Reactions of Alkenes (ELECTROPHILIC ADDITION)

All of the electrophilic addition reactions of Alkenes. Reagents, Conditions and Equations.

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Reactions of Alkenes (ELECTROPHILIC ADDITION)
Addition of Hydrogen (HYDROGENATION)
Reagents ­ Hydrogen
Conditions ­ Nickel Catalyst, 450K, 1000 KPa Pressure
Products ­ Alkanes
C2H4 + H2 > C2H6 (g)
Used in Margarine Manufacture
Addition of Halogens (HALOGENATION)
Reagents ­ Bromine (Neat liquid or dissolved in tetrachloromethane CCl4)
Conditions ­ Room Temperature, NO catalyst
C2H4 + H2 > CH2BrCH2Br (g) (g) (l) 1,2-dibromoethane
Addition of Steam (Direct Hydration)
Reagents ­ Steam (H2O)
Conditions ­ High Pressure, 6MPa, High Temperature, 600K, Phosphoric Acid Catalyst
Products ­ Alcohol
C2H4 + H2O > C2H5OH Ethanol
Addition of Hydrogen Halides
Reagents ­ Hydrogen Bromide
Conditions ­ Room Temperature
C2H4 + HBr > C2H5Br
ALL EXAMPLES OF ELECTROPHILIC ADDITION

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