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Unformatted text preview: Characteristics: Kinetics Orientation Stereochemistry Rearrangements Fisrt order Zaitsev product No special geometry Common Second order Zaitsev product Antiperiplanar Impossible Summery of Reactivity: Alkyl halides Halide type Primary (RCH 2 X) Secondary (R 2 CHX) Tertiary (R 3 CX) S N 1 Does not occur Can occur with benxylic and allylic halides Favoured in polar (hydroxylic) solvents S N 2 Highly favoured Competes with E2 Does not occur E1 Does not occur Can occur with benxylic and allylic halides Competes with S N 1 E2 Strong base needed Favoured when strong bases are used Can occur...
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- Winter '09
- Nucleophilic substitution, Solvent, Antiperiplanar Impossible, Tertiary preferred Polar