A Simple Alternative Apparatus for Electrolysis in a School Laboratory

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Z. Melichováa, I. Nagyováa, and J. Regulib

a Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Matej Bel University, Banská Bystrica, Slovak Republic b Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Education, Trnava University, Trnava, Slovak Republic


The apparatus can be easily used in school laboratories for demonstration of electrolysis. Its advantages are low cost, easy set-up, and a low consumption of the electrolyte. Electrolyses of water and halide solutions are presented. A simple derivation of the equation for determining the amount of the electrolysis product is given.


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