Van der Waals

Nina hallwood
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As Level Chemistry Flashcards on Van der Waals, created by Nina hallwood on 01/05/2014.

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All atoms are made up of positive and negative charges even though they are neutral over all. What do these charges produce? Weak electrostatic attractions between all atoms and molecules
Van de Waals are what sort of forces? Electrostatic attractions
Van dee Waals forces work how? They explain how distribution of charge is changing at every instant
Van dee Waals forces act between what? All atoms and molecules
Van der waals are in addition to what? All other intermolecular forces.
The size of the dipole will increase with what? The larger the number of electrons present,
The boiling points of the noble gases increase as what? The atomic numbers of the noble gases increase.
The boiling points of hydrocarbons increase with increased chain length. This is due to atoms and molecules with larger atomic or molecular masses producing stronger van der waals
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