HSC Together Year 12 Chemistry: Designing a Chemical Synthesis Process

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Designing a Chemical Synthesis Process

This is part of the HSC Chemistry course under the topic of Chemical Synthesis and Design. In this post, we evaluate the factors that need to be considered when designing a chemical synthesis process, including but not limited to:

  • Availability of reagents
  • Reaction conditions
  • Yield and purity
  • Industrial uses (eg pharmaceutical, cosmetics, cleaning products, fuels)
  • Environmental, social and economic issues

 

Introduction to Organic Synthesis

A video about organic synthesis, and how it is used in everyday life and industry processes.

 

Factors that Need to Be Considered When Designing a Chemical Synthesis Process

This video introduces chemical synthesis

 

Reaction Conditions

A video that evaluates how the reaction conditions of a reaction need to be considered.

 

Yield and Purity

A video that evaluates how the yield and purity of reactants need to be considered.

 

Industrial Use

A video that evaluates how the industrial uses of a reaction need to be considered.

 

Environmental, Social and Economic Issues

A video that evaluates how the environmental, social, and economic issues need to be considered when designing a chemical synthesis process.

 

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