Solid State Chemistry Notes

Solid State Chemistry Notes

  • The state of matter in which constituent particles such as molecules, atoms or ions are closely packed due to strong inter molecular forces of attraction is called solid state.
  • The position of constituent particles are fixed in solids. They oscillate about their mean positions only.
  • In the solids, constituent particles are so closely packed by strong intermolecular forces of attraction that these remain in a nearly fixed position.
  • This is the reason that both shape and volume of solids are definite.

We can define the solids as follows:

“Solid state of any substance is that state whose melting point is higher than room temperature at atmospheric pressure”.

Solid State Chemistry Notes

Chemistry Notes

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