Alcohols Phenols and Ethers

Alcohols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties( of primary alcohols only), identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols, mechanism of dehydration, uses with special reference to methanol and ethanol.

Phenols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, acidic nature of phenol, electrophillic substitution reactions, uses of phenols.

Ethers: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses.

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Nomenclature of Alcohols

IUPAC naming system: Select the longest possible chain that contains the α-carbon Number the carbon atoms in the chain in such a way that...
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Alcohols and Classification of Alcohols

Alcohols The compounds in which hydroxyl group (-OH) is attached to a saturated carbon atom are called as Alcohols. Classification of alcohols #1 On the basis of...