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Electrochemistry

Dennis Sherwood and Paul Dalby

in Modern Thermodynamics for Chemists and Biochemists

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198782957
eISBN:
9780191826177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782957.003.0020
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter explores electrochemistry, from the fundamental observations associated with the Daniel Cell to redox reactions and the Nernst equation. As throughout the book, all the discussions are ... More


Two Hands Clapping: Redox Reactions

Peter Atkins

in Reactions: The private life of atoms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695126
eISBN:
9780191918445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199695126.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

I promised in Reactions 3 and 4 to lead you to the promised land of the modern understanding of oxidation and reduction reactions. This is the section where these two great chemical rivers flow ... More


Metabolism

Andrew Clarke

in Principles of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy, and Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199551668
eISBN:
9780191847936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199551668.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Metabolism is driven by redox reactions, in which part of the difference in potential energy between the electron donor and acceptor is used by the organism for its life processes (with the remainder ... More


The Lithium Group

George K. Schweitzer and Lester L. Pesterfield

in The Aqueous Chemistry of the Elements

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195393354
eISBN:
9780197562772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195393354.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

The elements which constitute Group 1 of the Periodic Table are known as the alkali metals. They are lithium Li, sodium Na, potassium K, rubidium Rb, cesium Cs, and francium Fr. (Sometimes the NH4+ ... More


The Beryllium Group

George K. Schweitzer and Lester L. Pesterfield

in The Aqueous Chemistry of the Elements

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195393354
eISBN:
9780197562772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195393354.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

The elements which constitute the Be Group of the Periodic Table are known as the alkaline earths. They are beryllium Be, magnesium Mg, calcium Ca, strontium Sr, barium Ba, and radium Ra. All six ... More


The Boron Group

George K. Schweitzer and Lester L. Pesterfield

in The Aqueous Chemistry of the Elements

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195393354
eISBN:
9780197562772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195393354.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

The elements which constitute the Boron Group of the Periodic Table are boron B, aluminum Al, gallium Ga, indium In, and thallium Tl. All five of the elements have atoms characterized by an outer ... More


Properties and Management of Smectitic Soils

S. R. Juo, Anthony and Kathrin Franzluebbers

in Tropical Soils: Properties and Management for Sustainable Agriculture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195115987
eISBN:
9780197561157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195115987.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Smectitic soils of the tropics are medium- to fine-textured alluvial soils containing moderate to large amounts (20% or more) of smectite, a shrinking and swelling clay mineral, in the clay ... More


The V–Cr–Mn Group

George K. Schweitzer and Lester L. Pesterfield

in The Aqueous Chemistry of the Elements

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195393354
eISBN:
9780197562772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195393354.003.0016
Subject:
Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

The three elements to be treated in this chapter (V, Cr, Mn) are the third, fourth, and fifth members of the first transition series. The first two members (Sc, Ti) have been treated in previous ... More


The Fe–Co–Ni Group

George K. Schweitzer and Lester L. Pesterfield

in The Aqueous Chemistry of the Elements

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195393354
eISBN:
9780197562772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195393354.003.0017
Subject:
Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

The three elements to be treated in this chapter (Fe, Co, Ni) are the sixth, seventh, and eighth members of the first transition series. The first five members (Sc, Ti, V, Cr, Mn) have been treated ... More


The Cu Group

George K. Schweitzer and Lester L. Pesterfield

in The Aqueous Chemistry of the Elements

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195393354
eISBN:
9780197562772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195393354.003.0018
Subject:
Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

The elements of this group, copper Cu, silver Ag, and gold Au, often called the coinage metals, resemble each other in some ways, particularly their tendency to nobility, but it cannot be said that ... More


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