Best Reference Books – Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Organic and Inorganic Chemistry subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Organic and Inorganic Chemistry along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Organic and Inorganic Chemistry subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Organic and Inorganic Chemistry" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Organic Chemistry: Structure and Function” by P Volhardt and N Schore

“Organic Chemistry: Structure and Function” Book Review: This book covers the basics of organic chemistry in a student-friendly way. The book has a feature called Info Box, which gives us interesting information on topics. This book has plenty of examples to improve our understanding of the subject. This book clearly explains concepts like Stereochemistry, Ionic Reactions, Radical Reactions, Aromatic Compounds, Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis and many more. This book has chapter-end exercises to test our understanding. The solutions are provided for the exercises in a separate manual. This book is suitable for students learning Organic chemistry.

2. “Organic Chemistry” by T W G Solomons and C B Fryhle

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“Organic Chemistry” Book Review: The book starts with explaining Bonding and Molecular Structure which is a fundamental concept in organic chemistry. This book has a quiz section with answers provided at the book back to test your knowledge on the topics you’ve learned. This book is written in simple English. Topics like Acids and Bases, Alkenes and Alkynes, Aromatic Compounds, Amines, Carbohydrates, Reactions of Aromatic Compounds are clearly explained. This book has a high level of explanations of concepts. The problems are exciting and challenging with solutions available in a separate solution manual. This book is a helper for exam preparations.

3. “Organic Chemistry” by R T Morrison and R N Boyd
4. “Concise Inorganic Chemistry” by J D Lee

“Concise Inorganic Chemistry” Book Review: This book has experiments to explore the reactions practically. Topics like atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical bonding and a lot more are covered. Separate chapters are provided for the individual group elements(10, 11, 12, etc.) in the periodic table. This book is written in simple English. At the end of the book, a table related to melting & boiling points is provided. Special care is given to concepts like hydrogen, s-blocks, p-blocks, d-blocks, f-blocks, nucleus and spectra. This book is suitable for inorganic chemistry beginners and to prepare for competitive exams.

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5. “Chemical Principles and Applications” by M J Sienko and R A Plane
6. “General Chemistry” by D D Ebbing

“General Chemistry” Book Review: The book starts with chapter Chemistry and Measurement, which is a fundamental of chemistry. Real-time applications are provided for the concepts you learn. The concepts are illustrated with the help of colourful images. Topics like Atoms, Molecules, Ions, Chemical Reactions, Thermochemistry, Quantum Theory of the Atom, Electron Configurations and Periodicity, Ionic and Covalent Bonding and many more are discussed. At each chapter-end Example, quiz, and Practice, questions are provided to test and increase our knowledge of the concepts. Definitions of all chemical terms is given at the book-end as Glossary. Thermodynamic quantities of ions are provided as an appendix in this book. This book is suitable for students in chemistry stream.

7. “Chemistry: Introducing Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry” by Andy Burrows and Andy Parsons

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“Chemistry: Introducing Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry” Book Review: The book commences with explaining basic terms in chemistry. Topics like Atomic structure and properties, Di-atomic molecules, polyatomic molecules, acids, bases, Reactions Kinetics, Electrochemistry and a lot more are discussed in detail. Examples are offered to increase our understanding of the concepts. Advanced concepts like s-Block, P-block and d-block elements are taken up in detail. This book is filled with colour images, and the book also has colourful fonts to create engaging content. Summary, concept review, and Key equations are given at the end of each chapter to review our understanding.

8. “Chemistry : Advance Chemistry” by Fidelis Lee
9. “The Art of Writing Reasonable Organic Reaction Mechanisms” by Robert B Grossman

“The Art of Writing Reasonable Organic Reaction Mechanisms” Book Review: This book covers topics like Polar Reactions under basic & acidic conditions, Pericyclic Reactions, Free-Radical Reactions, catalyzed reactions and many more are elaborately covered. The book discusses common mechanistic pathways and suggests practical tips for drawing them. A section called Common error alert is included in this book, to alert the reader about the common pitfalls. This book has solved exercises and unsolved problems to increase and test our knowledge of the concepts. This book is a good resource for the students in organic chemistry with intermediate knowledge.

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10. “Chemistry, Inorganic and Organic: With Experiments” by Charles Loudon Bloxam

“Chemistry, Inorganic and Organic: With Experiments” Book Review: This book focuses on experiments for demonstrating the properties of the organic and inorganic compounds. Experiments are included with step by step procedures to get practical knowledge on the chemical compounds. This book has creative diagrams to explain the concepts. Topics like Acetylene, Action of HCl on metals, Hypochlorous acid, Bisulphides of silicon and many more are clearly discussed in this book. The text is written in simple English with the legible font style. This book is suitable for persons who want to explore chemical compounds by doing experiments.

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