This is the fifth edition of the highly successful, classic textbook for bachelor and master courses, with over 20 % new material and the contents completely revised and updated. Using a minimum of mathematics, it explains the underlying theory of this most important spectroscopic technique in a thorough, yet readily understandable way, covering instrumentation and interpretation of the spectra. It presents all students need to know about 1D, 2D-NMR, solid state and dynamic NMR spectroscopy, as well as NMR imaging, all illustrated by examples for maximum clarity. All the sections include sub-chapters that focus on applications taken from organic, macromolecular, polymer and biochemistry. A must for students and lecturers in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy, and life sciences, as well as for spectroscopists.