ERIC Number: EJ401416
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
A Kinetic Study of the Diels-Alder Reaction. An Experiment Illustrating Simple Second-Order Reaction Kinetics.
Silvestri, Michael G.; Dills, Charles E.
Journal of Chemical Education, v66 n8 p690-91 Aug 1989
Describes an organic chemistry experiment for teaching the basic concepts of chemical kinetics. Provides background information about first- and second-order reactions, experimental procedures of the Diels-Alder reaction between cyclopentadiene and dimethyl fumarate, and the experimental results. (YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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