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Week 15
CHEM 1310  Sections L and M
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Ch. 15: Kinetics
15.1
Reaction Rates
15.2
Rate Laws
15.3
Forms of Rate Laws
15.4
Integrated Rate Law
15.5
Rate Laws: A Summary
15.6
Reaction Mechanisms
15.7
SteadyState Approximation
15.8
A Model for Chemical Kinetics
15.9
Catalysis
Week 15
CHEM 1310  Sections L and M
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Reaction Rates: Example
Recap:
Avg. Reaction rate = +
∆
[Product]/
∆
t
Avg. Reaction rate = 
∆
[Reactant]/
∆
t
Butane, C
4
H
10
, burns in oxygen to give CO
2
and H
2
O vapor.
If the butane concentration is decreasing at a rate of 0.20
M/s, what is the rate at which the oxygen is decreasing?
What is the rate at which the products are increasing?
2C
4
H
10(g)
+ 13O
2(g)
8CO
2(g)
+ 10H
2
O
(g)
Week 15
CHEM 1310  Sections L and M
3
Reaction Rates: Example
Butane, C
4
H
10
, burns in oxygen to give CO
2
and H
2
O vapor.
If the butane concentration is decreasing at a rate of 0.20
M/s, what is the rate at which the oxygen is decreasing?
What is the rate at which the products are increasing?
2C
4
H
10(g)
+ 13O
2(g)
8CO
2(g)
+ 10H
2
O
(g)
0.20 M/s
?
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