Equation icon  Arrhenius equation

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Description: The Arrhenius equation quantises the effect of temperature on a chemical reaction rates.

TeX format:{k}= {Ae^{ -E_a\mathrm/RT}}

k {k} = reaction rate coefficient (s-1) {s^{-1}}
A {A} = Prefactor (mol-1) {mol^{-1}}
T {T} = Temperature (K) {K}
R {R} = universal gas constant (JK-1) {JK^{-1}}
Ea {E_a} = Activation energy (J.mol-1) {J.mol^{-1}}

Keywords: Arrhenius • corrosion • oxidisation • oxide • reaction
Categories: Science approaches
Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation > Corrosion principles
Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation > Forms of corrosion
Science approaches > Corrosion & degradation > Corrosion protection
Properties > Chemical & biological > Biological
Properties > Chemical & biological > Environmental
Created by: The University of Liverpool
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Date created: 02 July 2010
Date added: 04 August 2010
Resource ID: 3187