Formation of esters or esterification , Chemistry

Formation of esters (Esterification)

             1183_Formation of esters.png

(1) The reaction is shifted to the right via using excess of alcohol or removal of water by distillation.

(2) The reactivity of alcohol towards esterification.

tert-alcohol < sec-alcohol < pri-alcohol < methyl alcohol

(3) The acidic strength of carboxylic acid plays just a minor role.R3CCOOH2CHCOOH2COOH3COOH

Posted Date: 4/20/2013 2:57:37 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Formation of esters or esterification , Assignment Help, Ask Question on Formation of esters or esterification , Get Answer, Expert's Help, Formation of esters or esterification Discussions

Write discussion on Formation of esters or esterification
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
The energy of an electron in the first Bohr orbit of H atom is-13.6eV  . The possible energy value(s) of the excited state(s) for electrons in Bohr orbits to hydrogen is(are):

Q. What do you understand by Canning? Canning involves the application of heat that is high enough to destroy all pathogenic microorganisms and their spores present along with

what evidence is there that all cells have a common ancestor?

What is the maximum number of electrons which can be accommodated in an atom in which the highest principal quantum number value is 4: (1) 10        (2) 18      (3) 32

Soaps and detergents Sodium and pottasium salts of fatty acids such as palmitic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid etc are called soaps, while detergents are ammonium or sulphonate

what is the applications of condensation reaction


Q. Analysis of water gave the following results H 2 SO 4 = 196Mg/L; MgSO 4 = 24Mg/L, CaSO 4 = 272Mg/L and NaCl = 25Mg/L. Water is to be supplied to the town of the popul

Which of the following ions is not having the configuration of neon: (1) F -                      (2) Mg +2                         (3) Na +                       (4

Ionic and covalent bonds are present in: (1)  CCl 4                                               (2)  CaCl 2              (3)  NH 4 Cl