Extension to Polar Molecules
By Jim Ross and Michael Weeks
Chbe 401 Final project
H2O – A Polar Molecule
The electrons are more strongly attracted
to the oxygen atom, which causes an uneven
distribution of charge and, subsequently, an
electric interaction between molecules.
*Source - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polar_molecule
Comparison of Non-Polar and Polar Models
Viscosity from Chapman-Enskog Theory
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L. Monchick and E.A. Mason, J.Chem. Phys. 9, 398 (1941).