Preparation and Purification of
Aspirin (O-acetylsalicylic acid)
Esterification is common important
reaction of alcohols and phenols.
Phenols and Alcohols:
Structurally, phenols are like aromatic
As such they share some of the
reactions of regu
Functional Groups: Preparation for IR spectroscopy
Recognizing the important structural features for spectral analysis.
Bits and Pieces
Like all things, molecules are composed of bits and pieces. Molecules are classified into classes by the specif
Dehydration of Cyclohexanol
A Reaction of Alcohols & a Preparation of Alkenes
First Preparative Experiment:
OH Acid Dehydrating non-nucleophilic Alcohol Alkene + H2O
What is happening?
For any reaction: Determine the nature of the reagent. Is i
Benzpinacol-Benzpinacolone Rearrangement & The Cannizzarro Reaction.
Examples of a Rearrangement and of a Redox Reaction.
Most involve an electron-deficient site or a "Concerted Reaction". Some involve an electron-rich site with a
Chemistry 218 Lab
Pure crystalline solids are noted as having a sharp melting point. If the melting point is lower than expected and/or occurs over a temperature range, the solid is probably impure. Noticeable var