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Problem Set Dynamic Equilibria
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Dynamic Equilibrium Edward A. Mottel Department of Chemistry Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
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05/12/09 Chemical Reactions in Dynamic Equilibrium Reading Assignment: · Zumdahl Chapter 6.1,10.11 Processes which do not proceed to completion, but which appear to stop on a macroscopic scale. The Law of Mass Action and the equilibrium constant are introduced as means to interpret this process.
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05/12/09 Dynamic versus Static Equilibrium There are always two children in front of the chairs. The forces on both sides of the teeter-totter are the same.
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05/12/09 Dynamic Equilibrium There is both a forward and reverse process. The process can be described with an equilibrium arrow (actually two arrows). favorable unfavorable equally favorable
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05/12/09 Dynamic Equilibrium Forward rate equals reverse rate. Not all reactions are 100% complete. Note: it does not mean that reactants and products are equally stable. reactants and products have the same or equal concentrations. H 2 O (l) H 2 O (g) H 2 O H 2 O
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05/12/09 Law of Mass-Action Mass-Action Expression Concentration or Pressure of Each Product Concentration or Pressure of Each Reactant Q = Reaction Quotient uses the current concentrations or pressures If the reactants and products are in dynamic equilibrium, the ratio equals the Equilibrium Constant = K
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05/12/09 Mass-Action Expression Balance the equation Write the mass-action expression · products over reactants Hydrogen gas reacts with oxygen gas to give steam.
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