Determination of Order of a Reaction

During kinetics studies, it is the prime importance to analyze the rate and order of the reaction. To determine the order of reaction different methods are employed. These methods are experimental as well as theoretical 

Deduction of the rate equation from experimental data and solving problems involving the rate equation.

 Sketching, identifying, and analyzing graphical representations for zero, first, and second-order reactions.

 Evaluation of proposed reaction mechanisms to be consistent with kinetic and stoichiometric data.

Method to determine the order of the reaction.

Theoretical methods

  • Hit and trial method
  • Graphical method

Experimental methods

  • Uv vis spectroscopy
  • Titrimetric methods 

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