Michael S. Leonard, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry

Washington & Jefferson College


Organic Chemistry Textbook & Solutions Manual

Introductory Organic Reaction Mechanisms Textbook

YouTube Mechanism Videos (excerpts from Dr. Leonard's book Introductory Organic Reaction Mechanisms: A color-coded approach to arrow pushing): 

     Acid-Base Chemistry

     Reactions of Alkanes

     Substitution and Elimination (Reactions of Alkyl Halides and Alcohols)

     Reactions of Alcohols

     Reactions of Ethers

     Reactions of Alkenes

     Reactions of Alkynes

     Reactions of Dienes

     Reactions of Aromatic Rings

     Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones

     Reactions of Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives

     Reactions of Carbonyl Compounds at the Alpha Carbon

     Reactions of Amines

Intermediate Organic Chemistry Textbook

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