The relationship between bond energy and either bond length or bond order is correlations for gaseous molecules, and a linear relationship between bond. force constants and S-0 bond orders; and a linear relationship between where V is the distortion energy, n is the total bond order, k1 and rl are the force. A bond-order/bond-length relation for carbon—oxygen bonds based on molecular orbital theory is proposed and compared with a bond-energy/bond- length.
H-bonding to NO2 examined by ultraviolet spectroscopy. Again, THF was used as the solvent. For urethanes 17, 18 at a concentration of 1. These bands increased steadily in intensity up to the maximum concentration studied. In contrast, the nitrourethane 12 showed a new charge transfer band near nm at very low concentration 1. At the highest concentration examined, the width of the charge transfer band completely dominated the spectrum from about to nm.
At the same time, the initial 'nitro band' centred at about nm increased more slowly with concentration and also moved hypsochromically until it merged with the nm cut-off of the THF solvent.
These results indicate that, for urethanes 17, 18 the charge transfer band is weak and only becomes moderately noticeable at about 1. It is the sort of band expected for simple intermolecular contact charge transfer between aryl rings.
It might also be an intramolecular charge transfer band between the aryl rings attached to the urethane group. In either case, the very small emax suggests that the amount of interaction p-orbital overlap is very small.
The very high extinction coefficient is consistent with good p-orbital overlap. The concomitant shift and weakening in the 'nitro' band is consistent with polarisation changes in the direction of the nitro group and the 'borrowing' of intensity by the charge transfer band from the ground state structure of the urethane. However, the observed emax values suggest that there is good overlap between the aryl rings in nitrourethane 12 but not such good overlap in urethanes 17, Therefore, it is necessary to consider the possibility that the charge transfer band arises intramolecularly between the aryl rings.
This source of the band would require the rings to lie close to each other with their planes parallel. In conformation 28, the aryl rings are cis to each other and the planes of the aryl rings can lie parallel and close to each other, facilitating intramolecular charge transfer. A charge transfer band near nm corresponds to energy of 4. For nitrourethane 12, this energy is 5. For solution phases, this easily exceeds strong H- bonding energy and rivals moderately high barriers to rotation about an amide C—N bond.
Thus, the position and strength of the charge transfer band and consideration of intramolecular dipolar forces indicate that conformation 28 is stabilised in urethanes 12, 17, 18 so that the aromatic rings lie close and parallel to each other. The intensities of the observed charge transfer bands indicates that any such stabilisation must be much more important for the nitrourethane 12 than for the other two urethanes 17, In contrast, the cis configuration 28 leads to dimers 30, having much greater enthalpies of about 40 kJ.
The exceptional intensity of the charge transfer band in nitrourethane 12 would then be due to the large dipolar effect of the nitro group. The two viewpoints may be distinguished by direct measurement of the magnitude of H-bonding in urethanes 12, 17, H-bonding to NO2 examined by 1H-nmr spectroscopy. The measured equilibrium constants K at K were respectively Thus, association constants for the unsubstituted urethane 17 and the 4-methoxy substituted urethane 18 were almost identical and represent very weak self-association.
The K values for urethanes 17, 18 indicate H- bonding energy of only kJ. It was also noted that, even at low concentrations, the chemical shifts of protons in the phenyl ring attached to the nitrogen atom of the nitrourethane 12 were moved up-field slightly from the values observed for the same aryl ring in urethanes 17, There are no direct links from the substituents to the H-bonding amide system and therefore there is no direct through-bond electronic effect to cause a change in H-bond energies.
As demonstrated by the weak charge transfer bands, for urethanes 17, 18 this attractive force is largely absent. The bond angles in the aryl-O-CO-NH-aryl chain of any urethane allow the two aryl rings to approach each other in a parallel fashion in cis conformation Therefore, no parallel behaviour between nitroaryl urethanes and nitroaryl amides is expected.
H-bonding to NO2 examined by kinetic rate measurements.
Enthalpies and entropies for equilibrium reaction 1 have been reported for a range of urethanes, RC6H4OCONHPh, in which R represents a variety of substituents in the 3- and 4-positions and includes compounds 12, 17, If the enthalpies and entropies are averaged it is found that, except for 4-nitrourethane 12, these energies are very similar with. From consideration of heats of formation, it is clear that all of the above substituted-aryl urethanes, including nitrourethane 12, would be expected to have almost the same enthalpy of reaction.
Equilibrium reaction 1 can be expected to show a large entropy change because one molecule becomes two or vice versa. The entropy change for nitrourethane 12 is almost double the average entropy change, of all the other urethanes, indicating that, in the nitro case, one entity becomes four or vice versa during the reaction.
If the nitrourethane forms dimers then one dimer becomes four molecules as reaction proceeds and the larger entropy change is explained. Dimer formation through H-bonding in solution has been measured here by 1H-nmr spectroscopy and is discussed above. The exceptional effect of a nitro substituent on equilibrium reaction 1 can be investigated also by consideration of pK values.
For this series of reactions of very similar compounds, it is likely that the transition state will have similar structure for all urethanes. In the elimination step of reaction 1phenols are produced. These data reinforce the view that the enthalpy of reaction for nitrourethane 12 differs significantly from that for any other similar urethane reaction 1 because of its strong association in solution.
It is notable that the range of differences in enthalpy and entropy for H-bonding in nitrourethane In turn, the required favourable conformation required for dimerisation is promoted by the structure of the urethane and by strong intramolecular dipolar binding between the large dipole of the nitroaryl group and a corresponding aligned dipole in the phenyl ring attached to the N atom of the amide section.
The nitro group plays no significant role by directly forming its own H-bonds to amide. Further evidence for strong dipolar attraction between aligned dipoles can be found in the crystal state from X-ray structure determinations.
This arrangement produces a Coulombic dipolar attraction of about 17 kJ. The bond energies calculated from fractional bond orders allow bond energy to be separated quantitatively into covalent and ionic terms.Bond Strength and Bond Length
The latter can be interpreted to give ionicities of bonds and electron densities, which compare well with values found in X-ray crystallographic work. Also, various tests of the formulae have shown that H-bond energies to the aromatic nitro group as base acceptor can be calculated for both crystal and solution states.
However, in solution, H-bonding to nitro is very much weaker than that in the crystal and can often be ignored in the presence of stronger H-bonding forces. It is clear that, given the right stereochemical situation, a nitro compound can affect the mode of H-bonding in other systems, either increasing or decreasing its strength.
From this viewpoint, the pronounced metabolic action of some nitro compounds may be due to direct or indirect interference by the nitro group with normal modes of H-bonding in enzymes or DNA strands.
Melting points were measured on a Gallenkamp apparatus and are uncorrected. Complex of 4-nitrophenol and acetamide. Prepared from a mixture of 4-nitrophenol and acetamide 1: For urethanes 18, 17, 12 eluted with toluene polarity index 2,4the Rf values were 0. For urethanes 24, 25 the respective Rf values were 0. Infrared spectra of urethanes 12, 17, 18 in THF. The spectrum of THF itself interfered over much of the spectral range except in the N-H bonding region at cm The NH stretching frequency for non-bonded urethanes appeared as two closely spaced overlapping bands nearfor which a mean value was used for the vibration frequency.
The width of this peak at half height. The vibration frequencies for H-bonded NH began as a sharp, large peak nearfollowed by several smaller bands.
Results cm-1 are given here for solutions of 4. Ultraviolet spectra of urethanes 12, 17, 18 in THF. For each urethane, solutions of concentrations ranging from 1.
At each concentration, absorption was measured from about nm cut-off by THF solvent to nm.
Concentrations ranged from about to M. The NH proton was easily identified as a much broader peak than those due to protons in the aromatic rings.
At each concentration, the d position of the NH peak was noted. This linear portion was extrapolated to zero concentration to give do, the NH position at infinite dilution. At higher concentrations, the d value did not change with change in concentration; this maximum value dm was noted.
Values for the association constant K for urethanes 12, 17, 18 were respectively Crystal structures of several compounds were determined. Results have been fully reported and discussed elsewhere: Frija for his assistance. References and Notes 1. The Nature of the Chemical Bond, 3rd Edn. Press, a Ch. Oxford, a Ch.
Cambridge;pp Covalent radii of N and O have been proposed. These values are used as guides for selecting suitable measured N—O bond lengths from the literature. Microwave spectra of hydroxylamine10a,11a give 1. For N—O double bonds, nitrosomethane provides 1. It has been calculated to be 2. The bond order is estimated to be 3. Interatomic Distances; Sutton, L.
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Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 76th Edn. Boca Raton, Acta29, For N—O single bonds there are few relevant directly measured bond strengths, D. The heat of formation. Chemistry of the Elements; Pergamon Press: Oxford,a p For this and other examples see: In the present brief survey of H-bonding effects on N—O bond lengths, no account is taken for the vector properties of the external forces.
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The Hydrogen Bond; W. San Francisco,a appendix B, pp The classic technique for examining H-bonding through 1H-nmr studies involves measuring the N—H shift at different concentrations in a solvent having only weak or no H- bonding properties. To obtain sufficient solubility of the urethanes over the concentration range needed for these studies, it was necessary to use CHCl3, particularly for the poorly soluble nitro compound.
Thus, for urethanes 12, 17, 18 the method gave self-association constants K of Full data are given in the experimental section. These results give free energies K of H-bonding of —0. Applied Spectroscopy Reviews ; Dekker, M. Tetrahedron20, The bond energy for a standard N—O bond 1. The bond energy Dn for any long bond Rnwhich is clearly hydrogen-bonded in the crystal, can be calculated similarly.
The difference in energy between this value and that for a standard N—O bond is.
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It may be noted that these values may be influenced by other polar forces in close proximity. However, H-bonding forces lead to very close approaches between the hydrogen source and the acceptor atom 2. Thus, because the various forces depend on the inverse square of the distance, H- bonding forces have significantly greater effect than most other centres close.
See for example, Rogers, M. There are many references to amide rotation and coalescence temperatures examined by 1H-NMR spectroscopy.
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Typically, substituted amides such as dimethylbenzamide, have rotation barriers of about 30 kJ. Urethanes have much smaller barriers and often the coalescence temperature is below K. It has been suggested that the reason for this smaller barrier to rotation lies in cross conjugation from the oxygen substituent in the urethane to the amide. This is absent in normal amides. See also references 35 and The frequency of the charge transfer band.
For the charge transfer band near nm. Since amides and nitrophenyl compounds have ionisation energies of about 9. For organic compounds there is only a very limited range of electron affinities, which are typically about 1.
For charge transfer bands in a solvent of low dielectric constant the sum of the Coulombic energy and the electron affinity is often assumed to be about 6 eV Theory and Applications of Ultraviolet Spectroscopy; Wiley: New York,pp For two dipoles in the same molecule, group moments can be used to estimate a net dipole. Typical group dipoles for NO2 in benzene and NH2 in benzene are —3. Since the dipoles provide oppositely charged aromatic rings adjacent to each other in conformation 28, the net dipole is 2.
With a distance apart of the two aromatic rings of 2.
Therefore, the Coulombic energy of attraction is given by 0. The three methods of calculation imply that about 5 eV kJ. The dielectric constant of THF is 7. For H-bonding, it has been shown that enthalpy and entropy are generally related almost linearly. H are the measured entropy and enthalpy of H-bonding, m is the slope and c is a constant. Because no such graph has been assembled, it was decided to construct one from a series of amides, for which values of.
H are known, together with their association constants K. S is calculated to be J. For a K value of 1. Since the enthalpy of reaction. Bond Length Bond length is defined as the distance between the centers of two covalently bonded atoms.
The length of the bond is determined by the number of bonded electrons the bond order. Generally, the length of the bond between two atoms is approximately the sum of the covalent radii of the two atoms. Bond length is reported in picometers. Therefore, bond length increases in the following order: To find the bond length, follow these steps: Draw the Lewis structure. Look up the chart below for the radii for the corresponding bond.
Find the sum of the two radii. CCl4 Determine the carbon-to-chlorine bond length in CCl4. CO2 Determine the carbon-oxygen bond length in CO2. Trends in the Periodic Table Because the bond length is proportional to the atomic radiusthe bond length trends in the periodic table follow the same trends as atomic radii: The Lewis structure for NO3- is given below: Therefore, the bond length is greater in CO2. References Campbell, Neil A. Pearson Prentice Hall,