- #1

- 21

- 0

Thanks.

You are using an out of date browser. It may not display this or other websites correctly.

You should upgrade or use an alternative browser.

You should upgrade or use an alternative browser.

- Thread starter Moonflower
- Start date

- #1

- 21

- 0

Thanks.

- #2

Borek

Mentor

- 28,757

- 3,207

Calculus in chemistry... Think quantum chemistry, thermodynamics, statistical mechanics.

--

--

- #3

- 274

- 0

Derivation of rate laws uses integration.

- #4

- 21

- 0

Cesium: what is derivation of rate laws exactly?

Thanks!

- #5

- 3,345

- 3,617

- #6

Borek

Mentor

- 28,757

- 3,207

Borek: Can you give me specific process that involves calculus?

Relatively simple one: finding limiting current on spherical microelectrode during electrolysis.

- #7

- 277

- 1

Pressure of a gas in a gravitational field.

- #8

- 226

- 0

Radiatiove decay, in order to know how much time it takes for a contaminated area to be safe.

Chemical kinetics, used to predict a reaction's speed or to determine the mechanism of a reaction (especially in organic chemistry).

Quantum mechanics, in which the use of calculus and differential equations (which is a tool completely based on calculus, anyway) determines the behavior of atoms and molecules.

Many branches of physical chemistry use calculus as well.

Share: