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Publisher:New Age International (P) Ltd.
Published In:2006
Binding Type:Paperback
Weight:1.23 lbs
Pages:pp. xiv + 290, Figures, Tables, Graphs, Index, Appendices, References

The Title "Laboratory Manual of Organic Chemistry 4th Edition, Reprint" is written by Raj K. Bansal. This book was published in the year 2006. The ISBN number 8122412971|9788122412970 is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. The book displayed here is a 4th Edition, Reprint edition. This book has total of pp. xiv + 290 (Pages). The publisher of this title is New Age International (P) Ltd.. We have about 2519 other great books from this publisher. Laboratory Manual of Organic Chemistry 4th Edition, Reprint is currently Not Available with us.You can enquire about this book and we will let you know the availability.

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About the Book

The Book has been thoroughly revised. Several new experiments have been added. Mechanism of reactions has received increased emphasis. An innovative feature of this new edition is the inclusion of appropriate in-chapter questions throughout the text.

The book commences with a new chapter on safety in the laboratory. This provides the necessary guidelines for working safely in the laboratory. The second chapter describes fundamental laboratory techniques which have been employed throughout the manual. The subsequent three chapters deal with the qualitative analysis and identification of organic compounds. Chapter 6 discusses preparation of derivatives. Tables of physical constants of organic compounds have been expanded. Chapter 7 presents preparations, polymerization and miscellaneous experiments. The application of modern spectroscopic methods to structure determination is described in the last chapter.

With its enhanced and updated presentation, this is an essential source book for both undergraduate and postgraduate Chemistry students.

About the Author

Raj K. Bansal received his M.S. from the University of California, Davis, Calif., U.S.A. and Doctorate from Calgary University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Research Council (NRC) at Canada, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, followed by a Research Associateship at the Mellon Institute of Science (CMU) Pittsburgh, Pa. U.S.A. Prof. Bansal has published a number of research papers in various foreign and Indian journals. He is the author of several standard books in chemistry which include a textbook of Organic Chemistry; Heterocyclic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry : Problems and Solutions, (New Age International Publishers). His research areas include organic synthesis and reaction mechanisms.


Preface to the Fourth Edition

1. Protective Clothing :
i. Equipment and Apparatus

2. Handling Chemicals
3. Flammable Materials :
i. Corrosive and Toxic Reagents
ii. Irritant and Lachrymatory Chemicals

4. Eye Protection
5. Disposal of Chemicals and Solid Wastes
6. Guidelines in Case of Accident or Injury
7. Toxicity and Hazards of Chemicals


1. Glass Apparatus
2. Assemblies for Reactions
3. Distillation :
i. Simple Distillation
ii. Fractional Distillation
iii. Distillation at Reduced pressure
iv. Steam Distillation

4. Recrystallization
5. Drying Agents
6. Cleaning of Apparatus

1. Physical State
2. Color
3. Odor
4. Acid or Base Character
5. Ignition
6. Solubility
7. Elemental Analysis

1. Alcoholic Group (R-OH)
2. Phenolic Group (ArOH)
3. Carbonyl Group
4. Carboxyl Group (-COOH)
5. Ester Group (-COOR)
6. Carbohydrates
7. Nitro Group
8. Amino Group (-NH2)
9. Amide Group (-CONH2)
10. Hydrocarbons
11. Unsaturation
12. Carbonic Acid Derivatives

1. Derivatives of Alcohols
2. Derivatives of Phenols
3. Derivatives of Aldehydes and Ketones
4. Derivatives of Carboxylic Acids
5. Derivatives of Esters
6. Derivatives of Carbohydrates
7. Derivatives of Amines
8. Derivatives of Hydrocarbons
9. Physical Constants :
i. Melting Point
ii. Boiling Point

10. Separation of Mixtures
11. Physical Constants of some Common Organic Compounds and their Derivatives

1. Estimations :
i. Estimation of Hydroxyl Group in Alcohols
ii. Determination of Equivalent Weight of a Carboxylic Acid
iii. Saponification Equivalent of an Ester
iv. Estimation of a Ketone
v. Estimation of an Aldehyde
vi. Estimation of Sulfur (Messenger’s Method)
vii. Estimation of Nitrogen (Kjeldahl Method)
viii. Estimation of Amino Group
ix. Estimation of Amide Group
x. Estimation of Glycine (Amino Acid)
xi. Determination of Strength of a Glycine Solution
xii. Estimation of Glucose (Reducing Sugar)
xiii. Saponification Value of an Oil or Fat
xiv. Estimation of Unsaturation
xv. Estimation of ?
xvi. Chemical Oxygen Demand (C.O.D.) Determination
xvii. Estimation of Keto - Enol Equilibrium
xviii. Estimation of Methoxyl Group
xix. Determination of Ascorbic Acid Concentration

2. Determination of Molecular Weight of a Substance :
i. Rast’s Method

3. Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution Reactions :
i. Preparation of Nitrobenzene (Nitration)
ii. Preparation of o- and p-Nitrophenols
iii. Preparation of 2, 4, 6-Tribomoaniline (Bromination)
iv. Preparation of Picric Acid (2, 4, 6-Trinitrophenol)
v. Relative Rates of Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution
vi. Preparation of O-Benzoylbenzoic Acid (Friedel-Crafts Reaction)
vii. Preparation of Diphenylmethane (Friedel-Crafts Reaction)
viii. Preparation of ?-Benzoylpropionic Acid (Friedel-Crafts Reaction)
ix. Preparation of p-Xylene-2-Sulfonic Acid

4. The Diels - Alder Reaction :
i. The Beckmann Rearrangement

5. The Perkin Reaction
6. The Cannizzaro Reaction :
i. Base-catalysed Oxidation-Reduction of Benzaldehyde

7. The Fries Rearrangement :
i. Preparation of 2, 5 - Didydroxyacetophenone

8. The schotten-Baumann Reaction :
i. Preparation of Benzanilide

9. Benzilic Acid Rearrangement :
i. Preparation of Benzilic Acid

10. The Reimer - Tiemann Reaction :
i. Preparation of Salicylaldehyde

11. Oxidation and Reduction :
i. Preparation of Cyclohexanone (Oxidation)
ii. Preparation of p-Nitrobenzoic Acid (Oxidation)
iii. Preparation of Anthroquinone (Oxidation)
iv. Preparation of Adipic Acid (Oxidation)
v. Preparation of Trimethylacetic Acid (Oxidation)
vi. Preparation of Ethylbenzene the Wolff-Kisher Reduction)
vii. Preparation of Benzhydrol
viii. Preparation and Stereochemistry of Azobenzene (Reduction)
ix. Preparation of m-Nitroaniline
x. Reduction of p-Nitroacetophenone (Selective Reduction)

12. Organometallic Chemistry :
i. Preparation of Benzoic Acid (The Grignard Reaction)
ii. Preparation of Triphenylmethanol
iii. Preparation of p - Toluic Acid

13. Dehydration :
i. Preparation of Cyclohexene
ii. Preparation of Succinic Anhydride
iii. Dehydration of Camphor Oxime (Molecular Rearrangement)

14. Optical Activity :
i. Resolution of Racemic a-Phenylethylamine

15. Heterocyclic Compounds :
i. Preparation of Quinoline (Skraup Synthesis)
ii. Preparation of 2-Phenylindole (Fischer Indole Synthesis)
iii. Preparation of 1, 2, 3, 4-Tetrahydrocarbazole
iv. Preparation of l-Phenyl-3-Methyl-5-Pyrazolone
v. Preparation of 5-Hydroxy-l, 3-Benzoxazole-2-One
vi. Preparation of 1, 2-Diphenyl-5-Nitrobenzimidazole

16. Diazotization :
i. Preparation of p-Iodonitrobenzene
ii. Preparation of p-Chlorotolune (The Sandmeyer Reaction)
iii. Preparation of o-Chlorobenzoic Acid (The Sandmeyer Reaction)
iv. Preparation of Diazoaminobenzene and its Conversion to p-Aminoazobenzene

17. Preparation of Dyes :
i. Methyl Orange
ii. Fluorescein (Condensation Reaction)
iii. Eosin
iv. Methyl Red

18. Pinacol-pinacolone Rearrangement
19. Chromatographic Methods :
i. Column Chromatography
ii. Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC)
iii. Paper Chromatography

20. Polymerization :
i. Preparation of Phenol - Formaldehyde Resin
ii. Preparation of Thiokol Rubber
iii. Polymerization of Styrene
iv. Preparation of Nylon-66

21. Catalytic Hydrogenation :
i. Conversion of Cinnamic Acid to Hydrocinnamic Acid

22. Photochemical Reactions :
i. Preparation of Benzopinacol
ii. Photochemical Isomerization of Azobenzene
iii. Preparation of 2-(2, 4-Dinitrobenzyl) Pyridine (a Photochromic Compound)

23. Haloform Reaction :
i. Preparatin of lodoform

24. Isolation Experiments :
i. Isolation of Caffeine
ii. Isolation of Lycopene
iii. Isolation of Casein from Milk
iv. Isolation of Piperine

25. Preparation of Triptycene
26. Addition of Dichlorocarbene to Cyclohexene

27. Miscellaneous Preparations :
i. Methyl Benzoate
ii. Acetanilide (Acetylation)
iii. Aspirin (Acetylation)
iv. p-Nitroaniline
v. Mandelic Acid
vi. Anthranilic Acid
vii. Phenylurea
viii. 2, 4-Dinitrophenylhydrazine
ix. 7-Hydroxy-4-Methylconmarin
x. Sulfanilic Acid
xi. Soap
xii. P-Bromoaniline

1. Infrared Spectroscopy
2. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Selected References
Selected Journals