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angle strain
Strain due to a departure in bond angle from 'normal' values. The term is often used in the context of non-aromatic cyclic compounds in which the internal angles differ from the regular tetrahedral angle of Math - text; in this sense angle strain is also known as Baeyer strain.
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PAC, 1996, 68, 2193 (Basic terminology of stereochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2198
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A.Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
Last update: 2008-10-07; version: 2.0.2.
DOI of this term: doi:10.1351/goldbook.A00349.
Original PDF version (may be out of date): http://www.iupac.org/goldbook/A00349.pdf.
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