Galvanic Cell

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Galvanic Cell

Postby Deborah Cheng 1F » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:12 am

What exactly is a galvanic cell? I know the definition Dr. Lavelle gave in class, about it changing chemical energy to electrical energy (such as a battery) but is the main takeaway that it makes use of redox reactions?

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Re: Galvanic Cell

Postby Julia Cheng 2J » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:54 am

Yes; it uses spontaneous redox reactions to generate electrical energy.

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Re: Galvanic Cell

Postby skalvakota2H » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:33 pm

A galvanic cell is simply the electrochemical cell that uses the transfer of energy in redox reactions, which supplies an electric current. It comprises of two half cells connected by a salt bridge, and the transfer of electrons is spontaneous. As a result, there will always be a positive voltage

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Re: Galvanic Cell

Postby Guangyu Li 2J » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:28 pm

Galvanic Cell is an electrochemical device that generates electricity through the spontaneous redox reaction taking place in the cell. Cathode receives the electrons and has reduction reaction.

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