Explore BrainMass
Share

Effective nuclear charge defined and explained - gen chem

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

Briefly explain the term effective nuclear charge and give one possible application of this concept.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 11:57 pm ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/chemistry/general-chemistry/effective-nuclear-charge-defined-and-explained-gen-chem-211551

Solution Preview

The effective nuclear charge is the amount of positive charge any particular electron "sees" in an atom.

For instance, the electrons in the 1s orbital of any atom have no other electrons between them and the nucleus. Thus, the "effective nuclear charge" is the full number of protons in the nucleus, and ...

Solution Summary

The general chemistry concept of effective nuclear charge is defined and explained.

$2.19
See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Managing Effective Teams Paper

I would like to write a paper about managing effective teams.

View Full Posting Details