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About the Author
Dr. Frank Pellegrini has been a professor for over 35 years. His field of specialization is heterocyclic organic chemistry. He is the recipient of the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Currently he holds the rank of Professor of Organic Chemistry and Department Chair at SUNY Farmingdale. Other interests include photography, travel, and volunteer fire fighting.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Aromatic Compounds.
Chapter 2: Reactions of Aromatic Compounds.
Chapter 3: Alkyl Halides.
Chapter 4: Phenols and Aryl Halides.
Chapter 5: Alcohols and Ethers.
Chapter 6: Aldehydes and Ketones.
Chapter 7: Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives.
Chapter 8: Amines.
Chapter 9: Spectroscopy and Structure.
Summary of Preparations.
Summary of Reactions.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements.
Appendix C: Electronegativity Values.