Define the following: (a) Electrochemical Equivalent (b) Faraday (c) pH | web4study

Define the following: (a) Electrochemical Equivalent (b) Faraday (c) pH



(a) Electrochemical Equivalent:

It is defined as the weight of substance deposited or liberated when one-coulomb electric change is passed through an electrolyte. It is denoted by Z, Unit is Kg/Coulomb 

(b) Faraday:

A current of 96500 coulombs is called one Faraday charge. It is denoted by F.

(c) pH:

It is defined as the negative logarithm of the hydrogen ion (H+) concentration (in mole per litre)

pH= – log [H1]


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