Answer to Question #51209 in Physical Chemistry for JUGNU

Question #51209
Define the following terms: (i) Catalyst (ii) Adsorption
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2015-04-04T12:34:49-0400
Catalyst – a substance that increases the rate of a reaction without modifying the overall standard Gibbs energy change in the reaction; the process is called catalysis.
Adsorption – anincrease in the concentration of a dissolved substance at the interface of a condensed and a liquid phase due to the operation of surface forces. Adsorption can also occur at the interface of a condensed and a gaseous phase.

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