Torsional Strain

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Torsional Strain

Postby StevenBieneman_3K » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:19 pm

Does torsional strain always occur when there are single bonds involved?

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Re: Torsional Strain

Postby William Shu 1G » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:34 pm

Torsional strain is a result of eclisped hydrogens. If you observe the chair conformation on cyclohexanes, they have only single bonds but have no torsional strain due to the staggered hydrogens.

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