Alcohol, Phenol, Ether
Alcohols and phenols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; chemical reactivity of phenols in electrophilic substitutions, acidic nature of phenol, ethers: electronic structure, structure of functional group, nomenclature, important methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, some commercially important compounds.
ALCOHOLS, PHENOL AND ETHER
- Alcohols are hydroxy derivatives of alkanes or alkyl derivatives of water with a general formula R–OH.
Types of Alcohols
Alcohols are of following types:
These are alcohols with only one –OH group. Their general formula is Cn H2n + 1 OH.
They are further divided in following ...