mass of a substance altered is proportional to electricity transferred, mass of element altered is proportional to element's weight

Faraday's law of electrolysis

lectrostatic attraction between oppositely charged ions

Ionic bond

a unit of electrical charge widely used in electrochemistry and equal to ~ 96,500 coulombs. It represents 1 mol of electrons.

Faraday constant

the chemistry of and chemical composition of the Earth


a part of chemistry concerned with inorganic compounds

Inorganic chemistry

an international federation of National Adhering Organizations that represents chemists in individual countries

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

phase transition from liquid to solid


number of cycles per unit of time. Unit: 1 hertz = 1 cycle per 1 second


Group 17 on the Periodic Table and are all non-metals


compounds that do not contain carbon, though there are exceptions (see main article)

Inorganic compound

battery made up of electrochemical with two different metals connected by salt bridge

Galvanic cell

The breaking up of a compound into separate ions


particles that fill their container though have no definite shape or volume


material that resists the flow of electric current


a molecule that has gained or lost one or more electrons


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