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  • Creating A Ketone Through An Oxidation Reaction Using A Secondary Alcohol And Oxidizing Agent

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    using a secondary alcohol and oxidizing agent in order to use that ketone in a reduction reaction with a specific reducing agent to determine the affect of that reducing agent on the diastereoselectivity of the product. In the first part of this experiment, 4-tert-butylcyclohexanol was reacted with NaOCl, an oxidizing agent, and acetic acid to form 4-tert-butylcyclohexanone. In the second part of this experiment, 4-tert-butylcyclohexanone was reacted with a reducing agent, either NaBH4 in EtOH or Al(OiPr)3

  • Oxidation Of 2-Octanol Lab Report

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    Oxidation of 2-Octanol Oxidation of 2-Octanol Using Hypochlorite as an Oxidizing Agent Jessica Johnson CHEM 331L-002 15 November 2017 – 29 November 2017 Abstract The purpose of the experiment is to oxidize a secondary alcohol (2-octanol) by using sodium hypochlorite (bleach) to produce 2-octanone. The starting material consisted of a sample of 2-octanol that was placed into a three-neck flask along with acetic acid and acetone creating an acidic solution. While monitoring temperature fluctuations

  • Oxidation of Cyclohexanone to Adipic Acid Essay

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    April Goodson CHEM 242L-002 February 20, 2013 Oxidation of Cyclohexanone to Adipic Acid Abstract The cyclic ketone cyclohexanone was oxidized to adipic acid using the oxidizing agent nitric acid. The experiment yielded 0.2667 grams of adipic acid, giving a percent yield of 113.97%. Although the product was allowed to dry for one week, residual moisture was still present in the sample and a melting point could not be obtained. This error in the experiment either resulted from adding too much

  • A Sample Of P Acetamidobenzoic Acid

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    vigorously stirred with a stirring rod, and every so often (about every 5 minutes) a small portion of the potassium permanganate solution was added to the solution; at this point, it was emphasized that the potassium permanganate solution, or the oxidizing agent, should be added in small

  • Activity Series

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    Title of Experiment: An Activity Series Lab MSDS: Copper, Cu(s) Stability- Stable. Incompatible with strong acids, active halogen compounds, chlorine, fluorine, iodine, bromine, ammonia. May react explosively with strong oxidizing agents. Toxicology-Dust may cause respiratory irritation. Personal Protection- Suitable ventilation if handling powder. Zinc, Zn(s) Stability-Stable. Incompatible with amines, cadmium, sulfur, chlorinated solvents, strong acids, strong bases. Air and moisture

  • Synthesis of Adipic Acid Essay example

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    Experiment 8: Synthesis of Adipic Acid Performed November 8th & 10th By Jennifer Seitz Organic Chemistry 344 Section 803 Fall 2011 Objective: The purpose of this experiment was to synthesize adipic acid from cyclohexanol via an oxidation reaction that was catalyzed by sulfuric acid. Purity of the product was assessed by measuring the melting point. Physical Properties/Structures: Name | Formula | Molecular Weight (g/mol) | Boiling Point (0C) | Melting Point(0C) | Density(g/mL)

  • Physical And Chemical Changes Of Hair, Skin, And Nails Essay

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    Course Introduction As a licensed cosmetologist, your clients rely on you to teach then about their hair, skin, and nails. As such, it is imperative that you maintain a working knowledge if basic chemistry and trichology. The ability to recognize the structures and anatomy of the nails and skin is also crucial as you work to educate your clients. It is also important for you to recognize common diseases, disorders, and conditions of the hair, skin, and nails as you work in the salon. Finally, you

  • The Disposal Of Colored Organic Waste Water

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    The disposal of colored organic waste water from the textile industries causes serious problems to the aquatic ecosystem and because of this the aquatic environment is contaminated which created a serious threat to the living organisms. Textile industry is water-intensive resulting a large amount of harmful dye effluent 33. The increasing awareness on environment issues the norms are being specified by the governments of various countries 34. In view of complex chemical, molecular structures and

  • Essay on Synthesis and Chemistry of K2S2O8

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    observed for its ability to serve as a counterion for precipitation by preparing a copper (II) complex by reacting hydrated copper (II) sulfate with ammonium peroxodisulfate in the presence of pyridine. This same ability, coupled with its strong oxidizing ability allowed for stabilization of the unusual oxidation state of 2+ for silver which was observed by preparing an analogous silver (II) complex by reacting silver (I) nitrate with ammonium peroxodisulfate in the presence of pyridine. IR spectra

  • Multistep Synthesis of Benzilic Acid

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    Multi-Step Synthesis of Benzilic Acid from Benzoin Abstract: The main purpose of this experiment was to convert a secondary alcohol to a ketone, utilizing a mild and selective oxidizing agent. In addition, this converted alpha diketone was then subjected to rearrangement to a carboxylate salt, then acidification, to produce an alpha-hydroxyacid. In this experiment, benzoin was used and converted into benzil, which was then used to synthesize benzillic acid. The yields were not ideal: .081g of benzil-

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