Lecture_43_Nature_of_Solids

Lecture_43_Nature_of_Solids - Lecture43TheNatureofSolids

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Lecture 43 - The Nature of Solids I. A Model for Solids (Section 14.6) A.   Types of Solids 1.    Crystalline Solids  - substances in which the particles are arranged in an orderly,  geometric, repeating pattern  2.    Amorphous Solids  - substances in which the particles are arranged randomly B.   Definite Shape and Volume  C.   Definite Melting Point 1.   Melting is the physical change of a solid to a liquid by the addition of heat  2.   Melting point is the temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid  a.   Crystalline solids have definite melting points  b.   Amorphous solids do not have definite melting points D.   High Density and Incompressibility E.   Low Rate of  Diffusion   1.   Two solids in contact will experience VERY SLOW rates of diffusion  II. Crystalline Solids A.    Types of crystalline solids (classes of solids) a.   Ionic solids: contains oppositely charged ions
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY CHM1025 taught by Professor Laurachoudry during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

Page1 / 2

Lecture_43_Nature_of_Solids - Lecture43TheNatureofSolids

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online