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Experimental Organic Chemistry A Small Scale Approach,9780024276919

Experimental Organic Chemistry A Small Scale Approach

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 10/26/1994
Publisher(s): Pearson
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

Takes asmall scale approachto experimentation, keeping costs of material and their disposal down by a factor of five coompared to standard scale, while retaining most standard scale equipment and requiring no special glassware. The previous edition ISBN is: 0-02-427620-0.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. Safety in the Laboratory.
2. General Remarks.
3. Basic Laboratory Operations.
4. Accessory Operations.

II. SEPARATION AND PURIFICATION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS.

5. Simple and Fractional Distillation.
6. Vacuum Distillation.
7. Steam Distillation.
8. Melting Points, Crystallization, and Sublimation.
9. Extraction with Solvents.
10. Chromatography.

III. IDENTIFICATION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS.

11. Identification by Chemical Methods.
12. Mass Spectrometry.
13. Infrared Spectroscopy.
14. Visible and Invisible Ultraviolet Spectroscopy.
15. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.

IV. PREPARATION AND REACTIONS OF TYPICAL ORGANIC COMPOUNDS.

16. Isolation and Identification of a Natural Product.
17. Free-Radical Halogenation.
18. Conversion of Alcohols to Alkyl Halides.
19. Second-Order Nucleophilic Substitution.
20. Chemical Kinetics: Solvolysis of tert-Butyl Chloride.
21. Alkenes: E1 and E2 Reactions.
22. Alkenes: A Multiple Step Synthesis.
23. Hydration of Alkenes and Alkynes.
24. Glaser-Eglinton-Hayes Acetylene Coupling.
25. Oxidation of Alcohols to Ketones and Their Transformation to Amides.
26. Addition Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones.
27. Reduction of the Carbonyl Group.
28. Diphenyl Acetylene via a Wittig Reaction.
29. The Cannizzaro Reaction.
30. Esters.
31. Ionization of Carboxylic Acids.
32. Friedel-Crafts Reactions.
33. Nitration of Aromatic Compounds.
34. Aldol Condensation.
35. The Benzilic Acid Rearrangement.
36. Triphenylmethanol.
37. The Pinacol-Pinacolone Rearrangement.
38. Enamine Synthesis of a Diketone: 2-Acetylcyclohexanone.
39. Wagner-Meerwein Rearrangements: Camphor from Camphene.
40. The Diels-Alder Reaction.
41. Convergent Synthesis: Hexaphenylbenzene and Tetraphenyltriphenylene.
42. Ferrocene and Acetylferrocene.
43. Dyes and Indicators.
44. Solvatochromic Dyes.
45. Synthesis of Indigo.
46. Binaphthol.
47. Carbene Additions with Phase-Transfer Catalysis.

V. COMPOUNDS OF MEDICINAL AND BIOLOGICAL INTEREST.

48. Dilantin, an Antiepileptic Drug by a Biomimetic Synthesis.
49. Analgesics and Anesthetics.
50. Pheromones and Insect Repellents.
51. Antimicrobial Agents: Sulfanilamide.
52. Artificial Sweeteners.
53. Sugars.
54. Biosynthesis of Alcohols.
55. Peptides-Biopolymers.
56. Metalloporphyrins.
Appendix.

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