Non-Chair Conformations of Six-Membered Rings

  1. Ernest L. Eliel3 and
  2. Norman L. Allinger4
  1. G. M. Kellie and
  2. F. G. Riddell

Published Online: 26 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470147177.ch3

Topics in Stereochemistry, Volume 8

Topics in Stereochemistry, Volume 8

How to Cite

Kellie, G. M. and Riddell, F. G. (1974) Non-Chair Conformations of Six-Membered Rings, in Topics in Stereochemistry, Volume 8 (eds E. L. Eliel and N. L. Allinger), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470147177.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Professor of Chemistry, University North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina

  2. 4

    Professor of Chemistry, University of Georgia Athens, Georgia

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry The University Stirling, Scotland

  1. c/o Proctor and Gamble Ltd., P.O. Box No. 1, Trafford Park, Manchester M17 1NX.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1974

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471237556

Online ISBN: 9780470147177



  • non-chair conformations;
  • substituted six-membered rings;
  • twist conformations;
  • chemical bonding;
  • electron diffraction


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Scope of the Review

  • The Structure of Non-Chair Conformations

  • Classification of Non-Chair Conformations

  • The Application of Physical Methods to the Study of Non-Chair Conformations

  • The Non-Chair Conformations of Various Ring Systems.

  • Molecular Mechanics Calculations

  • Discussion