Today in Chem 104:
- Lecture: Electrochemistry; ElectrolysisA process in which a reaction that would otherwise be non-spontaneous (reactant-favored) is forced to occur by passage of electric current., CorrosionChemical or electrochemical oxidation of the surface of a metal or alloy; corrosion can cause structural damage, as in the case of rusting.
Kotz: Ch. 20, Sec. 7-8
Moore: Ch. 19, Sec. 11-13
- Homework #12 due by 11:55 PM F May 6
- No quiz this week
- Lab this week is #8, Redox TitrationThe gradual addition of one solution to another until the chemical amount of one reactant being added matches stoichiometrically the amount of another reactant in the solution initially present.
♦ Additional ungraded questions for this reading can be found in the ChemPaths: Extra Problems Reactions in Aqueous Solutions and Electrochemical Cells
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