Intermolecular forces

(Polar molecules, Non-polar molecules, etc.)

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Intermolecular forces

Postby Jarrett Peyrefitte 2K » Sun Nov 24, 2019 7:29 pm

What are the different types of Intermolecular forces/forces? How do you identify them?

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Re: Intermolecular forces

Postby Nare Arakelian Dis 3E » Sun Nov 24, 2019 7:31 pm

Ion- ion forces > ion-dipole forces > dipole-dipole > dipole - induced dipole > induced dipole -induced dipole. And then hydrogen bonds are basically just really strong dipole-dipole forces

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Re: Intermolecular forces

Postby Sreyes_1C » Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:47 pm

The three major types of intermolecular interactions are London dispersion forces, dipole–dipole interactions and hydrogen bonds

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Re: Intermolecular forces

Postby jvera4b » Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:49 pm

You can identify the type of intermolecular forces by looking at the dipole moments of the molecules.

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Re: Intermolecular forces

Postby Ashley R 1A » Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:24 pm

To add on:
London dispersion forces are the weakest of all of these, and are seen in any type of molecule.
dipole-dipole interactions are the next strongest interactions and occur between polar molecules, which is determined by a molecule's shape.
Hydrogen bonding is the strongest, and occurs when a positive H atom is attracted to the lone pairs on N, O, or F atoms because of their high electronegativity.

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Re: Intermolecular forces

Postby 005206171 » Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:27 pm

Hydrogen bonding: H bonded to FON with a LP. Only H bonded to FON will be attracted to other regions with H bonded to FON
Ions can have: ion-dipole, ion-ion
anything with dipole moments will have: dipole-dipole
molecule w dipole + molecule w no dipole = dipole-induced-dipole
All Molecules (polar and nonpolar) : LDF/induced dipole-induced dipole

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