Cell Diagrams

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Tinisha 1G
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Cell Diagrams

Postby Tinisha 1G » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:05 pm

When do we use commas in a cell diagram vs. a horizontal line?

Andrea Zheng 1H
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Re: Cell Diagrams

Postby Andrea Zheng 1H » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:21 pm

Professor Lavelle used a single horizontal line to represent the interface between phases in contact with each other (including a porous disc/wall) and a double horizontal line to represent the salt bridge.

EDIT: a comma is used when the oxidized and reduced species are in the same phase.
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Mikka Hoffman 1C
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Re: Cell Diagrams

Postby Mikka Hoffman 1C » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:28 pm

According to the textbook, one vertical line represents interface between two phases, two vertical lines represents a salt bridge, and a comma is used to separate species in the same phase.

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