Kinetics

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What Factors effect the rate of reaction?
Temperature; concentration; Pressure; surface area; catalyst
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What is the activation energy?
minimum energy required for a reaction to take place
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What is adsorption?
Gasses form weak bonds with metal atoms of the catalyst
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What is the role of a catalyst?
Lowers the activation energy by offering an alternative route way.
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What is heterogenous?
catalyst is in different phase to reactants
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What is homogenous?
Catalyst is in same phase as reactants
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What is desorption?
Products break away from metal atoms of catalyst
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