Carbonyl Compounds Videos

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Overview: Carbonyl Compounds

This is an overview of Topic 30: Carbonyl Compounds. It includes aldehydes, ketones, oxidation and reduction reactions, test for carbonyl compounds and test to distinguish aldehydes from ketones.

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An Introduction to Carbonyl Compounds

Introduction to aldehydes and ketones including the bonding, naming and many examples.

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Oxidation and Reduction Reactions of Carbonyl Compounds

Video outlining how to synthesise aldehyde and ketones and the reduction reactions of them.

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Nucleophilic Addition Mechanism for the Reduction of Carbonyls

Video clearly displaying nucleophilic addition mechanism using different examples.

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Testing for Carbonyl Compounds

Video explaining how to test for carbonyl compounds, to distinguish between aldehyde and ketones and also to identify the specific compound.

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