When to include Pt in cell diagram

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Luke Bricca 1H
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When to include Pt in cell diagram

Postby Luke Bricca 1H » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:38 pm

When is it appropriate to use Pt(s) or another metal like C(s) to border a cell diagram?

Curtis Tam 1J
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Re: When to include Pt in cell diagram

Postby Curtis Tam 1J » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:39 pm

When there is no conducting metal available to carry the electrons. In most cases, you will need the pt electrode when there are only ions involved in the redox rxn.

Shanmitha Arun 1L
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Re: When to include Pt in cell diagram

Postby Shanmitha Arun 1L » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:48 pm

Mostly, Pt is used when there is no conducting metal in the reaction.


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