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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.
Oscillating Reaction: Belousov-Zhabotinskii  
Belousov-Zhabotinskii reactions are shown both as movies and as stills.
Rates of Reactions  
The effects of a variety of variables, including concentration, temperature and catalysts, on reaction rate are shown.
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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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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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Kinetics : CompareEnergyProfile (11 Variations)
Consider the following reactions that take place at the same temperature, begin with the same molar concentrations, and whose energy profiles are presented below:
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Journal Articles: First 3 results.
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 |
Kinetics |
Mechanisms of Reactions |
Rate Law |
UV-Vis Spectroscopy
An Experimental Approach to Teaching and Learning Elementary Statistical Mechanics  Frank B. Ellis and David C. Ellis
This article details demonstrations that show how equilibrium changes with temperature, energy, and entropy and involve exothermic and endothermic reactions, the dynamic nature of equilibrium, and Le Châtelier's principle.
Ellis, Frank B.; Ellis, David C. J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 78.
Equilibrium |
Kinetics |
Statistical Mechanics |
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
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Kinetica; An Excel program to Stimulate or Analyze Kinetic Data  Leonel Vera, Pedro Ortega, Miguel Guzmán
The Excel spreadsheet Kinetica both simulates and analyzes kinetic data for simple rate equations of the form: - d[A]/dt = k [A]^n Instructors or students can generate simulated kinetic data using parameters they specify, or using parameters randomized by Kinetica. The data set that is generated may then be exported for use in exercises, homework, and exams, or may be analyzed directly within Kinetica. A kinetics data set may also be imported from an external source into Kinetica for analysis.
An Excel Program to Study First-Order Kinetics  Ken Muranaka
User data can be analyzed to determine what parameter values of the first order rate expression give the closest fit, or data can be generated using user-input values of the rate parameters and random noise levels. Statistical characterizations such as confidence limits and variance are calculated.
ChemPaths 104 F Feb 18  John W. Moore
Today in Chem 104: * Lecture: Rates of Reaction * Reading: Kotz: Ch. 15, Sec. 1-2 Moore, Ch 13, Sec. 1-2 * Homework #5 due by 11:55 pm F Feb 26 * Excel Assignment due at first discussion section next week (week of Feb. 21)
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