MCH Chemistry Help

12 September 2020

Enzyme Catalysis in Chemical Transformations

Enzymes are the catalysts of biological systems. They are remarkable molecular designs that determine the pattern of chemical transformations. The most striking characteristics of enzymes are […]
30 August 2020

An Overview of Colligative Properties

The thermodynamics needed to treat the behaviour of solutions is explored in Chapter 5.8 of the Physical Chemistry book. The aim of this post is to […]
14 August 2020

Digging into Phase Diagrams & Cooling Curves

Condensed Binary Systems and  Thermal Analysis  are described in sections 6.4 and 6.5 of the Physical Chemistry textbook. While most of us may not realise it, […]
6 August 2020

A look into Gibbs Energy

The Gibbs Energy, G is a function of state that provides useful information for deciding whether or not a change of any kind will tend to […]
31 July 2020

Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

So far we have learnt from Chapter 2 of the Physical Chemistry book that the First Law of Thermodynamics is essentially the law of conservation of […]
27 July 2020

Basics of NMR Spectroscopy

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is probably the most widely used method for structural elucidation. It provides information about molecular structure through examination of the […]
17 July 2020

Arrhenius Theory in Relation to Acids, Bases and Electrolytes

The Arrhenius theory of electrolytic dissociation is expressed in Chapter 7.3 of the Physical Chemistry book. The theory stated that electrolytes such as acids, bases and […]
11 July 2020

The Donnan Phenomenon in Living Cell Functions

The Donnan phenomenon is not only limited to thermodynamic concepts in physical chemistry. It can be used to help us understand how living cells function. This […]
6 July 2020

Phase equilibrium in a one-component system

The overall process of reaching phase equilibrium and the concepts associated with it can be very complex. Here’s where the laws of thermodynamics come into play. […]

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