Intro Chem II, Section 2
030.102.02, Spring 2011
Kenneth D. Karlin
Text Chapter 18
Chemical Kinetics Pertains to All chemical reactions:
Biochemical & chemical
Gas, solution and solid phases
What Factors Matter in Chemical Reactions ?
When it comes to chemical reactivity…
What constitutes a chemical reaction?
What factors matter during a reaction?
What has to happen for chemicals to react?
How do you visualize a chemical reaction on the
What factors govern reactivity?
: study of reaction rates
: the change in concentration of reactants
or products as a function of time