14.6 Carbonyl Compounds

Ketones, Aldehydes and Amides

A variety of functional groups contain what is known as a carbonyl, which is a carbon atom double bonded to an oxygen atom. This video lesson focuses on ketones, aldehydes, and amides. Duration: 5:47.

Carboxylic Acids and Esters

This video lesson focuses on carboxylic acids and esters. Included is the synthesis of methyl salicylate, which is the chemical responsible for the smell of wintergreen. Duration: 7:56.