• Chemistry
  • Year 12

Electrochemistry

approx. 12 hrs

9 topics

50 concepts

Master redox reactions and electrochemical cells, and integral component of Senior Chemistry

Available in
TAS

Overview

The Electrochemistry program is aligned to Criterion 5 of the TASC syllabus and investigates the fundamental principles and theories of electrochemistry including basic redox reactions, half equations, galvanic cells and cell potential, electrolytic cells and corrosion.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 9 topics, broken down into 50 concepts.

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

  • Resource: Table of Standard Reduction Potentials (TASC) 1 concept

    1. Resource: Table of Standard Reduction Potentials (TASC)

  • Basic Redox 9 concepts

    1. Rules to Determine Oxidation States

    2. Oxidation States

    3. Half Equations

    4. Determining Half Equations from the Balanced Chemical Equation

    5. Redox Reactions

    6. Terminology in Redox Reactions

    7. Adding Half Equations

    8. Using Oxidation States to determine Oxidising and Reducing Agents

    9. Oxidation and Reduction

  • Complex Half Equations 1 concept

    1. Constructing Complex Half Equations

  • Electrochemical Cells Intro 3 concepts

    1. Active vs. Inactive Electrodes

    2. Electrochemical Cells

    3. An Ox & Red Cat

  • Galvanic Cells VIC 7 concepts

    1. Table of Standard Reduction Potentials (VCE)

    2. Calculating Cell Potential of Galvanic Cells

    3. Standard Hydrogen Electrode

    4. Predicting Spontaneous Reactions from Reduction Potentials

    5. Components of a Galvanic Cell

    6. Cell Notation

    7. Basis of a Galvanic Cell

  • Electrolysis 12 concepts

    1. Memory Trick: What Happens in Electrolysis

    2. Electroplating

    3. Predicting Products of Electrolysis

    4. Nature of Electrolyte

    5. Nature of Electrodes

    6. Electrorefining of Copper

    7. Electrolysis of Water

    8. Concentration of Electrolyte

    9. Electrolytic Cells

    10. Predicting Products of Electrolysis: Pure Molten Salts

    11. Predicting Products of Electrolysis: Aqueous Salts

    12. Other Factors affecting Electrolysis

  • Amounts in Electrolysis 1 concept

    1. Predicting Amounts in Electrolysis

  • Corrosion 15 concepts

    1. Preventing Corrosion

    2. Corrosion

    3. Process of Corrosion: Step 2 - Precipitate Formation

    4. Sacrifical Anode

    5. Impressed Current

    6. Acidic Environments

    7. Alloys

    8. Electroplating

    9. Conditions that Accelerate Corrosion

    10. Contact between Dissimilar Metals

    11. Paint

    12. Areas of Stress

    13. Presence of Electrolyte

    14. Process of Corrosion: Step 1 - Redox Reaction

    15. Impure Regions

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