Ways of Energy Conversion in Electrochemical Cells
Doklady Physical Chemistry
, E-ISSN: 1608-3121
Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Institutskaya ul. 3, Novosibirsk, 630090 Russia
Novosibirsk State University, ul. Pirogova 2, Novosibirsk, 630090 Russia
Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, pr. Akademika Lavrent’eva 5, Novosibirsk, 630090 Russia
Production of useful work by a galvanic cell at constant temperature and pressure has been considered. It has been shown that the galvanic cell first converts the reaction energy into dissipated thermal energy, which is then converted into useful work.