Chapter 6 Study Guide

Chapter 6 Study Guide - Chapter 6 Study Guide Chemical...

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Chapter 6 Study Guide Chemical equilibrium: a dynamic reaction system in which the concentrations of all reactants and products remain constant as a function of time Equilibrium is a dynamic situation Haber process: the manufacture of ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen, carried out at high pressure and high temperature with the aid of a catalyst The law of mass action is based on experimental observations j A + k B  l C + m D K = [C] l [ [D] m [A] j [B] k Law of mass action: a general description of the equilibrium constant expression Equilibrium expression: the expression (from the law of mass action) obtained by multiplying the product concentrations and dividing by the multiplied reactant concentrations, with each concentration raised to a power represented by the coefficient in the balanced equation Equilibrium constant: the value obtained when equilibrium concentrations of the chemical species are substituted in the equilibrium expression Som Characteristics of the Equilibrium Expression 1) The equilibrium expression for a reaction written in reverse is the reciprocal of that for the
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course CHEM 43L taught by Professor Therien during the Fall '09 term at Duke.

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