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thehenofdoom

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why do bond lengths deviate?
« on: August 29, 2004, 06:59:34 AM »
 why do bond lengths deviate from the ideal, eg. a C-C bond length is 1.568A compared to the ideal 1.53A

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Re:why do bond lengths deviate?
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2004, 08:57:01 AM »
it all depends on the nuclear charge of the atoms involved, the electronegativities, and other similar forces

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Re:why do bond lengths deviate?
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2004, 02:37:41 AM »
It depends on electronic and steric effects.
« Last Edit: August 31, 2004, 03:23:44 AM by AWK »
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