Organic Lab #5

Organic Lab #5 - Wong Benny 1 Experiment#5 E1 Reaction...

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Wong, Benny Experiment #5 E1 Reaction: Formation of Cyclohexene Purpose The aim of the experiment is to dehydrate cyclohexanol to cyclohexene using sulfuric acid via an E 1 mechanism. Balanced Equations C 6 H 12 O ——————> C 6 H 10 + H 2 O H 2 SO 4 , 65% Reaction Mechanisms Table 1: Physical Properties and Hazards of Chemicals used Molecular Formula Molecular Weight (g/ mol) Boiling Point (ºC) Melting Point (ºC) Density (g/cm 3) Ill Effects Cyclohexan ol C 6 H 12 O 100.16 160.8 25.9 0.96 Severe skin and eye irritant Sulfuric Acid H 2 SO 4 99.08 337 10 1.84 Severe burns Water H 2 O 18.02 100 0 1.00 None Acetone C 3 H 6 O 58.08 56.53 -94.9 0.793 Coughing, dizziness, skin and eye irritant Sodium Carbonate Na 2 CO 3 106.0 1600 100 2.25 Corrosive Potassium permanganate KMnO 4 158.0 n/a 240 2.70 Extremely flammable 1
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Wong, Benny Limiting Reagent The limiting reagent is cyclohexanol. Mol reactant C
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