The Organic Chemistry Study Brief is intended as a quick overview for students of Chemistry and lifelong learners interested in a quick reference for advanced scientific topics. Readers will find this resource useful as a beginner’s orientation or an experienced user’s refresher to this advanced scientific subject. The Organic Chemistry Study Brief offers a brief introduction and a short history of this branch of chemistry, including profiles of notable chemists and their contributions to the field. Immediate access to concise and easy to understand definitions of terms you need to master and important key formulas you need to recognize and recall is a real benefit. A handy reference chart of common functional groups is a useful feature. This Study Brief contains informative sections on developments in organic chemistry, functional groups, reactions, intermolecular forces, spectroscopy and spectrometry, and isomers. Important terms, foundational concepts, and key formulas and symbols are supported by instructive examples and clarifying visuals. For a more thorough overview of the subject of chemistry, be sure to check out our other available Study Briefs titles: Inorganic Chemistry and Chemistry Equations and Answers.