Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction

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ISBN 10: 1118324579
ISBN 13: 978-1-11832-457-8

Chapter 2 - Atomic Structure and Interatomic Bonding - Questions and Problems - Page 49: 2.22a


The main differences among the forms of primary bonding are: - Ionic: this is the electrostatic attraction between two oppositely charged ions - Covalent: two adjacent atoms share electrons to have stable electron configurations - Metallic: positively charged ion cores are shielded from one another and stuck together by a sea of valence electrons

Work Step by Step

It helps to picture the drawings of each form of bonding.
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