We shall not be concerned with these because their properties are essentially those of the molecules. Nor shall we be much concerned with purely ionic solids alone bound by electrostatic forces between ions. ... If a solid is heated, it does not change its shape easily, showing that a very big force exists that binds the various atoms and molecules. ... chlorine, the sodium gives up its valence electron to the chlorine, each of the resulting ions then has a stable filled shell of outer electrons, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Rudiments of Materials Science|
|Author||:||S. O. Pillai, Sivakami Pillai|
|Publisher||:||New Age International - 2007-01-01|