- Define bond length and bond energy and note the relationship between the two.
- Define bond order; explain its relationship to bond length or bond energy.
- Evaluate enthalpies of reactions using bond energies.
- Recognize covalent substances and characterize ionic character as difference in electronegativity.
- Describe trends in bond lengths of a series of related compounds.
Contributors and Attributions
Chung (Peter) Chieh (Professor Emeritus, Chemistry @ University of Waterloo)