Electrolysis

  • Faraday’s first and second law electrolysis and calculation of them.

Electrolytic Cells

  • Identify the substances liberated during electrolysis based on the state of the electrolyte, position in the electrochemical series, concentration of electrolyte and nature of electrodes.

Fuel Cells and Batteries

  • Definitions of electrode potential, standard electrode potential, and cell potential.
  • Calculations of e.m.f a cell.
  • Application of Nernst equation.
  • Use of cell potential to predict the feasibility of reactions.
  • Industrial uses of electrolysis.
  • H2/O2 fuel cell, rechargeable batteries