reversible reaction

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reversible reaction

A chemical reaction which can proceed in either direction. It does not reach completion but achieves dynamic equilibrium.
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I will exploit two types of reversible reactions: (1) reversible oxidation of alcohols, Which delivers temporarily activated aldehydes/ketones, With the distinct reactivity of their c-h bonds; And (2) reversible retro-hydrofunctionalization of nitriles or their analogues, Which delivers temporarily activated alkenes, Containing allylic c-h and c=c bonds.
Electro-active species of the each half of this battery may pass through reversible reactions. Each half of this battery observes equilibrium between the oxidized and reduced species.
Using MATLAB, the complicated kinetics equations for the reversible reactions can be solved using multiple approaches and can reach a solution faster.
It cannot describe reversible reactions accurately and it is also not suitable for very low and very high concentrations.
According to the general differential kinetic equation of several types of reversible reactions and the thermokinetic transformation equation, the characteristics parameter method for reversible reactions, with which the rate constants of forward and backward reactions and equilibrium constant can be obtained simultaneously from a single thermogram, were proposed.
(1, 2) considered the following three major reversible reactions: (a) ring opening reaction, in which the ring of the monomer, [Epsilon]-caprolactam, is opened by water to form aminocaprolc acid; (b) polycondensation reaction in which the amino and carboxylic acid end groups react to form large polymer chains via amide linkages, with water formed as a condensation product; (c) and polyaddition reaction in which monomer adds on to the growing polymer chains.