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Organic Chemistry Chapter 19 Carboxylic Acid

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Organic Chemistry Chapter 19 Carboxylic Acid Chem 372-0

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these notes cover the basics of carboxylic acid its nomenclature and the reactions that can be used to make it
Organic Chemistry
Gregg M. Wilmes
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Organic Chemistry, Carboxylic Acid
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Date Created: 10/14/16
Chapter 19  Carboxylic acids Nomenclature of carboxylic acids  Conjugate bases of carboxylic acids  Change –ic acid –acte  Synthesis of carboxylic acids  1) Oxidation of 1º alcohols  2) Oxidative cleavage of alkynes  3) Oxidation of alkyl benzene with benzylic H’s Reactions of carboxylic acids  Bronsted­ Lowry acids  H+ donors Conjugate base + H­B conjugate acid of base  Very strong acids can protonate carboxylic acids  Nucleophiles can react at carbonyl carbon  Review of acid base chemistry  HA == H+ + A­ Ka = [H+][A­]/[HA] Ka= indicates strength of acid   pKa = ­log(Ka)  large pKa = weak acid  small or negative pKa = strong acid  acids with stable conjugate bases are stronger  Things that can effect acid strength  1. inductive effects 2. resonance effects 3. element effects 4. hybridization effects   Chapter 19 Carboxylic acids Nomenclature of carboxylic acids Conjugate bases of carboxylic acids Change –ic acid –acte Synthesis of carboxylic acids 1) Oxidation of 1º alcohols 2) Oxidative cleavage of alkynes 3) Oxidation of alkyl benzene with benzylic H’s Reactions of carboxylic acids ● Bronsted- Lowry acids ● H+ donors Conjugate base + H-B conjugate acid of base Very strong acids can protonate carboxylic acids Nucleophiles can react at carbonyl carbon Review of acid base chemistry HA == H+ + A- Ka = [H+][A-]/[HA] Ka= indicates strength of acid ● pKa = -log(Ka) ● large pKa = weak acid ● small or negative pKa = strong acid ● acids with stable conjugate bases are stronger Things that can affect acid strength 1. inductive effects 2. resonance effects 3. element effects 4. hybridization effects


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