Textbook of Pericyclic Reactions Concept and Application [Paperback]

ISBN: 9789384007379

Edition: 1st Edition

Author : K.C. Majumdar, P.Biswas

Year: 2015

Pages: 226

Publisher Name: Medtech

Rs. 350.00
Rs. 280.00

Based on the lecture notes, the Textbook of Pericyclic Reactions is intended to provide a lucid explanation of concepts. Written in simple language and embedded with examples, problems and diagrams. Its objective is to make the subject comprehensive to the students and others preparing for competitive examinations. This book is highly recommended for the undergraduate and postgraduate students in developing and underdeveloped countries.

The book is profusely illustrated and covers the latest findings to make it a reliable textbook. After dealing with the classification of pericyclic reactions and conservation of orbital symmetry, it covers symmetry properties of molecular orbitals, theory of pericyclic reactions, cycloaddition reactions, electrocyclic reactions, sigmatropic reactions, site- and peri selectivity, group transfer reactions, cyclic bond reorganizations, etc.  

1.       Introduction

2.       Symmetry Properties of Molecular Orbitals

3.       Theory of Pericyclic Reactions

4.       Cycloaddition Reactions

5.       Electrocyclic Reactions: Cyclic Bond Reorganization and vice versa

6.       Sigmatropic Reactions

7.       Site- and Periselectivity

8.       Group Transfer Reactions

9.       Hints for Selected Problems


Prof. K.C. Majumdar, M.Sc. (C.U.), Ph.D. (U.S.A.), recipient of medals and awards from Chemical Research Society of India, Indian Chemical Society etc., taught in the University of Kalyani, had been UGC Emeritus Fellow, was Associate Professor in liT Kharagpur, visiting Professor in North-Eastern Hill University, visiting and guest Lecturer in various Indian Universities. His research involved synthetic organic chemistry including liquid crystals with over 410 publications including reviews and book chapters. He has edited Wiley-VCH's book, "Heterocycles in Natural Product Synthesis. "

Dr. Paritosh Biswas, M.Sc. (First Class), Ph.D., is teaching Organic Chemistry at Chakdaha College since 1999 and is now Associate Professor. He is also a guest lecturer for PG courses at Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College (Rahara) and Acharya Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata.

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