<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="1; url=/nojavascript/"> Organic_Chemistry | CK-12 Foundation
Dismiss
Skip Navigation
You are reading an older version of this FlexBook® textbook: CK-12 Chemistry - Basic Go to the latest version.

Chapter 25: Organic_Chemistry

Created by: CK-12

From the simple and pleasurable creation of a craft item, like the necklace above, to the heavy-duty pipes that carry water and other materials, polymers are an essential part of today’s society. Polymers are very large molecules based on small structural units that are repeated hundreds or even thousands of times. Most of these materials are based on carbon chains, which puts them in the domain of organic chemistry. However, polymers are but one application of modern organic chemistry. The chemistry of carbon-containing compounds encompasses over twenty million compounds and thousands of different reactions, many named after the chemists who developed them. This chapter will give a small sampling of the complex field of organic chemistry.

Chapter Outline

Chapter Summary

Image Attributions

Description

Difficulty Level:

Basic

Date Created:

Sep 10, 2013

Last Modified:

Apr 29, 2014
You can only attach files to None which belong to you
If you would like to associate files with this None, please make a copy first.
Please wait...
Please wait...
Image Detail
Sizes: Medium | Original
 

Original text