Reaction Profile


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Reaction Profile

Postby Sue_Park_2D » Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:32 pm

What exactly is a reaction profile? There is not much information on it on the course reader and wondering if anyone would provide a better explanation?

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Re: Reaction Profile

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:14 pm

It should be the energy profile or reaction coordinate diagram which is a theoretical diagramming of the relative energies of the reactants, transition state, and products. The x axis is the Reaction co-ordinate, and the y axis is the relative energy.

Here are some images from google of a reaction profile:
https://www.google.com/search?q=reactio ... 62&bih=678


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