Visualizing sigma and pi bonds

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MaiaRodriguezChoi3E
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Visualizing sigma and pi bonds

Postby MaiaRodriguezChoi3E » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:27 pm

Does anyone have any resources for how to visualize sigma and pi bonds?


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Re: Visualizing sigma and pi bonds

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Re: Visualizing sigma and pi bonds

Postby arif_latif_2G » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:35 pm

http://www.chembio.uoguelph.ca/educmat/ ... /New-5.jpg

*This is the URL to the picture*

This is a good picture for visualizing sigma and pi bonds. The image shows (from top to bottom)
a sigma bond between two p-orbitals
a sigma bond between a single p-orbital and s-orbital
a sigma bond between two s-orbitals
a pi bond, which is only possible between two p-orbital

KatrinaPho_2I
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Re: Visualizing sigma and pi bonds

Postby KatrinaPho_2I » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:40 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0-oOwzc8P0

This video should help you visualize the difference between sigma and pi bonding in organic molecules.

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Re: Visualizing sigma and pi bonds

Postby 804991762_4A » Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:45 pm

For both bonds, I know that they overlap one another but in different positions. Such as a for a sigma bond, 2 orbitals will overlap the ends side to side which allows them to rotate (say they lay horizontally on an x-axis). While Pi bonds overlap side to side preventing it from rotating because they are locked together (are upright vertically).

Bruce Chen 2H
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Re: Visualizing sigma and pi bonds

Postby Bruce Chen 2H » Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:11 pm

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q ... 4209455648

This image gives a good representation of what these bonds are and how they interact.

MaiaRodriguezChoi3E
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Re: Visualizing sigma and pi bonds

Postby MaiaRodriguezChoi3E » Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:17 pm

Thank you everyone for all the resources!!!


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