Chapter 14 - Wade(1)

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Chapter 14 Ethers, Epoxides, and Sulfides Dr. David P. Brown Department of Chemistry Introduction to General and Organic Chemistry III
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Chapter 14 2 Introduction Formula R-O-R where R is alkyl or aryl . Symmetrical or unsymmetrical Examples : O CH 3 CH 3 O CH 3 O
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Chapter 14 3 Hydrogen Bond Acceptor Ethers cannot H-bond to each other . Ethers can act as hydrogen-bond acceptors with other compounds (donors) containing O-H or N-H bonds. =>
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Chapter 14 4 Solvent Properties Nonpolar solutes dissolve better in ethers than in alcohol. Ethers have large dipole moments, so polar solutes also dissolve. Ethers solvate cations . Ethers do not react with strong bases . =>
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Chapter 14 5 Ether Complexes Grignard reagents Electrophiles Crown ethers O B H H H + _ BH 3 THF
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Chapter 14 6 Common Names of Ethers Named as Alkyl alkyl ether Current rule: alphabetical order Old rule: order of increasing complexity Symmetrical: use dialkyl, or just alkyl. Examples : CH 3 CH 2 O CH 2 CH 3 CH 3 O C CH 3 CH 3 CH 3
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Chapter 14 7 IUPAC Names Named as Alkoxy alkanes Examples : CH 3 O C CH 3 CH 3 CH 3 O CH 3
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8 Naming Epoxides Epoxy attachment to parent compound, 1,2-epoxy-cyclohexane Named as the Alkene oxide peroxybenzoic acid O
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