9-23-11-Compounds - 9-23-111Compounds and MoleculesLynn A....

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Unformatted text preview: 9-23-111Compounds and MoleculesLynn A. MeltonUniversity of Texas at DallasSeptember 23, 2011Quiz #3Material from Wednesday 9/21 and Friday 9/23.Emphasis on ionic compounds and initial use of Lewis dot diagrams and bondingPlease take Quiz #3 on Monday 9/26!Representatives of McGraw-Hill will be on campus to trouble shoot problems.9-23-1129-23-113Why tinker with tinketoys?Fundamental Concepts of Chemistry1.Atoms2.Bonding/Molecules/Reactions3.Structure/PropertiesActivity of molecule derives from its structureBonding9-23-114dissociation energybond lengthQuantum Mechanicsand BondingWe know the truth, but we cannot calculate the answer. [Not an exact quote, but I cannot find the source.]The Schroedinger Equation formulation of quantum mechanics is sufficient for atoms and bonding, but the many, many electrons present in real molecules make it impossible to solve exactly, even with the largest, fastest computers.9-23-115Quantum Mechanicsand BondingWe know the truth, but we cannot calculate the answer....
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2011 for the course MISC. 101 taught by Professor Multiple during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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9-23-11-Compounds - 9-23-111Compounds and MoleculesLynn A....

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