Discuss the five factors that influence reaction rate.
Define catalyst, and discuss two different types.
Explain and write rate laws for chemical reactions.
Chapter 19: Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
Assign oxidation numbers to reactant and product species.
Define oxidation and reduction.
Explain what an oxidation-reduction reaction (redox reaction) is.
Explain what must be conserved in redox equations.
Balance redox equations by using the half-reaction method.
Relate chemical activity to oxidizing and reducing strength.
Explain the concept of auto-oxidation.
Explain what is required for an electrochemical cell.
Describe the nature of voltaic cells.
Describe the nature of electrolytic cells.
Explain the process of electroplating.
Describe the chemistry of a rechargeable cell.
Calculate cell potentials from a table of standard electrode potentials
Chapter 22 Nuclear Chemistry
Explain what a nuclide is, and describe the different ways nuclides can be represented.
Define and relate the terms mass defect and nuclear binding energy.
Explain the relationship between nucleon number and stability of nuclei.
Explain why nuclear reactions occur, and know how to balance a nuclear equation.
Define and relate the terms radioactive decay and nuclear radiation.
Describe the different types of radioactive decay and their effects on the nucleus.
Define the term half-l fe, and explain how it relates to the stability of a nucleus.
Define and relate the terms decay series, parent nuclide, and daughter nuclide.
Explain how artificial radioactive nuclides are made, and discuss their significance.
Compare the penetrating ability and shielding requirements of alpha particles, beta particles, and gamma
Define the terms roentgen and rem, and distinguish between them.
Describe three devices used in radiation detection.
Discuss applications of radioactive nuclides.
Define nuclear fission, chain reaction, and nuclear fusion, and distinguish between them.
Explain how a fission reaction is used to generate power.
Discuss the possible benefits and the current difficulty of controlling fusion reactions.