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About the Author

He is currently Head, University Department of Chemistry, S.K.M. University, Dumka (Jharkhand). He has a teaching experience of more than 20 years at the postgraduate level. He has been a recipient of State Merit Scholarship in his university years. He has received meritorial fellowship of International Society for Ecological Communications (Argentina) in 2009. He has also been an active researcher.
Dr. Ali did his M.Sc. in Chemistry in 1985 and Ph.D in the field of Stability of Complex Compounds in 1992 from L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga. He has done pioneering work in the field of Coordination Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry especially in the field of Water Pollution. Dr. Ali has successfully guided more than a dozen research scholars, and has to his credit publication of several research articles and reviews published in National and International Journals of repute. He is a Member of the Editorial Board of "Journal of Hematology and Ecotoxicology". He has also been frequently appointed by different Universities as an expert to conduct Ph.D viva-voce. Dr. Ali was the convener of an UGC-sponsored two-day National Seminar under the auspices of University Department of Chemistry, S.K.M. University, Dumka in 2011. He has edited and published a book titled "Water Pollution and its Recent Challenges" in 2012.
Dr. Ali has also been invited by different universities to deliver key-note lectures on various topics and has chaired a number of sessions in seminars, symposia and conferences at national and international levels. Dr. Ali has been elected General Secretary of Service Teachers' Association of S.K.M. University (SKMUSTA), Dumka, twice.

About the Book

This book presents all the aspects of Reaction Mechanism in an exhaustive and systematic manner. Taking a contemporary approach to the subject, it thrives on worked out mechanisms and solved examples for the students to understand and practice various categories of chemical reactions. Designed to meet the growing needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students, this book would also be useful as a reference text to the aspirants appearing for various national-level entrance examinations.

Salient Features

• Concept of substitution reactions elaborated in two separate chapters -  Aliphatic and Aromatic to facilitate effective understanding
• Discussion on related topics such as Kinetics of Reaction Mechanism at appropriate places to enhance knowledge
• Coverage on additional topics such as Directive Influence of Groups and  Important Reagents

Table of Content

• Meaning of Reaction Mechanism • Nature of Covalent Bond • Electronic Displacements • Hybridisation and Shapes of Molecules • Types of Reactions • Bond-fission, Attacking Reagents and Reaction Intermediates • Energy Exchange in Chemical Reactions • Substitution Reactions in Aliphatic Compounds • Directive Influence of Groups • Substitution Reactions in Aromatic Compounds • Addition Reactions • Elimination Reactions • Rearrangement Reactions • Important Name Reactions • Important Reagents