Dissociation Energy

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Dissociation Energy

Postby Melissa_Aguirre1J » Thu May 24, 2018 9:07 am

How do you measure dissociation energy? Do we need to know that?

Isabelle De Rego 1A
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Re: Dissociation Energy

Postby Isabelle De Rego 1A » Thu May 24, 2018 11:33 am

Disassociation energy is the energy required to break a bond. For instance, if you were asked which bond had a higher disassociation energy, a double bond or triple bond, you would say the triple bond because it is harder to break. We have not gone over how to calculate disassociation energy so I wouldn't worry about numbers, just about the concept in relationship to the strength of different bonds.

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Re: Dissociation Energy

Postby Toru Fiberesima 1L » Thu May 24, 2018 3:29 pm

Dissociation energy is a measure of the strength of a bond. Therefore, it can be measured by breaking bonds, and recording how much energy was required to do so.

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Re: Dissociation Energy

Postby Elizabeth Parker 1K » Thu May 24, 2018 5:34 pm

What other things do we just need to know conceptually?

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