Why do students take have to take chemistry labs?
While most lecture courses provide a solid theoretical background in
general chemistry and in organic chemistry, they usually fail to
consider most of the prac
Photochemical Reduction of Benzophenone
Photochemistry is one sub-division of chemistry that possesses many
everyday applications i.e., photosynthesis, in which plants use the sunlight
to convert carbon dioxide and water into gl
Gas chromatography is used in many research labs, industrial labs
(quality control), forensic (arson and drug analysis, toxicology,
etc.), environmental labs (water, soil, air), and even in the popular
Why this discussion?
Polarity is one of the key concepts to understand
the trends observed in many techniques used in
many laboratory courses
Physical properties: melting point, boiling point,
viscosity, solubility, etc.
The acidity of organic compounds is often determined Functional group pKa
by neighboring groups because they can help stabilizing Alkane
the resulting anion (i.e., halogen, nitro, etc.) because of Ester