Electrochemistry Review

  1. Notes on Electrochemistry

  2. Table of standard potentials

  3. Steps to balancing a redox reaction

  4. Nernst Equation Example Problems

  5. Animations from Iowa General Chemistry Network Interactive Multimedia

  6. Electrochemistry Notes from James A. Plambeck

  7. Electrochemistry by Steven Lower

  8. Electrochemistry Reactions and Demos
    1. Copper metal in silver nitrate solution Saunders CD-ROM ©1997

    2. Reaction of potasium permanganate and Iron(II) Saunders CD-ROM ©1997

    3. Electrochemical Half Cell with 2 Beekers Saunders CD-ROM ©1997

    4. Changing Ion Concentration Saunders CD-ROM ©1997

    5. Dry Cell Battery
      1. Saunders CD-ROM ©1997
      2. 2 MnO2 (s) + 2 NH4Cl (s) + Zn (s) --> Mn2O3 + H2O (l) + Zn(NH3)2Cl2 (s)

    6. Alkaline Battery
      1. Saunders CD-ROM ©1997,
      2. Zn (s) + 2 MnO2 (s) <--> ZnO (s) + Mn2O3 (s)

    7. Lead Acid Battery
      1. Saunders CD-ROM ©1997
      2. Discharge: Pb (s) + PbO2 (s) + 2 H2SO4 (aq) --> 2 PbSO4 (s) + 2 H2O (l)
      3. Charging: 2 PbSO4 (s) + 2 H2O (l) --> Pb (s) + PbO2 (s) + 2 H2SO4 (aq)

    8. Ni-Cad Battery
      1. Saunders CD-ROM ©1997
      2. Discharge: Cd (s) + 2 NiO(OH) (s) + 2 H2O (l) --> Cd(OH)2 (s) + 2 Ni(OH)2 (s)
      3. Charging: Cd(OH)2 (s) + 2 Ni(OH)2 (s) --> Cd (s) + 2 NiO(OH) (s) + 2 H2O (l)

    9. Electrolysis calculations (mathcad, pdf)

    10. Determining concentration, the pH electrode.
      1. Ag(s) | AgCl(s) | Cl1-(aq) || H1+(aq, outside) | H1+(aq, inside) || Cl1-(aq) | AgCl(s) | Ag(s)
      2. Show Cell (Overheads)
      3. H1+(aq, outside)|H1+(aq, inside)
        1. H+Gl-(s) <--> H+ (aq) + Gl- (s) inside of electrode (constant)
        2. H+Gl-(s) <--> H+ (aq) + Gl- (s) outside of electrode
      4. Nernst expression for pH electrode
      5. Demonstrate pH electrode in buffers and read voltage.

    11. Lithium Ion battery
      1. Figure of Cell
      2. Table of reduction potentials
      3. Lithium Metal Battary
        1. Anode (Ox) Li+ + e- <--> Li -3.045
        2. Cathode (red) Li+ + e- + Lix-1CoO2 <--> LixCO2 +1.0

      4. LiCO2/carbon cell
        1. Anode (Ox) Li+ + e- + Lix-1/graphite <--> Lix/graphite -3.0
          1. Cathode (red) Li+ + e- + Li1-xCoO2 <--> LixCO2 +0.5

        2. Advantages


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