Chapter 12. Bond Enthalpy (Energy)

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch12

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Bond Enthalpy (Energy), in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch12

Author Information

  1. Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139977

Online ISBN: 9780470697733



  • bond enthalpy;
  • thermodynamic stability;
  • error estimation;
  • solid graphite;
  • hybrid bonds


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Definition of Bond Enthalpy (Energy), δHo (X-Y)

  • Typical Magnitudes for Bond Enthalpies, δHo (X-Y)

  • Use of Bond Enthalpy Data