Advertisement Remove all ads

Write Cathode and Anode Reaction in a Fuel Cell. - Chemistry

Write cathode and anode reaction in a fuel cell.

Advertisement Remove all ads

Solution

Cell reactions in a fuel cell:

Oxidation at the anode (-):

Oxidation of hydrogen gas to water occurs at the anode.
2H2(g) + 4OH-(aq) →4H2O(l) + 4e-

Reduction at the cathode (+):

Reduction of oxygen gas to OH ions occurs at the cathode.
O2(g) + 2H2O(l) + 4e- → 4OH-(aq)

  Is there an error in this question or solution?
Advertisement Remove all ads

APPEARS IN

Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads
Share
Notifications

View all notifications


      Forgot password?
View in app×