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Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 209–215 | Cite as

Electrode heat balances of electrochemical cells: application to NaCl electrolysis

  • Yasuhiko Ito
  • Ryuichi Takeda
  • Shiro Yoshizawa
  • Yukio Ogata
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Abstract

This paper deals with a method of estimating single electrode heat balances during the electrolysis of molten NaCl-ZnCl2 in a cell using aβ-alumina diaphragm. By measuring the thermoelectric power of the thermogalvanic cells: (T) Na/β-alumina/NaCl-ZnCl2/β-alumina/Na(T+dT) and (T) C,Cl2/NaCl-ZnCl2/Cl2,C(T+dT) the single electrode Peltier heat for sodium deposition and for chlorine evolution at 370° C were estimated to be −0.026±0.001 JC−1 and+0.614±0.096 J C−1, respectively.

Keywords

Sodium Physical Chemistry Chlorine Electrochemical Cell Heat Balance 
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© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuhiko Ito
    • 1
  • Ryuichi Takeda
    • 2
  • Shiro Yoshizawa
    • 2
  • Yukio Ogata
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of EngineeringKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Synthetic ChemistryNagoya Institute of TechnologyShowa-kuJapan

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