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Oscillating Reaction: Belousov-Zhabotinskii - Time-Lapse  
Time-lapse versions of the Belousov-Zhabotinskii reaction taking from 10 to 60 seconds are presented.
Kinetics
Oscillating Reaction: Belousov-Zhabotinskii  
Belousov-Zhabotinskii reactions are shown both as movies and as stills.
Kinetics
Rates of Reactions  
The effects of a variety of variables, including concentration, temperature and catalysts, on reaction rate are shown.
Kinetics
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Kinetics : ArrheniusActEnergy (4 Variations)
The rate constant for the first-order dehydration of tert-butyl alcohol at 500oC is 1.20 x 10 -4 s -1. The rate constant for this process at 600oC is 6.80 x 10 -3 s -1. Calculate the activation energy for this reaction in kJ/mol. (R = 8.314 J/mol K)
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Chemometrics
Kinetics : ArrheniusTemp (3 Variations)
The activation energy for the isomerization of cyclopropane to propene is 274 kJ/mol. By what factor does the rate of reaction increase as the temperature rises from 500oC to 550oC assuming all else remains constant? (R = 8.314 J/mol k)

Hint: This is asking for the ratio of rates which is proportional to the ratio of the rate constants, all else being equal.


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Chemometrics
Kinetics : RateConstantUnits (8 Variations)
The isomerization of CH3NC to CH3CN has a rate constant of 0.46 s-1 at 600 K.

(1) Based on the units of the rate constant, what is the order of the reaction? {1:MULTICHOICE:zero-order#No, that is not correct.~=first-order#Correct!~second-order#No, that is not correct.~third-order#No, that is not correct.}

(2) What is the concentration of CH3CN after 0.20 minutes of reaction if the initial concentration is 0.10 M? {1:NUMERICAL:=4e-4:1e-5#Correct!~%50%4e-4:5e-5#Close, but not quite.}(Do not include units!)


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Rate Law
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Pedagogies:
Data Pooling in a Chemical Kinetics Experiment: The Aquation of a Series of Cobalt(III) Complexes  Richard S. Herrick, Kenneth V. Mills, and Lisa P. Nestor
Describes an experiment that introduces students to integrated rate laws, the search for a mechanism that is consistent with chemical and kinetic data, and the concept of activation barriers and their measurement in a curriculum whose pedagogical philosophy makes the laboratory the center of learning for undergraduates in their first two years of instruction.
Herrick, Richard S.; Mills, Kenneth V.; Nestor, Lisa P. J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 1120.
Coordination Compounds |
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Mechanisms of Reactions |
Rate Law |
UV-Vis Spectroscopy
Visualizing the Transition State: A Hands-on Approach to the Arrhenius Equation  Thomas S. Kuntzleman, Matthew S. Swanson, and Deborah K. Sayers
Pennies and dice are used to simulate the kinetics of two irreversible "reactions" with a hands-on, Monte Carlo approach. Arrhenius plots of the data generated yield activation energies comparable to assigned values and pre-exponential factors close to what would be expected based on the probability of a "reactant" achieving the correct orientation for conversion into "product". A comparison of the values obtained for the pre-exponential factors for the different simulations allows students to semi-quantitatively discuss the orientational requirement that is contained within this factor.
Kuntzleman, Thomas S.; Swanson, Matthew S.; Sayers, Deborah K. J. Chem. Educ. 2007, 84, 1776.
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Rate Law
A Student Laboratory Experiment Based on the Vitamin C Clock Reaction  Ed Vitz
Describes an adaptation of the vitamin C clock reaction to a student laboratory experiment in which the orders with respect to peroxide and iodide, the rate constant, and the activation energy are determined by the method of initial rates.
Vitz, Ed. J. Chem. Educ. 2007, 84, 1156.
Consumer Chemistry |
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Mechanisms of Reactions |
Rate Law
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ChemPaths 104 M Feb 21  John W. Moore
Today in Chem 104: * Lecture: Rate Laws * Reading: Kotz:, Ch. 15, Sec. 3-4 Moore, Ch. 13, Sec. 3-5 * Homework #5 due by 11:55 pm F Feb 25 * Excel assignment due in first discussion section this week * Quiz 4 in second discussoin section
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Rate Law
The Rate Equation  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Kinetics |
Rate Law
Unimolecular Processes  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Rate Law
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