Useful Definitions of Electrochemistry

mia.rigby
Flashcards by mia.rigby, updated more than 1 year ago More Less
eoin.examtime
Created by eoin.examtime over 6 years ago
mia.rigby
Copied by mia.rigby over 6 years ago
125
3

Description

The important definitions of electrochemistry

Resource summary

Question Answer
Electrolysis The use of electricity to bring about a chemical reaction
Electrolyte A substance that when molten or dissolved in water, allows an electric current to pass through it
Electrodes Rods that sit in the electrolyte and make electric contact with it.
Anode The positive type of electrode
Cathode The negative type of electrode
OPRN rule Oxidation occurs at the Positive electrode, reduction occurs at the negative electrode
Inert electrode Electrodes which do not react with the electrolyte in which it is placed, eg Platinum
Active electrodes React with the electrolyte in which they are placed, eg copper
Show full summary Hide full summary

Similar

Acids and Bases quiz
Derek Cumberbatch
Using GoConqr to study science
Sarah Egan
Acids and Bases
Sarah Egan
Ionic Bondic Flashcards.
anjumn10
Electrolysis
lisawinkler10
Chemistry General Quiz - 2
lauren_johncock
Chemistry Quiz General -3
lauren_johncock
AS Chemistry - Enthalpy Changes
Sarah H-V
Acids and Bases
silviaod119
The Periodic Table
asramanathan
Acids, Bases and Salts
asramanathan