Theory of Reaction Rates

  • H. E. Avery


The kinetics of both gas-phase and liquid-phase reactions have been studied extensively for many years. Although experimentally more difficult, the study of gas-phase reactions has led to a satisfactory theory of reaction rates for homogeneous gas-phase reactions.


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Further reading


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    W. F. K. Wynne-Jones and H. Eyring. J. chem. Phys., 3 (1935), 492.CrossRefGoogle Scholar


  1. K. J. Laidler and J. C. Polanyi. Theories of bimolecular reactions. Progr. Reaction. Kinetics, 1 (1963), 41.Google Scholar
  2. B. S. Rabinovitch and M. C. Flowers. Chemical activation. Q. Rev., chem. Soc., 18 (1964), 122.CrossRefGoogle Scholar


  1. H. S. Johnson. Gas-Phase Reaction Theory, Ronald, New York (1966).Google Scholar
  2. K. J. Laidler. Chemical Kinetics ( 2nd Edition ), McGraw-Hill, New York (1965).Google Scholar
  3. J. Platt. Gas Kinetics, Wiley, London (1969).Google Scholar

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© H. E. Avery 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. E. Avery
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  1. 1.Lanchester PolytechnicCoventryUK

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