4 Answered Questions for the topic Alcohols
Strength of hydrogen bonding in phenol or methanol?
I wanted to know whether hydrogen bonding is stronger in phenol or methanol. I saw on Wikipedia about the enthalpies of hydrogen bonding in various cases. but could not find the answer to this... more
How do I predict the solubility of a compound in a mixture of water and an organic co-solvent?
I'm trying to predict the solubility of long alcohols (e.g. 1-octanol, 1-decanol or 1-dodecanol) in a mixture of water and an organic co-solvent such as DMSO, acetonitrile or ethyl acetate. For... more
How do you create primary amines from alcohols?
By a primary amine I mean a compound where the hydroxyl group of the corresponding alcohol is replaced with an amine group.
Reaction of alcohols with alkali metals
When 106 grams of a mixture of cyclopentanol and water reacts with excess Na, 44.8 L of H2is produced atSTP. Find the mole percentage of cyclopentanol in the mixture?