Essays Tagged: "alcohols"


AlcoholsIntroductionAlcohols are a group of compounds which have a hydroxyl group joined to either a ... m and a cycloalkyl group is a ring of six carbon atoms that is arranged in a hexagonal shape.Naming alcoholsNaming alcohols is not difficult. Basically, you identify the longest chain of carbon atoms. ... commas to separate the different numbers. Then, you add the suffix -ol, which is the suffix of all alcohols. If there are more than one hydroxyl group present, then -di or -tri, and so on, is put jus ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"Legalization Of Marijuana" Pro Marijuana

n of marijuana is given a chance. Legalizing marijuana would increase our economy's revenue. During alcohols prohibition, alcohol was still sold and used, but people were doing it illegally. Then the ...

(2 pages) 332 5 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The enthalpy change of combustion for the alcohol homologous series.

stigate the enthalpy change of combustion for the alcohol homologous series. I will investigate how alcohols with increasing number of carbons affect the enthalpy change when an alcohol goes under com ... number of carbons affect the enthalpy change when an alcohol goes under combustion.The energy that alcohols release when being used is called the enthalpy change of combustion. This is defined as"Sta ...

(19 pages) 95 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Lab report on a fischer esterfication

t under acidic conditions. Carboxylic acids alone are not reactive enough to be attacked by neutral alcohols, but they can be made much more reactive in the presence of a strong acid, such as sulfuric ...

(3 pages) 84 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Investigate the amount of energy released when different fuels burn

thanol, propanol and butanol. The aim is to find out how much energy is produced when burning these alcohols. Alcohol's react with oxygen in the air to form water and carbon dioxide.The reaction that ... ct with oxygen in the air to form water and carbon dioxide.The reaction that is involved in burning alcohols is exothermic because heat is given out. From this reason the reactant energy is higher tha ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Comparing The Enthalpy Changes Of Combustion Of Different Alcohols.

er by 1oC. In this investigation my aim is to find the enthalpy change of combustion of a number of alcohols so that I can investigate how and why the enthalpy change is affected by the molecular stru ... stigate the enthalpy change of combustion for the alcohol homologous series. I will investigate how alcohols with increasing number of carbons affect the enthalpy change when an alcohol goes under com ...

(14 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Organic chemistry - ethanol

All alcohols' consist of a hydrocarbon named 'ethanol', now ethanol is a strand made up of two carbons f ... ydroxol) thus ethanol is considered to be a hydrocarbon.The three main building blocks to producing alcohols are:Sugars: there are many different types of sugars some include:Starches:Cellulose:All th ... clude:Starches:Cellulose:All three of these compounds added with ethanol can create a wide range of alcohols, anything from beer (left) to wine (right).So with any combination of any of those three bo ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An Examination of Feasible Alternative Fuels.

ks. These alternatives include, but are not limited to, various batteries coupled with solar power, alcohols, gasohols, and both liquefied and gaseous natural gas, as well as hydrogen. As mentioned ab ... cost-effective LPG vehicle seems feasible.The next category of proven viable: Alternative fuels are alcohols, specifically methanol and ethanol both obtainable from petroleum and natural (biomass) sou ...

(13 pages) 130 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

I Heard the Owl Call My Name

nds of dollars off the natives by selling them alcohol products. The natives have to tolerance over alcohols, so therefore they get drunk easily. Once the natives are drunk, they act, as any drunken a ...

(2 pages) 1612 0 2.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


se of a hydrogen atom of a carbon compound is replaced by an -OH group. From butane we get butanol. Alcohols formed from alkanes are called alkanols and have the general formula CnH2n+1OH. Butanol is ... ing point. Butanol is made from the fermentation of corn.Physical and chemical properties: Like all alcohols, 1 Butanol has a few different names, scientific or common. They are n-butyl alcohol, propy ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acids, Bases and Natural Indicators

A very common way of extracting anthocyanin form plants is to place the plant in low boiling point alcohols which have been acidified with HCl and boiling for a while.�There are other methods ...

(6 pages) 2522 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Gas Chromatography to determine contents

n and thermal conductivity.MethodSample preparationThe previously prepared sample consists of a few alcohols. The sample (1 uL) was extracted and injected into the vaporization chamber.Gas chromatogra ... 11.833cyclopentylThe results, with peaks at 6.643 min, 10.142 min, and 11.833 min indicate that the alcohols are t-amyl, 2-pentyl and cyclopentyl alcohols respectively.DiscussionThe experiment shows t ...

(2 pages) 443 0 3.7 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Health Supplement & Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

al alteration and growth regulators. The main purpose of this study was to determine the effects of alcohols, supplements and dietary patterns among 55 years old people (Kristal et. al, 2006).The data ... of steroid hormones affected with BPH risk. Obesity is reduced with the consumption of vegetables, alcohols, etc. (Kristal et. al, 2006).B.A well systematic treatment is required for BPH. Most of the ...

(7 pages) 524 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Synthesis of 1-methoxy-2-indanone

. Lithium aluminum hydride is a powerful reducing agent, and both ketone groups would be reduced to alcohols to give 1,2-dihydroxyindane as the final product. Furthermore, the protic solvent methanol ... e desired 1-methoxy-2-indanone. Lithium aluminum hydride is a reducing agent that creates secondary alcohols out of ketones--thus, the product formed would be indane-1,2-diol, not 1-methoxy-2-indanone ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry