Ch # 13 Carboxylic Acids Short Question
Organic compounds containing (-COOH) as a functional group are called carboxylic acid. The (-COOH) group which itself is made up of a carbonyl group (>C = O) and a hydroxyl group (-OH) is called carbonyl group. (Carb from carbonyl and oxyl from hydroxal)……..
- Nomenclature of Carboxlyic Acids.
- General Methods of Preparation.
- Physical Characteristics.
- Reactivity of Carboxyl Group (-COOH).
- Acetic Acid.
- Amino Acids.
In this chapter you will learn:
- How to name carboxylic acids and their derivatives.
- The commercial method for the preparation of acetic acid.
- The relationship between the structure of carboxyl group and its reactivity.
- The effect of hydrogen bonding on the physical properties of carboxylic acids.
- The ways of preparing four derivaties of carboxylic acids and the conversion of these derivatives back to carboxylic acids.
- About amino acids and their significance.
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