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Axial atoms in cyclohexane

Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:01 pm
by Chem_Mod
What is "the 1,4 axial C-H bond"? What is the "axial" hydrogen?

Re: Axial atoms in cyclohexane

Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:01 pm
by Chem_Mod
In the chair conformation of cyclohexane, three H's point up and three H's point down. Theses six H's are axial hydrogens.