However, the law of mass action is valid only for concerted one-step reactions that proceed through a single transition state and is not valid in general because rate equations do not, in general, follow the stoichiometry of the reaction as Guldberg and Waage had proposed see, for example, nucleophilic aliphatic substitution by SN1 or reaction of hydrogen and bromine to form hydrogen bromide. Equality of forward and backward reaction rates, however, is a necessary condition for chemical equilibrium, though it is not sufficient to explain why equilibrium occurs. Despite the failure of this derivation, the equilibrium constant for a reaction is indeed a constant, independent of the activities of the various species involved, though it does depend on temperature as observed by the van 't Hoff equation. Adding a catalyst will affect both the forward reaction and the reverse reaction in the same way and will not have an effect on the equilibrium constant.
Bromoethane gives RC2H5 Notes: The haloalkane, dissolved in absolutely dry ether, is added to magnesium. It is a vigorous reaction, though often needs gentle warming with the hands to get it going.
Alternatively, a crystal of iodine may be needed to start the reaction off. Also, a water-cooled reflux condenser must be used to prevent ether fumes from being lost FIG.
Thus they are effectively a source of carbanion nucleophiles, and as such are extremely useful in synthetic reactions section Chlorobenzene, for example, is extremely resistant to nucleophilic substitution.
The reason is that the high electron density of the benzene ring prevents attack by nucleophiles on the functional carbon atom. Moreover, delocalisation of a chlorine lone pair into the benzene ring further increases the electron density around the carbon.
It also gives the C-Cl bond partial double character making it more difficult to break. The arguments are similar for halogens attached to doubly bonded and triply bonded carbon atoms.
However, the effects are quite different as discussed below in section A final comment on relative reactivities When discussing the relative reactivities of organic halogen compounds, an essential factor is usually completely ignored.
The reactivity of a particular organic halogen compound depends on which mechanism of reaction it undergoes SN1 or SN2. It is therefore also dependent on the other factors which determine the mechanism.
The readiness with which this occurs can be predicted from information about the activation energy. This in turn can be gleaned from consideration of the relative stabilities of the intermediate carbonium ions.
Benzenecarbonium ions, and alkenecarbonium ions are particularly stable because concentration of the positive charge is reduced by delocalisation of electrons from the p-bonding systems. The order of decreasing SN1 reactivity in a series of haloalkanes as predicted from the relative stabilities of the intermediate carbonium ions is therefore: This is because alkyl groups attached to the functional carbon atom sterically hinder attack by the nucleophile.
Benzene rings or mutiple-bonded groups one removed from the functional carbon offer little steric hindrance, though they may reduce the partial positive charge on the functional carbon. Thus 1-chloro-2,2-dimethylypropane, a primary haloalkane, is very unreactive.
A final comment on equilibrium In section It is tempting to suggest that strong nucleophiles will completely replace leaving groups that would make weak nucleophiles. This is not so. For one thing, good nucleophiles are often good leaving groups e.
Moreover, these terms usually refer to rates of reaction. Thus, in a given nucleophilic substitution reaction, there is another important factor to bear in mind when deciding how good the yield will be: So, the reaction usually starts with high concentrations of organic reactant and particularly of nucleophile, but zero concentration of products.
Even with a good yield of product, the reaction may still be far removed from equilibrium. Returning to rate of reaction, the conditions are chosen to optimise rate without severely affecting position of equilibrium.
Even so, most organic reactions take hours rather than the fractions of seconds generally taken by inorganic reactions. Other reactions i Oxidation: It is possible to make haloalkanes burn. They do so with a slightly smokey flame, but there is no residue.
More substituted alkanes like Bromochlorodifluoromethane BCF do not burn, and are used in fire extinguishers, though they may give toxic by-products during use.
Haloalkanes, and particularly iodoalkanes, may be reduced to the corresponding alkane by the powerful reactant, hydrogen iodide: I2 iii With sodium: Alkyl chains may be linked tohether by reaction of haloalkanes with sodium in dry ether: The reaction can also link alkyl chains to benzene rings, but again, a mixture of products is obtained.
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