chemical equilibrium


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Related to chemical equilibrium: equilibrium constant, Le Chatelier's principle
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Noun1.chemical equilibrium - a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rateschemical equilibrium - a chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates
acid-base balance, acid-base equilibrium - (physiology) the normal equilibrium between acids and alkalis in the body; "with a normal acid-base balance in the body the blood is slightly alkaline"
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
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"Rocket Propulsion" begins with the historical context and an introduction to top-level performance measures, and the progresses on to in-depth discussions of the chemical aspects of fluid flow combustion thermochemistry and chemical equilibrium, solid, liquid, and hybrid rocket propellants, mission requirements, and an overview of electric propulsion.
(Basic) Chemical Equilibrium and Activation Energy Level 3 I can analyze how a system would react when a reactant is added at equilibrium, using mathematical equations.
Chemical equilibrium are defined as those that do not involve oxidation-reduction processes but do involve the law of mass action and law of solubility product (involving partial pressure or fugacities and concentrations or activities).
The chemical equilibrium is evaluated during the flexible-wall permeability (FWP) test.
The equilibrium concentrations of charged and neutral species were obtained by using the Chemical Equilibrium Analysis (CEA) code.
In that paper, the authors demonstrate a technique to accelerate the solution of chemical equilibrium equations, by using previous equilibrium calculations of similar input conditions.
Among his topics are the structure and properties of water, concentrations and activities, some general aspects of the chemical equilibrium, precipitation/dissolution equilibria, calco-carbonic equilibrium, complex formation, and sorption.
The circles in Figure 1 indicate the states of chemical equilibrium. The ends of pressure, temperature and chemical species fraction lines are almost close to those circles except the rich combustion.
This design processes the polyester so that the chemical equilibrium reaction of hydrolysis is influenced toward long chain molecules by extracting moisture in the melt phase, thereby ensuring the necessary viscosity.
However, a better alternative to this would be to use a validated chemical equilibrium model to simulate [[sigma].sub.p] from the soil extractable ion contents and [theta] (Kelleners et al.
and Heikkinen, H., (1990) Student ideas regarding chemical equilibrium. Journal of Chemical Education, 67(12), 1000-1003.

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