Use of Platinum

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Chloe Alviz 1E
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Use of Platinum

Postby Chloe Alviz 1E » Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:31 pm

How would we know when to use platinum as a cathode/anode in a battery?

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Re: Use of Platinum

Postby Nikki Razal 1L » Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:36 pm

You use platinum whenever you need to carry electrons into or out of the electrode compartment. Platinum is an inert conductor

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Re: Use of Platinum

Postby VPatankar_2L » Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:38 pm

Platinum should be used when there is no metal present to conduct electrons from the anode to the cathode. You would include platinum when a solid metal isn't present to allow for the transfer of electrons.

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Re: Use of Platinum

Postby faithkim1L » Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:38 pm

Platinum is an inert conductor used to transfer electrons. It's an electrode that's placed on the reductio side.

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Re: Use of Platinum

Postby Kristina Rizo 2K » Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:07 pm

You can use platinum or graphite whenever there isn't a conducting metal present.

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Re: Use of Platinum

Postby 504939134 » Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:17 pm

You use platinum when there is no other metal solid being used, platinum is used to conduct these electrons.

Hussain Chharawalla 1G
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Re: Use of Platinum

Postby Hussain Chharawalla 1G » Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:19 pm

However, as mentioned in lecture, remember that platinum one one side of the cathode or anode does not imply it is being used on both ends.

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Re: Use of Platinum

Postby Adriana_4F » Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:44 pm

Hussain Chharawalla 1G wrote:However, as mentioned in lecture, remember that platinum one one side of the cathode or anode does not imply it is being used on both ends.


How do you know when you need to put it on both ends?

Hussain Chharawalla 1G
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Re: Use of Platinum

Postby Hussain Chharawalla 1G » Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:14 pm

You need to use it on both ends when both the cathode and anode ends are aqueous solutions and have no way to conduct the electrons without a solid.

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Re: Use of Platinum

Postby Eugene Chung 3F » Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:15 pm

using graphite (carbon) is also common, but I think Dr. Lavelle said we would be using platinum for chem 14b

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Re: Use of Platinum

Postby Simon Ketema_1F » Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:15 pm

Platinum is an inert conductor, so it helps transfer electrons between the anode and cathode when they are both in aqueous solution.


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