Addition of heat in aldol condensations

by TheSpaceGuy
Tags: addition, aldol, condensations, heat
TheSpaceGuy is offline
Oct25-12, 09:08 PM
P: 25
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

If you reacted acetophenone with itself, would you need to heat the reaction mixture for it to form the aldol condensation product? Why or why not?

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm guessing yes since it is a condensation reaction and water is a product, but I'm not entirely sure.
Phys.Org News Partner Science news on
Internet co-creator Cerf debunks 'myth' that US runs it
Astronomical forensics uncover planetary disks in Hubble archive
Solar-powered two-seat Sunseeker airplane has progress report

Register to reply

Related Discussions
How long to melt the ice(heat, heat transfer, latent heat) Introductory Physics Homework 3
Specific & Latent Heat - Heat required to turn water in Aluminum Tray --> Ice Introductory Physics Homework 9
Naming question; Michael Aldol Condensation Chemistry 3
Heat and Internal Energy and Heat and Temperature Change: Specific Heat Capacity Advanced Physics Homework 4
Asymmetric Aldol Synthesis Biology, Chemistry & Other Homework 0