Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Kossel - Lewis approach to chemical bond formation

Explanation of covalent bond :

Lewis theory :
No. of electrons contributed = to get the required octet state.

Draw backs :

  • Bond length
  • Bond strength
  • Nature of covalent bond
  • Geometry and bond angle
  • Stability of electron deficient molecule

View the Topic in this Video from 26:35 to 56:45

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