Laboratory techniques involving distillation, extraction, chromatography, melting point determination, and many more aspects of organic chemistry are thoroughly explained in this well-illustrated manual. You don't have to be an organic chemist to appreciate the vast amount of information contained in this book. High school chemistry teachers can review the proper techniques for preparing TLC plates, greasing glassware joints, using drying agents, and interpreting spectra and handbook entries. Index, illustrated. 9th edition, 2011, 354 pages, 6" x 9", soft cover.