Nernst Equation

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Nernst Equation

Postby JeremyPark14B » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:45 am

In the constants and equations sheet, I noticed that there are 2 equations for Nernst's Equation:

E = Enot - (RT/nF) x lnQ .

E = Enot - (0.05916/n) logQ

What is the difference between the two?

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Re: Nernst Equation

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:49 am

These are essentially the same thing. The 0.05916 is the constant that you get when you calculate RT/F.

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Re: Nernst Equation

Postby josephperez_2C » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:35 pm

I believe you can use the 0.05916V equation when the temperature is at 25 degrees C. Just remember q would equal 10^((-n(E-E))/0.05916) since its log.

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