Nerst Equation


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Samantha Pacheco 2K
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Nerst Equation

Postby Samantha Pacheco 2K » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:05 pm

Do we need to know how to derive the Nerst Equation or will it be given to us?

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Re: Nerst Equation

Postby WilliamNguyen_4L » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:06 pm

The nerst equation is on the equation sheet given.

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Re: Nerst Equation

Postby 704913468 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:15 pm

In a review session, one of the TAs said lavelle would never ask us to derive an equation.

Amar Singh
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Re: Nerst Equation

Postby Amar Singh » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:31 pm

You will not need to know how to derive it.

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Re: Nerst Equation

Postby 805097738 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:40 pm

What is the nerst equation?

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Re: Nerst Equation

Postby Michelle N - 2C » Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:40 pm

805097738 wrote:What is the nerst equation?


It's the equation E = E° - (RT/nF) lnQ ^^ the one mentioned today!

Nuoya Jiang
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Re: Nerst Equation

Postby Nuoya Jiang » Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:31 am

No, but you can see it on the equation sheet.

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Re: Nerst Equation

Postby Ellen Amico 2L » Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:58 am

I don't think we ever need to know how to derive any of the equations Lavelle shows us in lecture, it's more to help us with a conceptual understanding. You just need to know the equation itself and when it's used.

Jocelyn Thorp 1A
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Re: Nerst Equation

Postby Jocelyn Thorp 1A » Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:40 pm

if you're ever concerned, just check out the constants and equations sheet on lavelle's site. It's been the same since the course started and contains all the equations that will be given to us

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Re: Nerst Equation

Postby Tahlia Mullins » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:31 pm

I think it’s always helpful to know how to derive the equation because once you are able to do that, you know you have a proper grasp of the concepts. However, we are not expected to do this on an exam!

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Re: Nerst Equation

Postby Osvaldo SanchezF -1H » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:56 pm

As many already mentioned, the equation is given but knowing how it was derived can help understand it better. So if you are given steps of the derivation then you will know how to manipulate the problem to get what you need.


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