Chemistry Revision Notes for Class 12 Chapter 3 Electrochemistry

Chapter 3 Electrochemistry talks about electrochemical cells, Nernst equation, Batteries, Corrosion, etc. Electrochemical cells are of two types: Galvanic cell and the electrolytic cell. Fuel cells and Batteries are very beneficial forms of a galvanic cell. There are two main classifications of batteries. They are primary batteries and secondary batteries. Primary batteries die after a period of time and are not reusable as it cannot be recharged. Whereas, secondary batteries can be recharged and are reusable.

Get complete notes of Class 12 Chemistry for Chapter 3 by clicking the below mentioned link.

CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Notes for Chapter 3 Electrochemistry

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Frequently asked Questions on CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Notes Chapter 3: Electrochemistry


What is a ‘Galvanic cell’?

Galvanic cell is an electrochemical cell in which an electric current is generated from spontaneous oxidation-reduction reactions.


What is ‘EMF’?

Electromotive force is equal to the terminal potential difference when no current flows.


What is ‘Reduction potential’?

Reduction potential is the a tendency of a chemical species to be reduced by gaining an electron.


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