Unit 8: Electrochemistry

Learning Objectives for Unit 8 is located here. 

Learn the basic skills and equipment that will be required this year.  To be discussed: lab safety and equipment, introduction to matter, significant figures, measuring devices, dimensional analysis, density, volume, and gas behavior and models.

Notes/ Reference    

Unit notes and Example problems

Presentation Slides U8

How to Solve 
Electrochemical Cell Potentials
  • Determining standard state cell potentials
  • Determining non-standard state cell potentials
Equilibrium Constants and Free Energy Changes for Electrochemical Cells
  • Determining equilibrium constants
  • Determining standard state free energy changes
  • Determining nonstandard state free energy changes
  • Determining quantities of substances produced by electrolysis
  • Determining time required to produce a quantity of a substance by electrolysis
  • Determining the current required to produce a quantity of substance in a given time period. 
Practice/ Handouts   

*denotes supplemental material, not distributed in class

Practice Problem Sets
All of the following are practice problem sets posted in Canvas.


Assigned Textbook Problems
Chapter 20: Electrochemistry
#1,  3,  4,  6,  7,  8,  15,  17,  25,  29,  33,  35,  37,  39,  51,  57,  63,  65,  (85),  (87),  (91)    

Labs/ Demonstrations   


Electrochemistry Project 
     W       H       P       D  




   P   Pre-lab Quiz (Canvas)           H   Handout

   W   Web page                           D   Data


Reference Handouts