CHAPTER 34

Practical Chemistry

Chapter Highlights

Detection of the following functional groups: hydroxyl (alcoholic and phenolic), carbonyl (aldehyde and ketone), carboxyl and amino groups in organic compounds. Chemistry involved in the preparation of the following: Inorganic compounds: Mohr’s salt, Potash alum, Organic compounds: Acetanilide, p-nitroacetanilide, aniline yellow, iodoform.

Chemistry involved in the titrimetric exercises: Acids, bases and the use of indicators, oxalic acid vs. KMnO4, Mohr’s salt vs. KMnO4.

Chemical principles involved in the qualitative salt analysis:

Cations: Pb2+, Cu2+, Al3+, Fe3+, Zn2+, Ni2+, Ca2+, Ba2+, Mg2+,

Anions: (Insoluble salts excluded)

Chemical principles involved in the following experiments:

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