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Is Farady's law applicable to electrochemical cell

  1. Jan 15, 2013 #1
    Farady's law are derived for electrolysis. My question is the same rule can be applied in the analysis of electrochemical cell? I think those two cell (electrolytic and electrochemical) are just opposite functional to each other.
     
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  3. Jan 15, 2013 #2

    DrDu

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    Yes, you can use it to calculate the ammount of electrode consumed in generating a certain current.
     
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