An Introduction to the study of the compounds of carbon, or, Organic chemistry

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Heath, 1922 - Chemistry, Organic - 567 pages

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Page 12 - according to which equal volumes of all gases under the same conditions of temperature and pressure contain the same number of molecules. Hence,
Page 122 - Methane Ethane Propane Butane Pentane Hexane Heptane Octane Nonane Decane Undecane Dodecane Tridecane Tetradecane Pentadecane Hexadecane Heptadecane Octadecane Nonadecane Eicosane Heneicosane Docosane Tricosane Tetracosane
Page iii - beginning the subject. For this reason, special care has been taken to select for treatment such compounds as best serve to make clear the fundamental principles. General relations as illustrated by special cases are discussed rather more fully than is customary in books of the same size ; and, on the other hand, the number of compounds taken up is smaller than usual.
Page 125 - cracking," or destructive distillation, sets in. The fires are slackened in order to distil very slowly, and this slow distillation is continued until the temperature in the still reaches 675 to 700 F., producing a distillate with an average boiling point of about 550 F., but containing some
Page 125 - combine with the acid, producing a heavy black viscous mass called acid sludge which settles to the bottom of the vessel. The sludge is drawn off and the oil washed with water and alkali to remove all traces of acid and is then ready for the market. The
Page iii - It is difficult to see how, without some such general introductory study, the technical chemist and the student of medicine can comprehend what is usually put before them under the heads of 'Applied Organic Chemistry' and 'Medical Chemistry.'
Page 19 - Ethane C 2 H 6 Propane C 3 H 8 Butane C 4 H 10 Pentane C 5

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