What is corrosion? Why is corrosion only a problem for some metals (such as iron)?
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Ch.12: Thermodynamics Wednesday, January 20, 2016 9:56 AM • Why chemical reactions happen (and physical processes) • Demo: • Spontaneity: A spontaneous process that occurs without ongoing outside intervention ○ Ex. Ball rolling downhill ○ Ex. Water freezing at -10 degrees Celsius ○ Ex. Iron rusting • Reverse of spontaneous process: Nonspontaneous ○ Does not happen on its own ○ not necessarily impossible • Spontaneous reaction ○ May need help getting started ○ Not necessarily fast • What makes a reaction spontaneous ○ Is a spontaneous reaction equal to and exothermic reaction Combustion reaction = yes Demo reaction = no (spontaneous, but endot
Textbook: Chemistry: A Molecular Approach
Author: Nivaldo J. Tro
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