Essays Tagged: "hydrogen bonding"

IB Chemistry - Intermolecular Bonding Essay:

:There exists four types of intermolecular bonding, they include ionic, covalent, Van der waals and hydrogen bonding. In order to describe the existence of such bonding you must also understand the co ... d of bonding by the process of electron sharing. From figure 2, you can see that the example of two hydrogen atoms combing. As the atoms get closer together, each electron experiences an attraction to ...

(6 pages) 89 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Lab Report on milk co-motion.

. The non-polar fat in the milk prevents the food color from spreading, as it cannot participate in hydrogen bonding with water. When detergent is added to milk and the food color, the non-polar ends ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Describing how Hydrogen Bonding is done.

This hydrogen bonding is way different from other uses from the word "bond", since it is a force of attra ... is an intermolecular force, not an intramolecular force as in the common use of the word "bond.When hydrogen atoms are joined in a polar covalent bond with a small atom of high electronegativity like ... valent bond with a small atom of high electronegativity like O, F, or N, the positive charge on the hydrogen is highly concentrated because of it's small size, this means the more the less concentrati ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Water: The Genesis of Life

rt life on our planet.The simple structure of H2O is the source of all water's properties. With two hydrogen atoms sticking to an oxygen atom in a tetrahedron shape, water is considered as a polar mol ... on shape, water is considered as a polar molecule. Because oxygen is very electronegative, it pulls hydrogen's electrons towards it, causing oxygen to become partial negative. The hydrogen atoms then ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Water and It's Pollution

n. Physical properties-the result of hydrogen bondingStudied in isolation, the water molecule is deceptively simple. Its tow hydrogen ato ... are joined to the oxygen atom by single covalent bonds. Because oxygen is more electronegative than hydrogen, the electrons of the polar bonds spend more time closer to the oxygen atom. In other words ... lar covalent bonds, with the oxygen region of the molecule having a partial negative charge and the hydrogen having a partial positive charge. The water molecule, shaped something like a wide V, is a ...

(12 pages) 186 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Study notes on the structure and function of various groups of molecules including proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids (fats)

ree-dimensional shape including the various folding and coilings of the polypeptide chain-Result of hydrogen bonds at regular intervals along the polypeptide backbone-Folding produces a spiral Alpha H ... ontortions from bonding between the side chains (R groups) of the various amino acids-Determined by hydrogen bonding between R groups of amino acids-Determined by hydrophobic interactions between nonp ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Hydrogen Bonding including BRIEF mentions to forces between non-metals and application of hydrogen bonding.

Hydrogen bonding can simply be defined as a strong type of intermolecular dipole-dipole attraction i ... ver, if the difference in electronegativity is small, then the intermolecular forces will be weaker.Hydrogen bonding occurs between highly δ+ hydrogen atoms and a lone pair of electrons on eithe ... e of electronegativity is observed, it can be seen that the difference in electronegativity between hydrogen atoms and nitrogen, oxygen or fluorine atoms are the greatest being 0.61, 1.17 and 1.8 resp ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Hydrogen Bonding Essay.

HYDROGEN BONDING:Hydrogen bonding is a bonding type consisting of dipole and dispersion forces. A hy ... type consisting of dipole and dispersion forces. A hydrogen bond is the attractive force between a hydrogen atom attached to a molecule and an atom of a different molecule.According to the Pauling sc ... d fluorine. These are also called heteroatoms. The heteroatoms have a partial negative charge while hydrogen has a partial positive charge.Hydrogen bonding is generally stronger than most bonds bar co ...

(3 pages) 31 1 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


tween the poles of the water molecule defines the its behaviour near charged objects.As a result of hydrogen bonding, water molecules tend to stick to each other, which holds the structure together (c ... gives water the specific shape of edge, elevation, rate of evaporation, and surface tension.Due to hydrogen bonding, water has a high heat capacity, which makes it different from many substances. Thi ...

(1 pages) 497 1 1.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The chemistry of water

A water molecule consists of one atom oxygen with two atoms of hydrogen connected to it forming a “V.” HOH is a polar molecule with means that charges un ... of charges creates a negative charge on the oxygen side and a negative charge on the side with the hydrogen atoms. This creates hydrogen bonding which gives water its unusual characteristics. Hydroge ... hen the positive part of one water molecule attracts a negative part of a different water molecule. Hydrogen bonding makes water have unusual properties that also make life possible on earth.Hydrogen ...

(2 pages) 25 1 2.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


1 Butanol is a compound called an alcohol. This is because of a hydrogen atom of a carbon compound is replaced by an -OH group. From butane we get butanol. Alcohols ... nols and have the general formula CnH2n+1OH. Butanol is a liquid at room temperature because of the hydrogen bonding that has strong intermolecular forces so allows butanol to have a much higher boili ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Complex bonding

ecular weight, but butane’s delta t is lower than pentane’s delta t. This is because butanol has hydrogen bonds present, and pentane has no hydrogen bonds. There also could have been some percent ... sion forces are, and the electrons are held in tighter. This causes a lower delta t. In addition, hydrogen bonding causes a lower delta t.In ionic bonding, electrons are completely transferred fr ...

(1 pages) 1517 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry