Chair cyclohexane is one of the recurring topics in Organic Chemistry 1. It is the culmination of everything you know about steric hindrance and atom geometry. You will determine the lowest energy conformations of cyclochexane containing compounds in exams and assignments.

Chair Cylohexane cis 1,2-dimethylcyclohexane

Chair Cyclohexane

The Flipping Chair Chair Cyclohexane Conformers (Chair-Boat-Chair Interconversion) You should expect some variant of the following question: Draw the most stable conformational isomer of trans-1,4-diethylcyclohexane. So far you've looked at the energy diagrams of molecules in different shapes or conformations using what are known as Newman Projections. This is n-butane in its most stable conformation. The...

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