Lattice Energy

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Helen Struble 2F
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Lattice Energy

Postby Helen Struble 2F » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:31 pm

How can we predict the lattice energy of a compound. What forces are responsible for the lattice energy?

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Re: Lattice Energy

Postby Vuong_2F » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:07 pm

Charge and size of the ions in a compound can affect its lattice energy: increases in charge and size both lead to an increase in lattice energy.

Natalie Wang 1B
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Re: Lattice Energy

Postby Natalie Wang 1B » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:17 pm

If the solid has strong intermolecular forces, the lattice energy will increase. The lattice energy is basically the amount of energy requires to break those connections between molecules. As a result, strong intermolecular forces increase lattice energy.


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