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Organic Experiments

ISBN-10: 0618308423

ISBN-13: 9780618308422

Edition: 9th 2004

Authors: Kenneth L. Williamson, Kenneth L. Williamson

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This text for the two-semester introductory organic chemistry lab offers a series of clear and concise experiments that encourage accurate observation and deductive reasoning. A focus on biochemical and biomedical applications renders the narrative ideal for the mainstream organic chemistry laboratory. Emphasis is also placed on safety and the disposal of hazardous waste. Pre-lab exercises, marginal notes, clear line drawings, and questions help retain student interest and comprehension from lesson to lesson. The Ninth Edition includes "In This Experiment" objectives that clarify the goals of procedures. Optional, additional "For Further Investigation" features offer an in-depth exploration of the chemical principles presented. Students may also determine the precise structure of molecules using the "Computational Chemistry" computer-based calculations.
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Book details

List price: $119.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 7/2/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 704
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.036

Introduction
Laboratory Safety and Waste Disposal Techniques
Crystallization
Melting Points, Boiling Points, and Refractive Indices
Distillation
Steam Distillation
Vacuum Distillation and Sublimation
Extraction of Acids and Bases and the Isolation of Caffeine from Coffee, Tea, and Cola Syrup
Thin-Layer Chromatography: Analysis of Analgesics and Isolation of Lycopene from Tomato Paste
Column Chromatography: Acetylferrocene, Cholesteryl Acetate, and Fluorenone
Alkenes from Alcohols: Analysis of a Mixture by Gas Chromatography
Infrared Spectroscopy
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Ultraviolet Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry
Molecular Mechanics and Computational Chemistry Elimination, Substitution and Addition
The SN2 Reaction: 1-Bromobutane
Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions of Alkyl Halides
Alkanes and Alkenes: Radical Initiated Chlorination of 1-Chlorobutane; Reactions of Alkanes and Alkenes
Alkenes from Alcohols: Cyclohexene from Cyclohexanol
Bromination and Debromination: Purification of Cholesterol
Dichlorocarbene Oxidation and Reduction
Oxidation: Cyclohexanol to Cyclohexanone; Cyclohexanone to Adipic Acid
Pulegone from Citronellol: Oxidation with Pyridinium Chlorochromate
Oxidative Coupling of Alkynes: 2,7-Dimethyl-3,5-octadiyn-2,7-diol
Catalytic Hydrogenation
Sodium Borohydride Reduction of 2-Methylcyclohexanone: A Problem in Conformational Analysis
Epoxidation of Cholesterol Aromatic Substitution and Elimination
Nitration of Methyl Benzoate
Friedel-Crafts Alkylation of Benzene and Dimethoxybenzene; Host-Guest Chemistry
Alkylation of Mesitylene
Reactions of Triphenylmethyl Carbocation, Carbanion, and Radical
The Friedel-Crafts Reaction: Anthraquinone and Anthracene
Friedel-Crafts Acylation of Ferrocene: Acetylferrocene
1,2,3,4-Tetraphenylnaphthalene via Benzyne
Triptycene via Benzyne Reactions of aldehydes and Ketones
Aldehydes and Ketones
Dibenzalacetone by the Aldol Condensation
Grignard Synthesis of Triphenylmethanol and Benzoic Acid
The Wittig and Wittig-Horner Reaction Reactions of Carboxylic Acids, Esters and Amines
Esterification and Hydrolysis
Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin)
Malonic Ester Synthesis of a Barbiturate
Amines
Separation and Purification of the Components of an Analgesic Tablet: Aspirin, Caffeine, and Acetaminophen
The Sandmeyer Reaction: 1-Bromo-4-chlorobenzene, 2-Iodobenzoic Acid, and 4-Chlorotoluene
Sulfanilamide from Nitrobenzene
Dyes and Dyeing
Martius Yellow The Diels-Alder and Related Reactions
Diels-Alder Reaction
Ferrocene, [Bis(cyclopentadienyl)iron]
p-Terphenyl by the Diels-Alder Reaction
Tetraphenylcyclopentadienone
Hexaphenylbenzene and Dimethyl Tetraphenylphthalate Derivatives of 1,2-Diphenylethane: A Multistep Synthesis
The Benzoin Condensation: Cyanide Ion and Thiamine Catalyzed
Nitric Acid Oxidation. Preparation of Benzil from Benzoin. Synthesis of a Heterocycle: Diphenylquinoxaline
Borohydride Reduction of a Ketone: Hydrobenzoin from Benzil
Synthesis of 2,2-Dimethyl-1,5-dioxolane. The Acetonide Derivative of a Vicinal Diol
1,4-Addition: Reductive Acetylation of Benzil
Synthesis of an Alkyne from an Alkene. Bromination and Dehydrobromination: Stilbene and Diphenylacetylene
The Perkin Reaction: Synthesis of alpha-Phenylcinnamic Acid Photochemistry
Decarboxylation: Synthesis of cis-Stilbene Photochemistry
Chemiluminescence: Syntheses of Cyalume and Luminol
Photochemistry: The Synthesis of Benzopinacol Natural Product Chemistry and Biochemistry
Carbohydrates and Sweeteners
Biosynthesis of Ethanol
Enzymatic Reactions: A Chiral Alcohol from a Ketone and Enzymatic Resolution of DL-Alanine
Isolation of Lycopene and beta-Carotene
The Synthesis of Natural Products: Pseudopellitierene and Camphor
Polymers: Synthesis and Recycling
Qualitative Organic Analysis
Searching the Chemical Literature