Explain how rusting of iron is envisaged as setting up of an electrochemical cell.

Asked by ketagajjar | 6th Jan, 2009, 07:45: PM

Expert Answer:

According to electrochemical theory, the chemically nonuniform parts of iron surface behave like miniature galvanic cellsin the presence of water containing dissolved oxygen and carbon dioxide.One part of the urface act as anode and other act as cathode.

Answered by  | 7th Jan, 2009, 07:45: AM

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