Le Chatelier's principle: Uses in industry

In this lesson, students will identify and explain optimum conditions needed in order to maximise yield in chemical processing using examples in industries.

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Le Chatelier's Principle: Uses in Industry

Please complete this exit quiz. This quiz will test your understanding of the topic - Le Chatelier's Principle: Uses in Industry and previous topics.

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Q1.For a reversible reaction that is exothermic in the forward direction, what effect does increasing temperature have on the position of equilibrium?

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Q2.In the Haber process, an iron catalyst is used to speed up the rate of reaction. What effect does adding a catalyst have on the position of equilibrium?

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Q3.In a reaction that involves gases, increasing the pressure will shift the equilibrium to...

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Q4.The production of hydrogen gas from methane and steam is endothermic in the forward reaction. Why is a very high temperature not used to increase the yield of hydrogen?

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Q5.Sulphur trioxide is produced to make sulphuric acid. Increasing the pressure at which the reaction occurs increases the yield of of sulphur trioxide. Why is a very high pressure not favourable?

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Quiz:

Le Chatelier's Principle: Uses in Industry

Please complete this exit quiz. This quiz will test your understanding of the topic - Le Chatelier's Principle: Uses in Industry and previous topics.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.For a reversible reaction that is exothermic in the forward direction, what effect does increasing temperature have on the position of equilibrium?

1/5

Q2.In the Haber process, an iron catalyst is used to speed up the rate of reaction. What effect does adding a catalyst have on the position of equilibrium?

2/5

Q3.In a reaction that involves gases, increasing the pressure will shift the equilibrium to...

3/5

Q4.The production of hydrogen gas from methane and steam is endothermic in the forward reaction. Why is a very high temperature not used to increase the yield of hydrogen?

4/5

Q5.Sulphur trioxide is produced to make sulphuric acid. Increasing the pressure at which the reaction occurs increases the yield of of sulphur trioxide. Why is a very high pressure not favourable?

5/5

Lesson summary: Le Chatelier's principle: Uses in industry

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