Hydrogen Bonding and Dipole-Dipole

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Hydrogen Bonding and Dipole-Dipole

Postby Diana A 2L » Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:47 am

Are hydrogen bonds a type of dipole-dipole interaction? Lets say for example you're asked to list the types of intermolecular forces a molecule exhibits. If you list hydrogen bonds as one, would you also list dipole-dipole interactions as another?

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Re: Hydrogen Bonding and Dipole-Dipole

Postby MeeraBhagat » Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:02 am

Hydrogen bonds and dipole dipole interactions are listed as separate intermolecular forces. Although the reason for the interaction is because the H bonded to an electronegative atom develops a more positive dipole and can therefore interact with lonepairs and other atoms, dipole dipole interactions in general are weaker than specific H-bonds and are listed separately.

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Re: Hydrogen Bonding and Dipole-Dipole

Postby simona_krasnegor_1C » Fri Oct 23, 2020 1:53 pm

I believe hydrogen bonds are a specific type of dipole-dipole interaction. I think the idea of a partial positive region and partial negative region is a commonality that occurs in both bonds.

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