decomposition reaction

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Noun1.decomposition reaction - (chemistry) separation of a substance into two or more substances that may differ from each other and from the original substance
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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"
electrolysis - (chemistry) a chemical decomposition reaction produced by passing an electric current through a solution containing ions
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There are several methods in which you are able to monitor the decomposition reaction.
The result is attributed to the addition of [EG.sub.P50] and APP, which helps to terminate the decomposition reaction of RPUF, and results in incomplete combustion.
The decomposition reaction of urea is of the first order and the rate depends on the reaction temperature.
These results demonstrated that most of the minerals underwent the decomposition reaction with increasing temperature, while organic carbon was found to undergo decomposition and condensation reactions.
Addition of a hydrogen donor, such as methanol, leads to the decomposition reaction (Equation 4) and production of free radical hydrogen in substantial quantities to terminate radical chains (Equation 5).
This is the reason it was selected as the medium for tar decomposition reaction to take place.
Bryan and Olafsson [22] state that the main decomposition reaction is decarboxylation, possibly preceded by deamination.
The kinetic parameters of a decomposition reaction can be estimated using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).
The catalytic activity of the steel industry wastes in the [N.sub.2]O decomposition reaction was measured in terms of [N.sub.2]O conversion to [N.sub.2] and [0.sub.2], calculated by Equation 1.
Potassium nitrate is produced with the help of a double decomposition reaction of sodium nitrate and potassium chloride.