Reactions of benzene

5 videos
In this tutorial, Sal shows the mechanism of Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution and the reactions of bromination and Friedel-Crafts Acylation.

Resonance

VIDEO 11:51 minutes
Resonance in benzene and the carbonate ion.

Electrophilic aromatic substitution

VIDEO 11:17 minutes
Electrophilic aromatic substitution.

Bromination of benzene

VIDEO 12:56 minutes
Bromination of benzene catalyzed by iron bromide.

Friedel-Crafts acylation

VIDEO 11:18 minutes
Friedel-Crafts acylation reaction.

Friedel crafts acylation addendum

VIDEO 0:50 minutes
Friedel-Crafts acylation addendum.