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Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by arpitpatel86, May 30, 2008.

  1. arpitpatel86

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    isnt hydrogen bond stronger than covalent bond? number 80 on destroyer says it's weaker ?
     
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  3. vvvv

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    hydrogen bond much weaker then covalent bond, they are comparing a single hydrogen bond with single covalent bond.
     
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    i believe it goes in order of ionic, then covalent, then intermolecular attractions like hydrogen bonds, van-der waals, etc
     
  5. Sea of ASH

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    covalent bonds are intramolecular while h-honds are intermolecular bonds. therefore covalent is stronger than h-bonds. i think ur confusing the fact that H-bonds are the strongest intermolecular force not the strongest overall force.

    ionic (intra) > covalent (intra) > H-bond (inter) > dipole-dipole (inter) > Dispersion (inter)
     
  6. doc3232

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    Not exactly, it is possible for hydrogen bonding to be stronger. The ranges for each overlap.
    It CAN be so, but you really can never know.
     

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