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Chapter: 3 Chemistry
    Section: 3.7 Properties of chemical bonds
        SubSection: 3.7.3 Bond length and angles in polyatomic molecules

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3.7.3 Bond lengths and angles in polyatomic molecules

The values of bond lengths l and bond angles θ are selected from those given in Table of Interatomic Distances and Configuration of Molecules and Ions, Special Publication No 11; Supplement 1956–1959, Special Publication No 18, Chemical Society, London 1958, 1965.




  Molecule 

Bond    

l/pm    

Bonds      

  θ/π

  Molecule

Bond

   l/pm

Bonds      

  θ/π

CO2  

C—O

115.98 

O—C—O 

1

 C2H2   

 C—H

 105.9

 H—C—C

 1

CS2   

C—S

155.30

S—C—S

1

 

 C—C

 120.5

 

 

CSe2 

C—Se

198

Se—C—Se

1

 C2H4  

 C—H

 108.4

 H—C—H

 0.6417

SO2   

S—O

143.21

O—S—O

0.6639

 

 C—C

 133.2

 

  

SO3   

S—O

 143

O—S—O

0.667

 C2H6  

 C—H

 109.3

 H—C—H

 0.6097

H2O  

O—H

  95.8

H—O—H

0.5806

 

 C—C

 153.4

 

 

H2O2 

O—O

148

O—O—H

0.556

 C6H6  

 C—H

 108.4

 H—C—C

 0.667

ClO2  

Cl—O

149

O—Cl—O

0.6583

 

 C—C

 139.7

 C—C—C

 0.667

H2S  

S—H

134.55

H—S—H

0.5183

 CH3OH

 C—H

 109.5

 C—O—H

 0.606

NH3  

N—H

100.8

H—N—H

0.5961

 

 C—O

 142.8

 

  

PH3   

P—H

143.7

H—P—H

0.5183

 

 O—H

   96.0

 

  

AsH3 

As—H

151.9

H—As—H

0.5102

 (CH3)2O

 C—H

 109.4

 C—O—C

 0.6194

AsCl3

As—Cl

216.1

Cl—As—Cl

0.5467 

 

 C—O

 141.6 

  

  

SbCl3

Sb—Cl

235.2

Cl—Sb—Cl

0.5528 

 (CH3)3N

 C—H

 109

 H—C—H

 0.5950

BiCl3 

Bi—Cl

248

Cl—Bi—Cl

0.556

 

 C—N

 147.2

 C—N—C

 0.6039

SiH3F

Si—H

146.0

H—Si—H 

0.6072

 C2H5Cl

 C—C

 159.5

 H— C—H

 0.611

  

Si—F

159.5

  

  

 

 C—Cl

 177.9

 C—C—Cl

 0.6139

GeH3Cl

Ge—H

152

H—Ge—H

0.6161

 (CH3)2CO

 C—C

 151.5

 C—C—C

 0.6457

POCl3

P—Cl

199

Cl—P—Cl

0.5750 

  

 C—O

 121.5

 C—C—O

 0.6772

CH4 

C—H

109.3

H—C—H 

0.6083 

 CH3SH

 C—S

 181.9

 C—S—H

 0.5361

CCl4

C—Cl

176.6

Cl—C—Cl

0.6083 

 (CH3)3As

 C—As

 195.9

 C—As—C

 0.533

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




M.L.McGlashan

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