Asked Dec 26, 2019

Consider rotation around the carbon–carbon bond in 1,2-dichloroethane (ClCH2CH2Cl).
a. Using Newman projections, draw all of the staggered and eclipsed conformations that result from rotation around this bond.
b. Graph energy versus dihedral angle for rotation around this bond


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Step 1

The staggered and eclipsed conformations that result from rotation around this bond is shown as,


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н н Н ,н Н н Н, .CI Н. H. H. н Н H. staggered Conformation (Most stable) (least energy) Н Н н İÇI н н. (least stable) (maximum energy) Eclipsed Conformation

Step 2

The graph is sh...


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CICI Сн Н Н на н Н Н H. н CI CI Н- CICL HH. нн н н н н Cl Н Н 180 120 60° 0° 60° 120° 180° Dihedral angle between 2C1 Energy


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