Chem241a_Lecture_3 - Organic Chemistry 241a Prof. Bogdan...

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Or ganic Chemistry 241a Prof. Bogdan Olenyuk Contact Information Office: Old Chemistry 309 olenyuk@email.arizona.edu Phone: (520) 626-0754 Course web site: http://www.chem.arizona.edu/courseweb/074/CHEM241A1_2/FrameSet.html
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Chapter 1: Structure and Bonding • Nature of Chemical Bonds • Hybridization and the Structure of Methane sp 3 Hybrid Orbitals and the Structure of Ethane sp 2 Hybrid Orbitals and the Structure of Ethylene (Ethene) • Acetylene and sp Hybrid Orbitals Today we will cover: Reading Assignment: McMurry (the BOOK), Ch. 1.5 – 1.9
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Chapter 1: Structure and Bonding
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Chapter 1: Structure and Bonding Covalent bond forms when two atoms approach each other closely so that a singly occupied orbital on one atom overlaps a singly occupied orbital on the other atom Two models to describe covalent bonding. -- Valence bond theory , -- Molecular orbital theory Valence Bond Theory: Electrons are paired in the overlapping orbitals and are attracted to nuclei of both atoms
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