Basic 1H- and 13C-NMR Spectroscopy

1st Edition

Authors: Metin Balci
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444518118
eBook ISBN: 9780080525532
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 19th January 2005
Page Count: 430
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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is a powerful and theoretically complex analytical tool. Basic 1H- and 13C-NMR Spectroscopy provides an introduction to the principles and applications of NMR spectroscopy. Whilst looking at the problems students encounter when using NMR spectroscopy, the author avoids the complicated mathematics that are applied within the field. Providing a rational description of the NMR phenomenon, this book is easy to read and is suitable for the undergraduate and graduate student in chemistry.

Key Features

  • Describes the fundamental principles of the pulse NMR experiment and 2D NMR spectra
  • Easy to read and written with the undergraduate and graduate chemistry student in mind
  • Provides a rational description of NMR spectroscopy without complicated mathematics


Undergraduate and graduate students in chemistry

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 - Introduction
1.1. Structure Elucidation and NMR.
1.2. Development of NMR Spectroscopy.
CHAPTER 2 - Resonance Phenomena
2.1. Magnetic Properties of Atomic Nuclei.
2.2. Spin Quantum Numbers of Elements.
2.3. Behaviour of an Atomic Nucleus in a Magnetic Field.
2.4. Relaxation.
2.5. NMR Instrumentation.
CHAPTER 3 - Chemical Shift
3.1. Local Magnetic Fields Around a Nucleus.
3.2. The Unit of the Chemical Shift.
3.3. Sample Preparation.
3.4. The Factors Influencing the Chemical Shift.

3.5. Exercises.
CHAPTER 4 - Spin-Spin Splitting in the 1H-NMR Spectra
4.1 Explanation of Spin-Spin Splitting.
4.2 Spin-Spin Coupling Mechanism.
4.3.Factors Influencing Spin-Spin Coupling Constants.
CHAPTER 5 - Spin-Spin Splitting to Different Protons
5.1. General Rules.
5.2. Examples of Coupling with Different Protons.
5.3. Problems.
CHAPTER 6 - Spin Systems: Analysis of the 1H NMR Spectra
6.1. Second-order Spectra.
6.2. Two-Spin Systems.
CHAPTER 7 - NMR Shift Reagents and Double Resonance Experiments: Simplification of the NMR Spectra
7.1. Shift Reagents.
7.2. Double Resonance Experiments.
CHAPTER 8 - Dynamic NMR Spectroscopy
8.1 Basic Theories.
CHAPTER 9 - Introduction


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About the Author

Metin Balci

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


&qu: "Balci offers an excellent introduction to nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy...The book is well written, with references, and is full of useful figures, charts, and diagrams. It even contains 101 exercises for the reader to identify. This work is a must-read for all students who are new to NMR and a useful refresher for the more experienced. Summing up: Highly recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through professionals; two-year technical program students." @source: S.S. Mason, Mount Union College, November 2005, CHOICE