Classification of Van der Waals

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Parth Mungra
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Classification of Van der Waals

Postby Parth Mungra » Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:57 am

When describing the Van der Waals interactions, Dr. Lavelle said that these interactions are always present and always positive. What does this mean?

Chloe Qiao 4C
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Re: Classification of Van der Waals

Postby Chloe Qiao 4C » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:19 pm

It means all molecules have Van der Waals forces and the forces are always attractive.

Kyither Min 2K
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Re: Classification of Van der Waals

Postby Kyither Min 2K » Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:17 pm

All molecules have in some way shape or form Van der Waals forces. These forces are typically weak but when there are many, it can be strong and prevalent.


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