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Chemical kinetics


Integrated rate law equation for zero order reaction

$$ \text {(a) k } = \frac{[R]_{\,o}–[R] }{t} $$

Where :

k is rate constant ,

[R]o is initial molar concentration and

[R] is final concentration at time t.

$$ \text {(b) } t_{\, \frac{1}{2}} = \frac{[R]_{\,o}}{2k} $$ t1/2 is half life period of zero order reaction.

Integrated rate law equation for first order reaction

$$ \text {(a) k } = \frac{2.303}{t} \log \frac{[R]_{\,o} }{[R]} $$

Where:

k is rate constant and

[R]o is initial molar concentration and

[R] is final concentration at time t.

$$ \text {(b) } t_{\, \frac{1}{2}} = \frac{0.693}{k} $$ t1/2 is half life period of first order reaction.

Arrhenius equation

$$ \text {(a) k } = Ae ^{-Ea/RT} $$

Where:

A is frequency factor,

Ea is the energy of activation,

R is universal gas contant and

T is absolute temperature.- Ea/RT gives the fraction of collisions having energy equal to or greater than Ea.

$$ \text {(b) } \log \frac{k _{\,2}}{k _{\,1}} = \frac{E _{\,a}}{2.303 R} ( \frac{T_{\,2} - T_{\,1}}{T_{\,1} T_{\,2}}) $$

Where:

k1 is rate constant at temperature T1 and

k2 is rate constant at temperature T2 .