.4 <sup>29</sup>Si Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
6.5 <sup>31</sup>P Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
Chapter 7. Solved Problems.
Chapter 8. Assigned Problems.
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