Cell Diagrams- Line Notation

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Gwen Peng 1L
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Cell Diagrams- Line Notation

Postby Gwen Peng 1L » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:20 pm

When drawing cell diagrams, do you always put it in the following order?
(Anode reactant)|(Anode product)||(Cathode reactant)|(Cathode product)

Tatiana Hage 2E
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Re: Cell Diagrams- Line Notation

Postby Tatiana Hage 2E » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:50 pm

Yes I believe so.

Alex Nechaev 1I
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Re: Cell Diagrams- Line Notation

Postby Alex Nechaev 1I » Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:22 pm

Yes, and the electrodes should go on either side as well.

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Re: Cell Diagrams- Line Notation

Postby Seth_Evasco1L » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:18 am

Additionally, those single lines should only be used if there is a difference in phase between the reactants and products of the anode/cathode. Otherwise, use a comma to separate them.

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Re: Cell Diagrams- Line Notation

Postby Jessica Nunez 1I » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:34 am

By using this notation, we assume that E°cell > 0 and that the Gibbs free energy is negative.


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