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Additional Info
  • Publisher: Laxmi Publications
  • Language: English
  • ISBN : 978-93-5274-045-1
  • Chapter 1

    Contents

    The document contains the contents.

  • Chapter 2

    Preface

    The document contains the preface.

  • Chapter 3

    Chapter 1 - Haloalkanes and Haloarenes Price 0.11  |  0.11 Rewards Points

    After studying this Unit, you will be able to:

    • name haloalkanes and haloarenes according to the IUPAC system of nomenclature from their given structures;
    • describe the reactions involved in the preparation of haloalkanes and haloarenes and understand various reactions that they undergo;
    • correlate the structures of haloalkanes and haloarenes with various types of reactions;
    • use stereochemistry as a tool for understanding the reaction mechanism;
    • appreciate the applications of organo-metallic compounds;
    • highlight the environmental effects of polyhalogen compounds.
  • Chapter 4

    Chapter 2 - Alcohols Phenols and Ethers Price 0.11  |  0.11 Rewards Points

    After studying this Unit, you will be able to:

    • name alcohols, phenols and ethers according to the IUPAC system of nomenclature and vice-versa;
    • discuss the reactions involved in the preparation of alcohols from:

        (i) alkenes,

        (ii) aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids;

    • discuss the reactions involved in the preparation of phenols from:

          (i) haloarenes,

          (ii) benzene sulphonic acids,

          (iii) diazonium salts, and

           (iv) cumene;

    • discuss the reactions for preparation of ethers from:

        (i) alcohols, and

        (ii) alkyl halides and sodium alkoxides/aryloxides;

    • correlate physical properties of alcohols, phenols and ethers with their structures, and
    • discuss chemical reactions of the three classes of compounds on the basis of their functional groups.
  • Chapter 5

    Chapter 3 - Aldehydes Ketones and Carboxylic Acids Price 0.11  |  0.11 Rewards Points

    After studying this Unit, you will be able to:

    • write the common and IUPAC names of aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids,
    • write the structures of the compounds containing functional groups namely carbonyl and carboxyl groups,
    • describe the important methods of preparation and reactions of these classes of compounds,
    • correlate physical properties and chemical reactions of aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids, with their structures,
    • explain the mechanism of a few selected reactions of aldehydes and ketones,
    • understand various factors affecting the acidity of carboxylic acids and their reactions,
    • describe the uses of aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids
  • Chapter 6

    Chapter 4 - Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen Amines Diazonium Salts Cyanides and Isocyanides Price 0.11  |  0.11 Rewards Points

    After studying this Unit, you will be able to:

    • describe amines as derivatives of ammonia having pyramidal structure;
    • classify amines as primary, secondary and tertiary amines;
    • name amines by common and IUPAC systems;
    • describe different methods of preparation of amines;
    • explain properties of amines;
    • distinguish between primary, secondary and tertiary amines;
    • describe preparation of diazonium salts and their importance in the synthesis of series of aromatic compounds including azo dyes.
  • Chapter 7

    Chapter 5 - Biomolecules Price 0.11  |  0.11 Rewards Points

    After studying this Unit, you will be able to:

    • define the biomolecules like carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids;
    • classify carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, vitamins and hormones on the basis of their structural aspects and functions;
    • explain the difference between DNA and RNA;
    • appreciate the role of these biomolecules in biosystem.
  • Chapter 8

    Chapter 6 - Polymers Price 0.11  |  0.11 Rewards Points

    After studying this Unit, you will be able to:

    • explain the terms-monomer, polymer and polymerisation and appreciate their importance;
    • distinguish between classes of polymers and different types of polymerisation process;
    • appreciate the formation of polymers from mono and bifunctional monomer molecules;
    • describe the preparation, properties and uses of some important synthetic polymers and the utility of biodegradable polymers
  • Chapter 9

    Chapter 7 - Chemistry in Everyday Life Price 0.11  |  0.11 Rewards Points

    After studying this Unit, you will be able to:

    • visualise the importance of chemistry in daily life;
    • explain the term ‘chemotherapy’;
    • understand the use of chemical compounds for drug designing;
    • describe the basis of classification of drugs;
    • explain drug-target interaction of enzymes and receptors;
    • explain how various types of drugs function in the body;
    • explain why drugs cause side effects;
    • know about artificial sweetening agents and food preservatives;
    • discuss the chemistry of cleansing agents.

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