To succeed in this topic, you need to:

  • Be familiar with REDOX reactions in relation to electrochemical processes.
  • Be able to complete simple redox half-equations describing oxidation and reduction.
  • Be able to calculate electrode potentials for a given electrochemical cell.

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet, you will:

  • Be able to describe different types of electrochemical cells, including primary cells, secondary cells and fuel cells.
  • Be able to describe electrochemical processes using appropriate REDOX equations and resulting electrode potentials.
  • Be able to discuss applications and limitations for the different examples of electrochemical cells.
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January 2022


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