On completion of the unit you should be able to:
- Demonstrate awareness that reactions occur at differing rates.
- Experimentally determine rate of a reaction.
- Demonstrate knowledge of collision theory.
- Apply collision theory to explain how reaction rates can be changed.
- Analyze the reaction mechanism for a reacting system.
- Represent graphically the energy changes associated with catalyzed and uncatalyzed reactions.
|1.1 Reaction Kinetics|
|1.2 Method of Measuring Reaction Rates|
|1.3 Factors Affecting Reaction Rates|
|1.4 Experimental Measurement of Reaction Rates|
|Reading: Hebden – page 1 – 11|
|1.5 Reaction Rates and Collision Theory
|1.6 Enthalpy Changes and Chemical Reactions|
|1.7 Kinetic Energy Distributions|
|1.8 Activation Energies|
|Reading: Hebden – page 12 – 25|
|1.9 Reaction Mechanism|
|1.10 Energy Diagrams of a Reaction Mechanism|
|1.11 The Effect of a Catalyst on the Activation Energies|
|1.12 The Effect of a Catalyst on the Reaction Meachanism|
|Reading: Hebden – page 26 – 36|