03-14-2011 Lecture

03-14-2011 Lecture - Chemistry 101 Chapter 9 Covalent...

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Unformatted text preview: Chemistry 101 Chapter 9 Covalent Bonding: Orbitals Localized Electron Model The localized electron pair model assumes that molecules are composed of atoms that are held together by sharing of electrons using the atomic orbitals of the bound atoms The LE model has three key elements: 1 Lewis Structures A description of the valence electron arrangement in a molecule Localized Electron Model The localized electron pair model assumes that molecules are composed of atoms that are held together by sharing of electrons using the atomic orbitals of the bound atoms The LE model has three key elements: 2 Valence Shell Electron-Pair Repulsions VSEPR) Model A prediction of the geometry of a molecule Localized Electron Model The localized electron pair model assumes that molecules are composed of atoms that are held together by sharing of electrons using the atomic orbitals of the bound atoms The LE model has three key elements: 2 Valence Shell Electron-Pair Repulsions VSEPR) Model A prediction of the geometry of a molecule Methane: CH 4 Localized Electron Model...
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course CHEM 101 taught by Professor Fitts during the Fall '08 term at UPenn.

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03-14-2011 Lecture - Chemistry 101 Chapter 9 Covalent...

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