When multiple functional groups combine, the whole is more than the sum of its parts. These new
properties, sometimes referred to as emergent properties, arise in relatively simple systems such as
the combination of an amine and a carbonyl to form an amid
For our project we want to determine what fuel source will produce the
cleanest and/or most efficient biodiesel. In this experiment we want to test pig fat,
soybean oil, and fish oil, to determine which feedstock produces the better biodiesel.
We will als
Ochem homework assignment 1
Note: my solutions will be posted later in the week. You do not hand these in but you should do them
and check your work. Do bring problems that you want to work on to class, or ask about them in your
Organic Chemistry II Test 1
1. A warm-up: State four rules for writing mechanisms that we have used in the past few
weeks to guide us in the writing of mechanisms.
2. Below are two and three step mechanisms. Write mechanisms for the reactions lis
I. CommunityAll the populations of different species that co-occur and interact in a given
area (e.g., habitat)
A. All the species potentially interact
B. Influence of abiotic and biotic factors on the structure of communities
Organic chemistry FA16
Please do the test in the order that you receive it.
Use the scantron for your multiple choice answers. There are 32 multiple choice questions.
Hand in this cover sheet, your short answers and your scantron. You may keep th
Reading Assignment 4
1. Describe how Hoffman came to discover aspirin.
Felix Hoffman started investigating the properties of the related salicylic acid
compounds because, at that time, salicin was not quite efficient in re