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Electrochemistry

A science that deals with the relation of electricity to chemical changes and with the interconversion of chemical and electrical energy.

Contributors in Electrochemistry

Electrochemistry

anode

Chemistry; Electrochemistry

The negative electrode in an electric cell, such as battery, that creates its own electricity.

battery

Chemistry; Electrochemistry

A device that changes one form of energy into another. Common household batteries change the energy that exists in a paste like mixture of dry chemicals into electric current.

charge

Chemistry; Electrochemistry

Property of all particles of matter that causes them to be attracted to or pushed away from other particles.

British thermal unit

Chemistry; Electrochemistry

A unit used to measure heat. Each Btu is equal to the amount of heat that is needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree.

cation

Chemistry; Electrochemistry

An atom or group of atoms that has a positive electric charge and these are formed when an atom or group of atoms loses electrons.

Davy

Chemistry; Electrochemistry

British scientist who was one of the first people to study the relationship between electricity and chemical reactions.

ionize

Chemistry; Electrochemistry

To change the electric charge of an atom by adding or removing an electron is called as ionizing that atom.

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