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Unformatted text preview: Cells as chemical probes- Determining cell potentials- Determining equilibrium constants (K sp , K a , K b ) - Determining equilibrium constants (K sp , K a , K b ) where the galvanic cell is not at equilibrium- Determining concentrations of chemical species. Chapter 15: Electrodes and Potentiometry Writing Nernst equations for complete electrochemical cells Reference electrodes Indicator electrodes Difference between metal electrodes and ion-selective electrodes (ISEs) IF WE HAVE TIME TO COVER IN CLASS: Junction potential Glass Membrane ISE: The pH electrode- Schematic of pH electrode- How does a pH electrode work/function- Response of glass electrode to H +- Calibration of pH electrodes- Potential sources of error when making pH measurements with glass membrane ISEs...
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