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Topics and Learning Outcomes

  • Electrolytic Cells
    •  define electrolysis, electrorefining and overpotential
    •  calculate the yield of a chemical product from current and electrolysis time
    •  predict which products are thermodynamically favoured to form in an aqueous electrolysis reaction, and relate this to the chlor-alkali process
    •  explain how aluminium is won from its ore
    •  describe the process of corrosion of iron, factors that affect corrosion, and various methods of corrosion prevention, including cathodic protection and anodic inhibition

Textbook and eBook References

  • Electrolytic Cells - Section 12.6
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Electrolytic Cells

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Electrolytic Cells -  
  Electrochemical Cells (short video tutorial)  
Tags: Galvanic | voltaic | electrolytic  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman

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