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Conformational studies on ethane-1,2-diol (HOCH2-CH2OH )

Organic Chemistry | 8th Edition | ISBN: 9780321768414 | Authors: L.G. Wade Jr ISBN: 9780321768414 33

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Problem 48SP

Conformational studies on ethane-1,2-diol (HOCH2-CH2OH ) have shown the most stable conformation about the central C-C bond to be the gauche conformation, which is 9.6 kJ/mol (2.3 kcal/mol) more stable than the anti conformation. Draw Newman projections of these conformers and explain this curious result.

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Step 1

The structure of ethane-1,2-diol (HOCH2-CH2OH ) is,

The Newman projections of this molecule is given by,

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Textbook: Organic Chemistry
Edition: 8
Author: L.G. Wade Jr
ISBN: 9780321768414

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