Soaps and Detergents
This is part of the HSC Chemistry course under the topic Reactions of Organic Acids and Bases.
HSC Chemistry Syllabus
investigate the structural formulae, properties and functional group including: – esters
investigate the structure and action of soaps and detergents
Structure and Action of Soaps and Detergents
In this video we will be discussing saponification – production of soaps from triglycerides. The video also explores the structure and action of soaps and various types of synthetic detergents, as well as their advantages and disadvantages.