Essays Tagged: "Organic chemistry"

Current research on psychology of creativity

orming a ring by biting its own tail led him to the structure of the benzene ring, the basis of all organic chemistry.*Elias Howe's nightmare of being attacked by cannibal wielding spears that happene ...

(11 pages) 276 0 3.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Chemist

al use ('Chemists').Chemistry includes many other subfields some of these are analytical chemistry, organicchemistry, and physical chemistry. Analytical chemists ascertain the nature, structure, andco ... ical chemistry. Analytical chemists ascertain the nature, structure, andcomposition of a substance. Organic chemistry involves orgainc substances. Aphysicalchemist, however, studies the attributes of ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

How has chemistry made your life better?

plants in the world and increase the world's food supply. Agriculture belongs to the branch called organic chemistry.Chemistry plays major parts in medicine and biotechnology. Each year because of ch ...

(2 pages) 69 0 1.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Lab report on E2 substitution on alkyl halides.

19.1% 1-butene, 69.9% trans-2-butene, and 11.0% cis-2-butene.Backround:Gas Chromatography separates organic samples much in the same way as column chromatography. The only differences are that it uses ... d into a tubing apparatus as evenly as possible and placed in the temperature controlled oven. When organic solutions are passed through the tubing van der Waals forces attract the nonpolar molecules ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Lab report on a fischer esterfication

on a NMR printout.Objective and Materials:The materials for this experiment is listed on page 59-64(Organic Chemistry laboratory Manual, Haden/McNeil, 2003-04)Procedure:The procedure for this experime ... y Manual, Haden/McNeil, 2003-04)Procedure:The procedure for this experiment is listed on page 59-64(Organic Chemistry laboratory Manual, Haden/McNeil, 2003-04)Data:All data is in laboratory notebookCa ...

(3 pages) 84 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Lab report on gas chromatograph and the optical activity of carvones.

spearment oil is 59% carvone and caraway oil is 100% carvone.Backround:Gas Chromatography separates organic samples much in the same way as column chromatography. The only differences are that it uses ... d into a tubing apparatus as evenly as possible and placed in the temperature controlled oven. When organic solutions are passed through the tubing van der Waals forces attract the nonpolar molecules ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Basics Of Biochemistry

*Note: These notes were used as part of my biology, and are meant to provide an overview of organic chemistry and biochemistry at a 10th grade level.1. Explain the structure of an atom.The nuc ... by saying what is in the compound. Structural formulas show how the atoms are bonded.7. What is an organic compound?An organic compound is a compound in which the body of the molecule consists of car ...

(3 pages) 94 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Sir William Crookes

en he attended the Royal College of Chemistry in London. He first attended college wanting to study organic chemistry. He was an attendant at the college; therefore, he could visit meetings at the Roy ... ect alpha particles emitted from the radioactive material. Crookes continued to have an interest in organic science and in 1898 warned that the world would face starvation unless new fertilizer source ...

(1 pages) 26 0 4.1 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Alkanes & Alkenes

AlkanesPhysical properties:The chemistry of carbon compounds is called organic chemistry. There are millions of organic chemicals, but they can be divided into groups call ... melting points, boiling points and densities increases.They are insoluble in water but dissolve in organic solvents such as benzene.Their chemical reactivity is poor. The C-C bond and C-H bond are ve ... possess a double bond that can be broken open and added to in a reaction.Saturated and unsaturated:Organic compounds, like alkanes, which have four single covalent bonds to all their carbon atoms are ...

(2 pages) 17 0 2.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Margarine and chemistry

the chemistry of margarine" which is of great relevance to what I have just studied in the topic of organic chemistry. The author of this article is Andrew Parsons, who is currently a senior lecturer ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.1 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Biology Notes: Grade 12

Organic Chemistry Classificationstudy of simple/synthetic/complex C-compoundspetroleum products and ... simple/synthetic/complex C-compoundspetroleum products and by-products: organic animal/vegetable, inorganic mineral (produced chemicals but now they are synthesized without having to extract, also car ... now they are synthesized without having to extract, also carbonate & cyanide compounds)6 common organic compounds in order of abundance from least to most: S, P, N, O, C, HBergelius' Vital Theory: ...

(11 pages) 74 1 4.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Organic Chemistry

A. In the late 1820's organic chemistry was the study of substances isolated from animals and plants that were thought to ... ith some white crystals. Upon analyzation of the crystals, he saw that they had no qualities that inorganic compounds usually possessed. The crystals were actually identical to crystals of urea, a com ... of urea, a compound found in urine. Fredrich had completed an "˜impossible' task by making an organic compound out of inorganic materials. This experiment started the end of the "vitalism" theor ...

(5 pages) 29 1 3.8 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Preparing of Aspirin

I.SynopsisThe synthesis of aspirin is known in organic chemistry as an esterification reaction.In this experiment, preparation of aspirin were cond ... his experiment was conducted so that students could familiarize with the preparation of some simple organic compound1.2Students know how to purify the compound by recrystallisation2.History of aspirin ... arch, water and lubricant.III.TheoryAspirin (or acetyl salicylic acid) is kind of ester, a group of organic compounds. Esters can be obtained by reacting carboxylic acid and alcohol together in a proc ...

(6 pages) 47 2 3.8 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

How Others See Me

will be remembered as an excellent student with a passion for science and medicine. My interest in organic chemistry, biochemistry and engineering inspired my decision to enter a health-related caree ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This is a very brief biography on Sir William Ramsay I wrote is for my chemistry class... 3 pages

l and Professor of Chemistry at University College, Bristol, and moved on in 1887 to the Chair of Inorganic Chemistry at University College, London, a post which he held until his retirement in 1913.R ... don, a post which he held until his retirement in 1913.Ramsay's earliest works were in the field of organic chemistry. Besides his doctor's dissertation, about this period he published work on picolin ...

(3 pages) 9 0 4.3 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Dmitri Mendeleev

g to continue his education. He received a master's degree in 1856 and began to conduct research in organic chemistry. Financed by a government fellowship, he went to study abroad for two years at the ...

(2 pages) 2237 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Purity and Purification of Solids- Melting Points of Napthalene and Biphenyl

r basic laboratory work.Experimental SectionThe experimental procedures can all be found in the PSU Organic Chemistry Fall 2008 laboratory manual. 1The 'General Procedure for Recrystallization' as out ... lso used melting points to determine the identity of "unknown D" to be succinic acid.References1PSU Organic Chemistry 337 Lab Manual, Fall 20082CRC Handbook, CRC Press: New York, 1999Fessenden; Fessen ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Law of Refraction

r the tollen's test. And alkyne group reacted to all chemical tests.INTRODUCTIONHydrocarbons are an organic compound that contains carbon and hydrogen and they are classified according to their struct ... that accompanies the reaction makes a useful tool to determine if a compound is unsaturated. If an organic hydrocarbon quickly discharges the red-brown color of bromine when a few drops of Br2 soluti ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Is water really necessary for life?

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology