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AUTHORS: Pavia/Lampman/Kriz/Engel - ©2007
Taking an organic chemistry laboratory course? You need a manual you can trust! This proven laboratory manual gives you what you need to conduct a variety of interesting microscale experiments with safety and ease-while you develop an understanding of the special techniques these type of experiments require. The authors have increased the book's "green" approach, giving you the clearly written information and instruction to conduct chemical experiments in a more environmentally friendly way. Many of the book's experiments have been modified to use new techniques and reduce the use of hazardous solvents and reagents. You'll find fascinating essays that add real-life relevance and understanding to each experiment, including: Identification of Drugs, Petroleum and Fossil Fuels, Detection of Alcohol: The Breathalyzer, and Fireflies and Photochemistry.