So my group project is based on the use of the CSD to identify trends within certain crystal structures. one of the questions posed to me was "How do bite anglesfor 2,2’-bipy and 1,10-phenanthroline vary for a 1st row transitionmetals?". I've collected and tabulated all the data, but I'm unsure as to how to explain the results. there doesn't seem to be a clear trend going along the first row. The average bite angles for 2,2’-bipy are as follows:
Sc 72.653 Ti 72.867 V 73.946 Cr 78.59 Mn 73.451 Fe 79.844 Co 78.781 Ni 79.258 Cu 80.559 Zn 77.114 and the for 1,10-phenanthroline:
Sc 69.535 Ti 74.462 V 74.111 Cr 79.876 Mn 73.272 Fe 80.695 Co 79.017 Ni 79.759 Cu 81.07 Zn 77.719 I have a feeling i may be looking at this the wrong way and should ignore any trends, instead looking at each metals electron arrangement. but i'm unsure.
could anybody please help
x Turn on thread page Beta
Need Help With 3rd Year Chemistry group project watch
- Thread Starter
- 07-03-2016 20:28
- 11-03-2016 16:20
Just wanted to say thanks for joining The Student Room: welcome on board!
How's it going so far? Found what you need? Below I've listed a few things you might fancy trying on TSR. If you've got any questions, add them to the TSR news, help and feedback forum.
Put your work head on:
No matter what level or subject you're studying, you'll find someone on TSR who can help. Find your subject in the Study Help forum and ask a question or visit our brilliant revision section for help and advice. And if you're planning on going to university, you have to visit our uni applications forum. It's full of people who can help you through the whole process.
Take it easy:
You know there's more to TSR than studying, right? In Hobbies and Interests you'll find people talking about everything from the latest football scores through to what mobile phone to buy next. Or how about the Debate and Current Affairs forum? Latest news, politics, education...it's all fair game in here.
That's just a taster, of course. To find even more conversation, head to the Forums page and find a place to start up your own discussion.
Enjoy the site!
Ollie, from the TSR community team