Chemqueries: CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM

CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM

EQUILIBRIUM:

  • Equilibrium is a state of reversible reaction in which rate of forward reaction is same as that of reverse reaction.
  • So we can say that all the equilibrium reaction is reversible reversible in nature but the reverse is not true.
  • In a chemical reaction, chemical equilibrium is a state in which reactants and products are present in concentration which have no further tendency to change with time.
  • Chemical equilibrium is also known as dynamic equilibrium because there is no net changes in the concentration of reactant and product.
  • The equilibrium between different chemical species present in the same or different phases is called chemical  equilibrium.
  • The entire process can be understood by considering a reversible reaction i.e.

  • There are two types of chemical equilibrium i.e.                                  
    • Homogeneous Equilibrium:The equilibrium reaction in which all the reactants and products are present in the same phase are called homogeneous equilibrium.

    • Heterogeneous equilibrium:The equilibrium reaction in which all the reactants and products are present in different phase are called heterogeneous equilibrium.



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