Galvanic and Voltaic Cells

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Johnathan Smith 1D
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Galvanic and Voltaic Cells

Postby Johnathan Smith 1D » Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:03 pm

Can someone explain the difference between a galvanic and a voltaic cell?

Jessica Booth 2F
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Re: Galvanic and Voltaic Cells

Postby Jessica Booth 2F » Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:48 pm

Galvanic and Voltaic cells are the same. They both get their energy from spontaneous reactions. The E of the cell will be positive and the is negative.

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Re: Galvanic and Voltaic Cells

Postby Deepika Reddy 1A » Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:57 pm

Galvanic and voltaic cells are the same thing. Galvanic cells and electrolytic cells are the ones that are different. They are the opposite of each other. Galvanic cells and voltaic cells are the same things and both convert chemical energy into electrical energy.

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Re: Galvanic and Voltaic Cells

Postby DanielTalebzadehShoushtari2A » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:18 pm

They are synonymous. Its sometimes called a voltaic cell because it operates on the principle of voltage, or the difference in potential between the cathode and anode.

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Re: Galvanic and Voltaic Cells

Postby Rafsan Rana 1A » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:21 pm

They are the same. The difference is between electrochemical cells and galvanic cells. I believe electrochemical cells convert electrical energy into chemical energy while galvanic cells convert chemical energy into electrical energy.

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Re: Galvanic and Voltaic Cells

Postby AngieGarcia_4F » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:29 pm

They are synonymous. However, we do need to know the difference between a galvanic and electrolytic cell; galvanic converts chemical energy into electrical energy and an electrolytic cell turns electrical energy into chemical energy.

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Re: Galvanic and Voltaic Cells

Postby 805422680 » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:38 pm

Galvanic cells and voltaic cells are the same thing. They both generate electrical energy from chemical energy. Electrolytic cells are the opposite.

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Re: Galvanic and Voltaic Cells

Postby Vivianvelazquez_1J » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:55 pm

Galvanic cells and voltaic cells are the same things, they both convert chemical energy into electrical energy.


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