To accompany Thomas Sorrell's Organic Chemistry, Second Edition textbook, this manual includes solutions for every one of the textbook's exercises. Most of the answers begin by outlining the approach needed to solve the problem, and many provide step-by-step instructions that guide the student through the actual solution, while highlighting the concepts that are important to learn. Students of organic chemistry will find this manual to be an invaluable study guide and reference.
About the Author
Thomas Sorrell received a BA in chemistry from New College (Sarasota, FL) 1973 and a PhD in organic chemistry from Stanford University in 1977. He subsequently joined the faculty at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he has taught and conducted research in organic and bioinorganic chemistry. Sorrell has been named an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, and he has authored two textbooks in addition to several dozen research papers. Sorrell enjoys playing violin with the UNC Symphony Orchestra, and he is an avid watercolor painter. His landscape “White Rim, Green River” was accepted for display in the 2002 “Arts for the Parks” exhibition, an acclaimed international art competition aimed at raising awareness for the National Parks in the U.S.