Chapter 9. Oxidation and Reduction

  1. Richard J. D. Tilley

Published Online: 1 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020849.ch9

Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

How to Cite

Tilley, R. J. D. (2004) Oxidation and Reduction, in Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020849.ch9

Author Information

  1. Emeritus Professor, University of Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470852750

Online ISBN: 9780470020845

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Keywords:

  • Redox reactions;
  • dry and alkaline primary batteries;
  • lead—acid secondary battery;
  • Nickel–metal-hydride rechargeable batteries;
  • galvanization;
  • electrolytic cells;
  • electroplating;
  • Pourbaix diagrams;
  • electrochemical cell

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Redox reactions

  • Galvanic cells

  • Batteries

  • Corrosion

  • Electrolysis

  • Pourbaix diagrams

  • Answers to introductory questions

  • Further reading

  • Problems and exercises