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Organic chemistry textbook for self-learning? [duplicate]

I am interested in learning organic chemistry in order to solidify my knowledge of molecular biology. However, there are a lot of options for organic chemistry textbooks, and I plan on simply ...
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can anyone suggest me good chemistry video lectures [duplicate]

Can anyone please suggest me some websites from where i can get free chemistry video lectures?it must be relevant to iit jee syllabus.
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Books for a very advanced 3rd grader (elementary school) [duplicate]

My daughter is a 3rd grader, but she reads at 8th grade level, and she is 2 grade levels ahead in math. She reads everything she gets her hands on. She took some chemistry activities, and she loved ...
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A Chemdrawing software? [duplicate]

I would like to know about a Chemdrawing sotware for 2-d molecular structures. it should be mainly linux based (but if it supports other OS's then that would be great)
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Advanced Level Chemistry Book Recommendation [duplicate]

I have a test comming up on Chemistry in Advanced Level and I sincerly ask for a book recommendation for chemistry. I already got the book chemistry by Ramond Chang. And I am pretty near to the exam. ...
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Good books in inorganic chemistry? [duplicate]

I would like you to reccomend me a book (books) in inorganic chemistry , with good explanations , problems and solutions. Actually, i want to study it profoundly, but my theory isn't good enough.
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References for learning about acid and bases in organic chemistry [duplicate]

Can someone help me find references to help solve these problems. These are problems suggested by my instructor. I'm specifically interested in learning how to solve question A.(b). How can I know ...
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Book Recommendation for Molecular Orbital Theory [duplicate]

I posting my question here since I have seen similar questions but I haven't found the specific answer I am searching for. I am seeking textbook recommendations on Molecular Orbital Theory with ...
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A book like Feynman's Lectures to Physics, which deals with Chemistry and provides insights [duplicate]

I have been reading The Feynman Lectures, and it provides a lot of basic knowledge in physics. I would like to know if there exists a book for chemistry like this too.
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Books on Chemical Reaction Theory [duplicate]

I got interested in Chemical Reaction Theory by studying the lecture notes of Feinberg and related papers for my bachelor thesis and want to dive deeper into that subject. Are there any books you ...
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Can anybody recommend me a Calculus Based General Chemistry textbook? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a Calculus Based General Chemistry textbook. I checked Atkins Chemical Principals but I didn't liked it that much. I'd be awesome if I had some more options 😃 Thanks!
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Analytical Chemistry Textbook Recommendation [duplicate]

Could anyone recommend a good book for self-learning that provide a clear, step by step guide on solving such chemical equilibria questions. It should cover the following topics: weak acid and ...
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Studying Chemistry [duplicate]

I know this is a silly statement to say, but I really want to excel in Chemistry. The thing is, I forgot numerous things from elementary Chemistry such as introduction to basic stoichiometry. Do you ...
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Resources to learn computational chemistry? [duplicate]

I am interested in learning computational chemistry to explore the possibility of postgraduate work in quantum/theoretical chemistry and would like to attempt self-studying. I know the basics of ...
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Organic Chemistry Exercise Book [duplicate]

An Organic Chemistry Book that has only exercises? Better with solutions so to see if the answer is correct. Even more better if there is a PDF version. The exercises I am looking for are exercises ...
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Which resources teach spectrum analysis of NMR and IR spectra? [duplicate]

I’m looking for a textbook that can teach me NMR and IR spectrum reading and analysis. I really don't understand how to read the spectra or how to analyse them.
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Mastering inorganic chemistry for university [duplicate]

I want book recommendations for inorganic chemistry. I want to learn it in a way that every behavior or equation of elements seems logical and can be explained. Is there any book of that sort? It ...
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what are some books and research papers that an aspiring theoretical chemist must read? [duplicate]

Can anybody suggest books that must be read by someone who wants to work in the field of theoretical and computational chemistry?
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Good summary of highschool to university chemistry [duplicate]

DISCLAIMER: I've browsed similar questions, but sadly they refer to books that're either too basic or too specialized. Hello. I'm studying mechanical engineering (1st year), and we have to do a ...
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Book Recommendations for Inorganic Chemistry Mechanisms [duplicate]

I am looking for a book which has details or basics to reaction mechanisms for inorganic chemistry for highschool level(preferably) or maybe undergrad level. Basically I am looking for a book which ...
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Guide to DFT functionals [duplicate]

Having recently begun studying Quantum and computational chemistry in depth... I am looking for a manual, text, or guide of any form that could explain the basic formulations and potential of the ...
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Reference for molecular orbital theory [duplicate]

I am studying electron collision with molecules, and came across with notation like this $\left(\mathrm{B}^{1} \Sigma_{u}^{+}, \mathrm{c}^{3} \Pi_{u}, \mathrm{a}^{3} \Sigma_{g}^{+}, \mathrm{C}^{1} \...
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How can I obtain the wave function of the dihydrogen system, by hand using Self Consistent Field DFT calculations? [duplicate]

After doing some energy calculations for the $\ce{H2}$ system in Gaussian, using ωB97X-D/STO-3G level of theory, and generating a .wfn file, I wanted to understand better how the computer does ...
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Chemistry books for the general reader [duplicate]

I’m quite interested in chemistry, but reading the textbooks are a bit challenging. Are there any good chemistry books for the general reader that go a bit beyond the basics?
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What are some general chemistry textbook with good problems? [duplicate]

I’m currently in a General Chemistry course and am wondering if you guys can recommend me a textbook or resource where I can find good problems to work through and further my understanding. We’re ...
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How to draw a skeletal formula with thick lines and high resolution? [duplicate]

Consider the caffeine molecule skeletal formula as depicted in the Wikimedia Commons .svg file. Suppose that I want to replicate this skeletal formula with a high resolution and thicker lines. I have ...
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Inorganic foreign author books for odd electron species [duplicate]

I need a foreign author book which explains odd electron species in great detail ,(explaining dimerization , energetic) telling hybridization of central atom with one unpaired electron on it pls tell ...
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Free alternatives to ChemDraw [duplicate]

My school doesn't offer me a ChemDraw license and I need to be able to draw quite complex chemical structures (e.g. porphyrins). This is why I am interested in some good free alternatives to ChemDraw. ...
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Some advice on inorganic textbook [duplicate]

I'd like to have some advice on Inorganic textbooks. I've already consulted some books (Kettle, Drago, Keiter, Cotton) and they are all very useful, but now I'm searching for a textbook which focuses ...
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What is a good undergraduate bioorganic chemistry book? [duplicate]

What is a good undergraduate bioorganic chemistry book? I would like one of these as I'm tired of non-university books on the subject.
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In calculation of the molecule of H2O, basis set 6-311+G(d,p), why split-valence basis sets are required for the description of molecules [duplicate]

In calculation of the molecule of H2O, basis set 6-311+G(d,p), why split-valence basis sets are required for the description of molecules.
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Book recommendations gor Class XI and XII [duplicate]

What is good book for class XI and XII foundation courses in Physical Inorganic and Organic Chemistry? Like for IChO exam etc.
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Book reccomendations for Pertubation Theory? [duplicate]

I'm sorry if this is an inappropriate place to ask this, but I'm still trying to get the hang of this site. So my book is Thomas Engel and Philip Reid Physical Chemistry $3^{rd}$ ed. I'm on the ...
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Seeking Online Resources and Textbook suggestions [duplicate]

I want to learn chemistry, and I want to know if there is an online resource that would provide me with a list of textbooks, telling me the order to read them to bring me from a complete beginner to a ...
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A comprehensive list of theoretical approximations that are used in computational chemistry

I am having trouble recognizing all the approximations that are used in computational chemistry. I would like to start an answer list (similar as to the list of resources for learning chemistry) that ...
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Restricted open-shell versus unrestricted methods for open shell systems

Open-Shell systems (radicals and so on) can be modeled by single-determinant quantum chemical methods using unrestricted (u) or restricted open-shell (ro) methods (I am aware that single-determinant ...
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Why isn't the orbital angular momentum also considered while calculating the magnetic moments 3d transition elements?

My textbook (Chapter: The d- and f- Block Elements) makes an interesting assertion, however, without any reason to back it up. Paramagnetism arises from the presence of unpaired electons, each such ...
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How do I make 3d molecular graphics similar to those shown on Wikipedia?

I want to make 3d molecular graphics similar to those found on Wikipedia. In the page for benzene, you can see the structure looks like this: However, if I go to the interactive image as shown in ...
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Is the notion of orbitals different in theoretical chemistry?

I am just an average chemistry student that is currently exposed to theoretical chemistry. And I am seeing very puzzling things, such as 1p, 2f, 3g orbitals. In my attempt to reconcile this, I was ...
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Is there a free, super simple app or website for IUPAC names from structures?

I am looking for a free, very simple tool for IUPAC names of organic molecules. I teach high school chemistry, and it would be fantastic to have an app or web tool that students could use to draw ...
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What software was used to create these organic reaction scheme figures?

I am aware that software such as ChemDraw, ChemDoodle or MarvinSketch can be used to draw skeletal formulas and the like. But what can I use to draw (in a similarly professional way) reaction schemes, ...
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Stability of 4-pyridone vs 4-pyridinol

In kryptomerism assignment, there was a question to compare more stable tautomeric form between 4-pyridone (1) and 4-pyridinol (2): Answer: 4-pyridone. My friend gave two plausible reasons: $\ce{C=...
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IUPAC nomenclature of extremely long alkanes

What would be the name of a linear alkane containing 10000 carbon atoms, i.e. $\ce{C10000H20002}$? I have searched for it, but the longest alkane I could find had 9000 carbon atoms (and was apparently ...
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What are introductory level books on chemical engineering?

I'm currently enrolled in a chemical engineering course in my college, and in my first year, I'd like to get a nice introductory book on that field of study. I'd prefer that the book covers several ...
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Is it possible to calculate the momentum of an electron precisely?

In a national level, undergraduate examination (TIFR-2018) following question was asked: Which of the following is not correct with regard to the uncertainty principle? An electron in an atom cannot ...
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Carbonyl bond vs alkene bond

Why are carbonyl bonds stronger than those of alkenes? I've read several times that carbonyl bonds are shorter and that you need to apply a higher amount of energy to break them. Why is that so? Is it ...
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What is the correct IUPAC nomenclature for this compound?

I recently came across this type of compound, and normally, I would follow the rules I've previously learnt, which is to find the longest carbon chain that contains the highest priority functional ...
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Why are excess nuclei required to produce an NMR signal?

In NMR, an excess population of nuclei is required to produce a signal. If saturation is achieved (same number of nuclei in the α and β states) no net signal can be produced. A signal is produced when ...
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Why doesn't 2,3-pentadiene show geometrical/cis-trans isomerism?

There are two different groups bonded to each terminal C in the C=C=C system, and there is restricted rotation about the C=C=C. So why doesn't it show cis-trans isomerism? The most common answer I get ...
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Periodic boundary conditions in DFT for cylindrical system

As I understand it, a DFT calculation uses periodic boundary conditions, whenever you want to simulate a bulk material. This is convenient because all information can then be extracted from the ...
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