1: Introduction to Structure and Models of Bonding 2: Strain and Stability 3: Solutions and Noncovalent Binding Forces 4: Molecular Recognition and Supramolecular Chemistry 5: Acid-Base Chemistry 6: Stereochemistry 7: Energy Surfaces and Kinetic Analyses 8: Experiments Related to Thermodynamics and Kinetics 9: Catalysis 10: Organic Reaction Mechanisms Part 1: Reactions Involving Additions and/or Eliminations 11: Organic Reaction Mechanisms Part II: Substitutions at Aliphatic Centers and Thermal Isomerizations/Rearrangements 12: Organotransition Metal Reaction Mechanisms and Catalysis 13. Organic Polymer and Materials Chemistry 14. Advanced Concepts in Electronic Structure Theory 15: Thermal Pericyclic Reactions 16: Photochemistry 17: Electronic Organic Materials
ERIC V. ANSLYN, Professor, University of Texas, USA. DENNIS A. DOUGHERTY George Grant Hoag Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, USA.
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