Did you know that nylon gets its name from the two cities where it was jointly invented?
Tuesday, 17 March 2015
Thursday, 12 March 2015
These are wonderful compounds to make as precursors for other organic compounds. We had two challenges today:
- Explore the preparation and reactions of acyl chlorides. Why are acyl chlorides such useful organic compounds?
- Esters can be made from acyl chlorides. They can also be made from carboxylic acids. We have to compare and contrast these two methods. Which one is better?